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Hate speech and LGBTI rights: perspectives from the Jon Qwelane case

South Africa has an obligation to prohibit hate speech under international law, including against LGBTI persons. But now the Constitutional Court has to decide whether the hate speech provision is constitutional

A very African queerness

Love Falls On Us by Robbie Corey-Boulet explores queer spaces across Africa

Being a mensch first, Edwin-style

Above all, Justice Cameron learned and taught that you can never judge anybody by their cover

Queer parade: Change agent or dated fluff?

From Instagrammable activists to mincing, manicured Muscle Marys, this year’s Mr Gay World veered between a pageant and a movement

São Paulo’s only ‘faggot house’ survives Bolsonaro

The election of Brazil’s right-wing president has let loose his followers’ queerphobia

High Court rules church’s anti-queer policy unlawful

The Pretoria high court this morning overturned a decision by the Dutch Reformed Church forcing queer clergy to be celibate

‘Justice denied’ as Kenya high court postpones ruling on same-sex relations

The challenge to the constitutionality of section 162 of the Penal Code was brought before the court by Kenyan human rights activists

A lone gay man says ‘enough’ to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands

After ​Marchillino Ambraal was gang-raped a second time and a friend was killed, he wants to see justice done

LGBTIQ in higher education – what do we know and what have we done about it?

The Higher Education and Training Gender-based Violence Policy and Strategic Framework is helping to eliminate gender-based violence on campuses

Is education the answer to shifting attitudes towards homosexuality in Botswana?

Developing countries have not made the protection of LGBQTI rights a priority, but the more educated people are, the more tolerant they are

No pride in anti-gay Nigeria

Britain bestowed homophobia on the country and the state and religion cling to it

It’s time to queer psychology and new LGBTI guidelines will achieve this

The guidelines will assist professionals to learn new ways of seeing and unlearn old practices

Faith can promote rape culture

Pastors who use biblical texts to justify what is ‘natural’ perpetuate gender violence

A mother fights queer bias

Her daughter was murdered but she finds peace by helping parents accept their LGBTI children

Trans-shaming by public figures ‘worsens the prejudice’

Queerphobia in the media has been in the spotlight again this week after radio presenter Criselda Dudumashe misgendered her trans audience members

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