LGBTQIA+

Who heals the healer?

“I’m okay. I’m hanging in there. You know how it is,” writes Dr. Anastacia Tomson as she navigates being a woman, a...

#LGBQTILife : Homophobia is a colonial import Africa upholds with its...

The anti-LGBQTIA+ laws in Africa are a remnant of colonialism. The penal code was a set of laws which criminalised being gay....

Rafiki is a Black queer love affirmation

Living in a pandemic has given us the opportunity to travel and explore the world through watching films. Queer people will tell...

#LGBQTILife: First ever pride parade is held in Malawi

Malawi held its first-ever pride parade on June 26 2021 to end off global Pride Month celebrations, The pride march was groundbreaking...

#LGBQTILife: The Pocket Queerpedia is an educational resource for understanding queerness

The Pocket Queerpedia is a resource for activists, educators and the queer community developed by The Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education. The...

#LGBQTILife : Ashwin Thyssen on queerness, faith and creating your own...

We live in a country with high rates of hate crimes, and it feels like we have very little to celebrate as...

#LGBQTILife: We need to be advocating for more inclusive shelters

The safety and protection of LGBTIQA+ folk should be at the forefront of our government’s planning agenda. Sadly it is not. Inclusive...

How Israel uses pinkwashing to position itself as a “gay paradise”

It’s almost comically paradoxical the way Israel positions itself as the only democracy in the Middle East. This while also carrying out...

#LGBQTILife: Working as a doctor in rural South Africa

Dr Anele Mhlakaza is a 28-year-old trans man medical doctor working in rural Eastern Cape. He is currently in his third year...

#LGBQTILife: Navigating life in student leadership and the church as a...

We spoke to Lance-Selae August, a 27 year old student leader at UCT. They are an Honours student in Theatre and Performance,...

#LGBTILife: The reality of one woman’s journey for a name change...

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, recently met with various Trans Activist Coalition groups in order to improve service delivery...

“We are calm” – Camps Bay housing activists speak out on...

The We See You Collective took up occupation in a Camps Bay mansion on 22 September.  https://twitter.com/mtyala/status/1313883567802417152

A Sanctuary For Traumatised LGBTI Asylum Seekers

The most important thing for LGBTIQ+ asylum seekers and refugees faced with stigma and discrimination in foreign countries is to have their...

Being Lesbian In Nigeria: ‘Under The Rainbow’ Doccie Tells The Human...

Queer Nigerians exist and are as complex and human as everybody else. This is the message behind Pamela Adie’s documentary ‘Under The...

EXTRACT: They Called Me Queer: “Blue Tea and The Beast”

They Called Me Queer is a collection of stories written by Africans from the queer community. The book is compiled by Kim...

Talking Islamic Social Justice With ‘Lady Imam’ Amina Wadud

In the conversation on the intersection between Islam and gender, there is no name quite as well-known as Professor Amina Wadud. Both...

BCCSA Confirms Zodwa Wabantu Complaint As She Tries To Defend Herself

UPDATE: The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) confirmed to The Daily Vox that it had received the complaints against Wabantu....

Competing Petitions Launched Following Zodwa Wabantu’s Anti-Gay Rant

Following the outcry by the queer community to get Zodwa Wabantu’s reality TV show cancelled in response to the reality star’s homophobic...

Zodwa Wabantu Reveals Her Homophobia and Transphobia

COMMENT On a recent episode of reality-tv show Zodwa Wabantu Uncensored, the titular star Zodwa Libram (also known as...

“Bisexuals Just Want To Exist And Be Accepted”

Bisexuality: “the potential to be attracted — romantically and/or sexually — to people of more than one sex and/or gender.” (This definition...
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