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        It is still a crime to have same-sex relations in 68 countries, according to a global review published on Wednesday by the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA). Since the ILGA’s last review in 2017, India and Angola have legalised same-sex relations, while Chad moved to criminalise gay sex that ...
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    There is a quiet air of excitement at the offices of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC), as the countdown draws closer to Friday when a much-awaited ruling by Kenya’s High Court could make history. The charity has fought hundreds of cases of abuse against sexual minorities in Kenya’s courts, but the ...
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      Neatly laid out and facing Mecca, it is the colourful prayer mats arranged in a rainbow pattern that offer the first clue that the Masjid Ul-Umam mosque in Cape Town, South Africa, is not a typical place of worship.   Nearby, Tahir, a softly spoken man in his late 20s, sits between a gay ...