DeRay Mckesson
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South Africa

One queer person shares his journey from being outed at school in South Africa to seeking asylum in New York City.

November 18 2014 5:00 AM

Despite threats of violence, the first sermon at an inclusive new Open Mosque near Cape Town, South Africa, was delivered without incident Friday.

September 22 2014 7:34 PM

Zakhele Mbhele becomes the first openly gay person to serve in South Africa's parliament, and the 203rd openly gay parliamentarian in history.

May 30 2014 8:31 PM

The suspect allegedly invited a group of teenagers to watch as he brutally assaulted and murdered a 21-year-old gay man

March 31 2014 2:05 PM

Several soccer fans waved pro-LGBT banners and rainbow flags at a match between the Nigerian and South African national teams on Sunday.

January 20 2014 12:55 PM

People around the world are still persecuted for 'who they love,' said the president when remarking on progress still to be made.

December 10 2013 2:31 PM