If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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We urge the SA government to condemn this colonial-style Ugandan law and to be as vocal about it as they are about matters concerning discrimination based on race.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has found that the Dutch Reformed Church's policy against solemnising same-sex marriages, diminished the integrity of gay congregants.
The Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs in Parliament has adopted the Civil Union Amendment Bill.
Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations of 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police.
Tanzania says that a plan to hunt down and arrest suspected homosexuals in the country's economic capital is not official policy, distancing itself from a
The governor of Tanzania's economic capital Dar es Salaam has launched an anti-gay crackdown, threatening to arrest people suspected of being homosexuals.
Hormone therapy and surgery are expensive and out of reach for many transpeople.
A gay rights group in Zimbabwe has reportedly called on the government to set up policies that would protect its members from abuse, blackmail and segregation after a gay teacher at a top private school quit his job due to threats.
A gay teacher at a top private school in Zimbabwe has been forced to resign after receiving death threats and threats of legal action from parents, reports on Friday said.
A Kenyan appeals court has ruled unlawful the use of forced anal exams to test whether two men had gay sex, which is criminalised in the east African country.
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Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot has hinted at an attention-grabbing outcome after a two-week artistic collaboration in South Africa, but they stuck to their vow to keep their next performance a secret.
Jade September's lawyers say she has been denied the right to express her gender through her hairstyle, dress and use of small amounts of makeup while incarcerated in a male corrections facility.
At least 10 men have been arrested for allegedly conducting a same-sex marriage ceremony on the Tanzanian Island of Zanzibar, says a report.
The Tanzanian government has distanced itself from the local administrator who called for a crackdown on gay people in Dar es Salaam.
Thousands have gathered for Taipei's Gay Pride parade - the biggest in Asia - ahead of a landmark vote next month on LGBT rights on the island.
Western Cape schools are starting to embrace transgender learners and are encouraged to protect members of the LGBTQI community from bullying, thanks to the Department of Education.
The United States is denying visas to the partners of more than 100 gay diplomats unless they get married, officials say.
India's Supreme Court has struck down a ban on gay sex after a decades-old campaign against a colonia-era law used to hold back LGBT rights.
Hate crimes motivated by xenophobia, homophobia, sexism and other forms of intolerance continue to hinder South Africa’s struggle for social justice, according to a new study.
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