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A mixed bag for human rights in Southern Africa in 2019

Abuses continued from Angola to Zimbabwe but there were also victories for people’s rights

High court decision affirms human rights of transgender people in Zimbabwe

In a progressive judgment with far-reaching implications, the Zimbabwean high court found that transgender people have the same rights as all citizens

MPs must kill the anti-gay Bill in Uganda

Proposed legislation imposes the death penalty for gay sex or ‘recruitment’. But love is not a crime

A very African queerness

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

Learning to live my truth as a gay person

I was 22 years old before I was open about my sexuality. I hope others won’t have to wait so long

Being a mensch first, Edwin-style

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

Shining a light on lesbian experiences in Nigeria

Pamela Adie’s LGBTQIA+ documentary ‘Under the Rainbow’, celebrates resilience and the pursuit of happiness and delivers its message as a love letter

Africa needs to hear queer stories

For the past three years, Carl Collison has reported on LGBTI issues and stories for the Mail & Guardian, covering queer peoples’ lives

Germany plans to ban gay, lesbian ‘conversion therapy’

The German health minister plans to pass a law which prohibits gay and lesbian people from converting to heterosexual people

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

Where Kenya leads on queer rights, the rest of Africa must follow

Friday’s ruling could be a new landmark in the fight for queer rights on the continent

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

Fighting the ‘whiteness’ of hope

A Brazilian trans woman has faith in Umbanda and Candomblé, two African-derived religions

Court to clarify NG Kerk queer ruling

The court overturned the policy that queer clergy have to be celibate and that barred the church’s clergy from officiating at same-sex marriages

Ways to be a super queer ally

But in trying to be supportive, allies sometimes get it all wrong

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Disrupt the corrupt

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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