From the 1950s to the early 1970s the carnival was a place for queer expression and attracted performers from as far away as Brazil.
A 26-member theatre ensemble aims to bring history to light in a fresh way.
Despite harsh laws, a growing number of African countries are representing queer life in their cinema.
Digital platforms have birthed a new school of writers and activists in Nigeria and Kenya.
Queer theory tells us that people’s identities are complex. If all research subjects are approached this way, we can understand their responses more fully.
Studies show unisex toilets don’t lead to violence – and they create a safer space for gender diverse people.
The history of Christian nonconformism should lead church leaders to look with sympathy on gay Ugandans’ situation today.
Outspoken, astute and sometimes controversial, he transcended the role of talk radio host to become a public intellectual.
The Ugandan law is one of a spate of laws across Africa that are said to protect the heterosexual African family.
In over 30 countries LGBTIQ+ people would face imprisonment. Progress has been made but there is still a long way to go.
His books bring north Africa into conversation with sub-Saharan Africa about lived queer experiences.
Anti-LGBT sentiments are on the rise around the world, and Canada is not immune to the tide. Now is the time for us to speak out and denounce anti-LGBTQ actions and rhetoric.
It seems likely that Uganda’s president, who has described homosexuality as ‘disgusting’ will pass this bill into law.
Her passing shocked the nation and drew praise for her unique vocal powers and musical mentorship.
On at Cape Town Pride, Melanie Chait’s documentary is about her life partner Nancy Diuguid.
He will have a joyful welcome but a difficult task - to challenge negative values while enabling a more African Catholic church.
The activist is today the subject of songs, sculptures, an annual lecture and even a new musical.
A small but vocal lobby – some aided by US conservatives – have drawn battle lines around unisex bathrooms and gender pronouns.
Indigenous knowledge, African languages, queer rights and Afrofuturism are some of the issues discussed in the new book.
Kenya’s LGBTI community continues to face the deadly consequences of homophobia, transphobia and biphobia.