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Nakhane: ‘For as long as I need to, I’m going to talk about being a gay artist’

A few months after the actor, musician and author Nakhane started receiving online death threats, he developed an unorthodox reaction…
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Somizi: Not every gay man wants to be in your pants

Somizi may have besties who are straight and married, but the star says the pair have never tried to be romantic,…
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Egyptian police use Grindr to lure gay men to hotel rooms

Police in Egypt are using gay app Grindr to lure gay and bisexual men to hotel rooms to arrest them.…
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Tanzania deports three lawyers for ‘promoting homosexuality’

Tanzania has deported three South African lawyers after they were accused of promoting homosexuality. They were among 13 people arrested…
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World Health Organisation reverses decision to name anti-gay Robert Mugabe a Goodwill Ambassador

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reversed a decision to name Zimbabwe tyrant Robert Mugabe a ‘Goodwill Ambassador’. Mugabe has…
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Robert Mugabe, who claims ‘filthy’ gay people should be castrated, named WHO Goodwill Ambassador

Zimbabwe tyrant Robert Mugabe has been named a ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ by the World Health Organisation. Mugabe has been the President…
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In Africa, LGBT Rights Activists Worry About Trump impact

DAKAR — Gay rights activist Joseph Achille Tiedjou is worried every day that he will be harassed or arrested in Cameroon.…
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Teens arrested for same-sex dancing as nationwide ‘gay hunt’ begins in Burundi

Two gay teens have been arrested for dancing together. Police in Burundi have begun a nationwide official hunt for gay…
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42 Men In Nigeria Could Face 14 Years in Jail

A human rights crisis erupted in Nigeria this weekend when police raided a Lagos hotel and arrested 42 men for…
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HIV virtually cured for 8 years in South African Child

A nine-year-old infected with HIV at birth has spent most of their life without needing any treatment, say doctors in…