27th March 2015
South Africa: Father granted surrogate maternity leave 1
1:20 PM — A court has granted full maternity leave to a father whose baby was delivered by surrogate.
14th March 2015
World’s first successful penis transplant completed after ‘botched circumcision’ 36
3:02 PM — Doctors in South Africa have carried out the world's first successful penis transplant.
27th February 2015
South Africa: ‘Gay cure’ camp leaders guilty of murder 21
3:05 PM — Two men who ran a camp linked to "gay conversions" have been found guilty of murder, child abuse and assault.
19th February 2015
‘Cape Town Pride doesn’t represent the black LGBT community’ say activists 33
4:48 PM — An LGBTI rights group in Capetown has pulled out of Pride because they say it doesn't represent black people.
3rd February 2015
Window fitter said he ate another man’s heart ‘to prove he was not gay’ 6
8:02 PM — A man has admitted ripping another man's heart out, and said he did it to 'prove he was not gay'.
11th December 2014
Gay rights champion Desmond Tutu cancels travel plans amid battle with cancer 10
11:30 AM — A long-time supporter of gay rights Archbishop Desmond Tutu has cancelled travel plans as he battles prostate cancer.
9th December 2014
Cartoonist apologies for anti-gay tweet about Shrien Dewani
1:40 PM — A South African cartoonist has apologised for making anti-gay comments on Twitter in response to the Shrien Dewani verdict.
8th December 2014
Shrien Dewani murder trial thrown out by judge
11:03 AM — The murder cast against Shrien Dewani has been thrown out by a judge in South Africa.
5th December 2014
One year on the world remembers human rights defender Nelson Mandela 3
1:18 PM — A year after his death at 95, the world is paying tribute to human rights defender Nelson Mandela.
4th December 2014
PHOTOS: Is this the biggest pride flag ever flown? 3
2:05 PM — The biggest Pride flag in Africa, and possibly the world, has been flown at Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa.
2nd December 2014
Family of late wife to sue Shrien Dewani for not telling them that he ‘was bisexual or gay’
1:56 PM — The family of Shrien Dewani's late wife have said in an interview that they intend to sue him for reasons including the fact that he didn't tell them he had slept with men before he married their daughter.
6th November 2014
South Africa: Pretoria introduces healthcare centre for gay and bisexual men
11:37 AM — The city of Pretoria in South Africa has introduced a healthcare practice for gay and bisexual men as an alternative to "abusive" general facilities.
1st November 2014
You’ll never guess which country Googles gay porn the most 92
3:15 PM — A surprising country has topped Google's rankings for searching for pictures of gay sex.
27th October 2014
Gay prostitute barred from giving evidence in Shrien Dewani murder trial 10
1:09 PM — A gay male escort has been stopped from giving evidence in the murder trial of British millionaire Shrien Dewani.
15th October 2014
Judge: Evidence that Shrien Dewani is gay or bisexual ‘doesn’t matter’
9:24 AM — The judge in the Shrien Dewani trial has said it "doesn't matter" if there is evidence that he is gay or bisexual, and questioned whether his sexuality had any impact on whether or not he was guilty.
14th October 2014
Shrien Dewani described himself as a ‘single gay man’ on gay dating site
4:05 PM — Millionaire Shrien Dewani, who is currently on trial in South Africa in connection with the murder of his wife, described himself as a "single gay man", on dating website Gaydar.
9th October 2014
Shrien Dewani described himself as ‘submissive, filthy minded and perverted’ on gay dating site
4:55 PM — Millionaire Shrien Dewani, who is currently on trial in South Africa in connection with the murder of his wife, previously described himself as "submissive, filthy minded and perverted" on a gay dating website.
8th October 2014
Parliamentary aide to testify that he had sex with Shrien Dewani in trial
4:33 PM — During the trial of Shrien Dewani, a British parliamentary aide who claimed to have had sex with the suspect is expected to give evidence as a prosecution witness.
6th October 2014
Shrien Dewani tells court he is bisexual in honeymoon murder trial 17
12:21 PM — British millionaire Shrien Dewani today stands trial in South Africa, accused of arranging a plot to kill his wife during their honeymoon, as the court heard that he is bisexual and slept with male prostitutes.
4th October 2014
South Africa: Pro-gay ‘open mosque’ burnt by arsonists 22
7:50 PM — A Cape Town mosque which preached acceptance of gay people has been damaged in an arson attack.