ARTICLES RELATING TO LGBTQI

Artists refusing to make gay wedding invitations win US legal battle

2019-09-17 09:07

Two Arizona artists who refused to create invitations to same-sex weddings due to their Christian beliefs were within their legal rights, the US state's top court has ruled.

Sonke Gender Justice to document lived experiences of women, girls and LGBTQI+ community in SA

2019-08-17 16:00

Sonke Gender Justice has launched an initiative documenting the lived experiences of women, girls and members of the LGBTQI+ community in South Africa.

Ecuador's highest court approves same-sex marriage

2019-06-13 11:13

Ecuador's highest court has approved same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic and conservative South American country.

Puerto Rico bans gay 'conversion therapy'

2019-03-29 05:47

Puerto Rico banned the practice of so-called gay 'conversion therapy', which seeks to change the sexual orientation of people who are gay or bisexual.

Chinese homoerotic writer gets 10 year jail term

2018-11-19 21:25

A female Chinese novelist has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for writing and distributing books containing explicit descriptions of gay male sex, state-run media said.

Two Malaysian women caned under Islamic law for lesbian sex

2018-09-03 10:06

Two Malaysian women have been caned for having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, despite an outcry from activists at the "cruel and unjust" punishment.

Are you saying lesbians shouldn't have children? Rihanna's muse shuts down Instagram troll

2018-07-04 15:39

Slick Woods sparks important conversation about reproductive rights.

 

OPINION: Tackling sexual and gender rights within the paradox of faith

2019-09-05 07:12

Faith is a powerful shaper of identity and meaning. It influences social norms, values and behaviours. All too often though, organised religion does violence to those who do not conform to dominant gender and sexual codes, writes Melanie Judge.

ANALYSIS: African gay bashing 'a colonial import'

2019-06-25 07:00

Some decry Botswana's enlightened High Court judgment on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa.

Botswana high court decriminalises homosexuality

2019-06-11 12:29

Botswana's high court, in a highly-anticipated verdict, has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality, which is outlawed under the country's 1965 penal code.

A lifetime of fighting for gay rights: Funeka Soldaat tells her own story

2019-02-10 11:13

Gender activist Funeka Soldaat's book has all the makings of a gripping bestseller – a fearless hero, numerous near-death experiences, all centred around what, at the time, was seen as forbidden love... but there's nothing fictional about it.

CEDRIC BLASTS HOMOPHOBES!

2018-11-19 12:30

Actor Cedric Fourie has criticised the “bitter women” who called him a “waste” after he was pictured with YouTube sensation LaSizwe at the Feather Awards last week.

WATCH: Transgender actress Laverne Cox enraged over misgendered murder victims

2018-08-17 10:32

The Orange Is The New Black star recently spoke out about this often disregarded issue.

Get proud this weekend with these 5 shows! (Plus watch a bonus episode of Queer Eye!)

2018-06-22 11:30

This Pride Month check out some of the best coming out moments proudly streaming on Netflix, ranging from side-splitting confessions to running-out-of-tissues sobbing.

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