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South African Refugee
South Africa's Government is facing criticism from human rights groups for excluding LGBT+ refugees and asylum seekers from crucial coronavirus relief packages. With South Africa being a common destination for people fleeing nations who persecute sexual minorities, LGBT+ refugees and asylum seekers who have historically been given little access to basic...
President Hassan Rouhani
South Africa's President is facing questions around his public support for world leaders who enforce legislation that legalises the hanging of homosexuals. President Cyril Ramaphosa tweeted about his warm and friendly conversations with two controversial world leaders who have been widely criticised for their anti-LGBT+ views,  human rights abuses, and...
same-sex union Dutch Reformed Church
The Dutch Reformed Church has announced plans to be more inclusive of same-sex unions and apologised for past homophobic discrimination. The church’s apologie came during a General Synod meeting where it was decided to adopt a position “in which everyone’s human dignity is respected.” As a result of the decision, the Dutch...
A South African Pastor who was fired from the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church has decided to challenge the decision in court, claiming that he was fired for his open support for LGBTI equality. According to reports by The Star, Teboho Klaas has taken AME and Bishop Paul Mulenga Kawimbe (who heads...

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