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Cape Town politician declares war on “f*g paradise”: The head of an obscure South African political party is desperately attempting to secure relevance on social media with threats to vandalise Cape Town's rainbow crossing.
Al Jama-ah demands LGBTIQ+ exclusion from SA’s national family policy: Al Jama-ah, Joburg mayor Kabelo Gwamanda's homophobic party, has demanded that LGBTIQ+ groups "stop imposing their practices on society."
‘State of Emergency’ declared for LGBTQ+ Americans: The largest LGBTQ+ rights group in the US has, for the first time ever, officially declared a 'State of Emergency' for LGBTQ+ Americans.
DStv says it won’t show LGBTQ+ content in Uganda: South African-based satellite TV service DStv has confirmed that it will not show any LGBTQ+ content to abide by Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Woolworths faces backlash for LGBTQIA+ Pride campaign: Woolworths has launched a high-profile campaign to mark International Pride Month, which has led to a backlash by queerphobic bigots.
Uganda: Landlords start evicting LGBTQ+ people: It appears that landlords in Uganda have now begun evicting LGBTQ+ tenants to avoid violating the recently enacted Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Pride survey finds that 9% of adults in 30 countries identify as LGBT+: A survey of 30 countries, including South Africa, has revealed that approximately 9% of their populations identify as LGBT+.
Namibia: Methodist Church condemns anti-LGBTQ marches as two arrested: The Methodist Church in Namibia called on its members to refrain from participating in marches against the LGBTQ+ community on Friday.
Uganda: Anti-LGBTIQ+ law faces court challenge as US threatens sanctions: Human rights activists in Uganda have filed a constitutional court challenge against the country's appalling new Anti-Homosexuality Act.
Queer community mourns journalist and thinker Eusebius McKaiser: Tributes have poured in for Eusebius McKaiser, one of the South African queer community's most brilliant minds, who died suddenly at the age of 45.