Op-ed: Seeking Asylum, Finding Strength

Op-ed: Seeking Asylum, Finding Strength

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

South African Mosque Welcomes Gays, Women, Christians, Muslims

How One S. African Mosque Treats Gays, Women, Christians

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

South Africa Gets Its First Openly Gay Parliamentarian

South Africa Gets Its First Openly Gay Parliamentarian

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

Gay South African Brutally Murdered

Gay South African Brutally Murdered

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

PHOTOS: Soccer Fans Take a Stand for LGBT Nigerians

PHOTOS: Soccer Fans Take a Stand for LGBT Nigerians

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

WATCH: Obama Invokes LGBT Rights in Mandela Eulogy

WATCH: Obama Invokes LGBT Rights in Mandela Eulogy

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

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