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South Africa: Ancestors Guide LGBT+ SA Healers to Mend Mental Scars

Widely respected by South Africans as spiritual guides, healers and counsellors, gay sangomas like 23-year-old Maci are also challenging the idea that being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT+) is unAfrican.

Hong Kong: Judge in LGBT civil union legal challenge rejects bid by Hong Kong Catholic diocese and conservative groups to join litigation

Mr Justice Anderson Chow rules court can not arbitrate on social or theological issues and works only on legal considerations

Counsel for Catholic diocese had argued outcome of court case could lead to ‘reverse discrimination’ and have chilling effect on church

Stoning Gay People to Death in Brunei Is an Outrage and Not My Definition of Islam

I WAS 13 years old when I first heard of the Sultan of Brunei. The absolute ruler of a tiny, oil-rich kingdom in Southeast Asia, Hassanal Bolkiah was the subject of a much-discussed TV documentary by the British filmmaker Alan Whicker in 1992. A