Same Sex Marriage

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

The Constitutional Court said same-sex marriage had been approved in a five-to-four vote of its nine judges in a closed door hearing

Botswana to rule on scrapping anti-gay laws

Homosexual acts are outlawed in Botswana — one of Africa's most stable, democratic nations — under the country's penal code of 1965

There’s a queer way to think about marriage

"Since when is marriage a path to liberation?"

Theology students back queer rights

Followers are suing the Dutch Reformed Church over its retrograde action on same-sex unions

Same-sex couples vs home affairs

They were left in limbo while they waited for the department to issue them with certificates

EU rules on residence rights for same-sex spouses

The European Union ruled that countries must recognise the rights of migrants who want to live in their spouse’s native country

The sacred versus the profane

'Circling each other now, each fighter coming in for the obligatory mock charge'

Bill aims to fix same-sex marriage glitch

Couples are being turned away by the department of home affairs — prompting the introduction of an amendment Bill to Parliament last Friday

Australia MP proposes to gay partner in parliament

​A gay Australian lawmaker popped the question to his partner in parliament shortly after a bill paving the way for same-sex marriage was introduced

Anglican church speaks with two tongues on same-sex unions

The bishops say being gay is ‘unnatural’ but the archbishop, laity and clergy disagree.

Gigaba: We’re slowly educating home affairs staff to be more LGBTI-friendly

The minister says if even the NG Kerk can vote for same-sex marriages, then 'anybody can change'.

Editorial: Protect us from hate speech

Rollercoaster week for LBGTI community with rejection of hate preacher but also reluctance from marriage officers.

Latest

R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences