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ZANELE MUHOLI’S FACES AND PHASES TURNS 10
A new exhibition is celebrating Zanele Muholi’s remarkable Faces and Phases photographic portraits, spanning 10 years and more than 250 black lesbians and transgender individuals from South Africa and beyond. - Read More
1ST PRETORIA PRIDE GAY AND LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL
The inaugural two day Pretoria Pride Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is being held at Kiki Coqtail Lounge in Lyttelton from 27 to 28 September. - Read More
QUILTBAG TRANS SEMINAR AND FILM FESTIVAL
The QUILTBAG Project is hosting a seminar and film festival focused on transgender issues in Pretoria at the Dr Miriam Makeba Auditorium (UNISA’s Muckleneuck Campus) on 7 and 8 October. - Read More
PARTICIPATE & WIN WITH THE PIETERMARITZBURG PINK MYNAH FESTIVAL
Pietermaritzburg’s Gay & Lesbian Network will be hosting the annual Pink Mynah Festival from the 22nd to the 29th of October. - Read More
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features
SOUTH AFRICANS ARE “PROGRESSIVE PRUDES” WHEN IT COMES TO LGBTI PEOPLE
A ground-breaking national study has concluded that more than half a million people in South Africa identify as being gay, lesbian, bisexual or gender non-conforming in some way. - Read more...
PRIDETV: SOUTH AFRICA’S FIRST LESBIAN & GAY STREAMING TV CHANNEL IS HERE!
You’ve begged for it. You’ve demanded it – and now PrideTV, South Africa’s (and Africa’s) first LGBT video on demand channel, is here. - Read more...
NIGERIA'S CHINELO OKPARANTA WINS INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN FICTION AWARD
Nigeria’s Chinelo Okparanta has won the Lambda Literary Award for lesbian fiction for her acclaimed début novel Under the Udala Trees. - Read more...
LESBIAN & GAY MARRIAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA: PART 2 – SECOND CLASS CITIZENS
Despite being legally afforded equal rights in South Africa, same-sex couples continue to be treated like second-class citizens by our government when it comes to marriage. - Read more...
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY - WHO IS INCLUDED?
March 8th marks the United Nation’s International Women’s day, a global event celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. - Read more...
LESBIAN & GAY MARRIAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA: PART 1 – LOVE & LOBOLA
Lesbian couple Vaivi and Sape talk about incorporating the custom of lobola into their same-sex wedding and how their marriage has been accepted by the community. - Read more...
HEALTH:VAGINAL RING OFFERS PARTIAL HIV PROTECTION
A groundbreaking vaginal ring that releases antiretroviral (ARV) medicine slowly over a month provides women with moderate protection against HIV infection, reveals a new study. - Read more...
LESBIAN FILM: MAKING CAROL
Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, is the acclaimed big screen adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s seminal lesbian novel The Price of Salt. - Read more...
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MEXICAN GAY PRIESTS OUTED AS POPE BACKS ANTI-GAY MARRIAGE CAMPAIGN - 28/9/2016
An LGBT group in Mexico has controversially outed four catholic priests who it says are in secret gay relationships. - Read more...
EAST AFRICAN COURT OF JUSTICE LGBT RIGHTS CASE RULING DISAPPOINTS - 28/9/2016
A historic case centred on LGBT equality in Uganda has ended with a disappointing outcome for human rights groups and activists. - Read more...
MEET THE FIRST PRO SKATEBOARDER TO COME OUT AS GAY - 28/9/2016
Skateboarding legend Brian Anderson has come out as a gay man, opening the closet doors on a sport that’s been resolutely heterosexual. - Read more...
MUST WATCH! WILL & GRACE CAST REUNITE TO TAKE ON DONALD TRUMP - 27/9/2016
After ten years, the amazing cast of Will & Grace have come together to shoot a hilarious new short episode sending up the American presidential race. - Read more...
YES! PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT MUSICAL HEADS FOR SOUTH AFRICA - 27/9/2016
Dig out your platforms and feather boas! The critically-acclaimed hit musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert based on the Oscar-winning smash film will finally make its South African debut next year. - Read more...
MINISTER GIGABA TO BE AWARDED LGBTI HUMAN RIGHTS AWARD - 27/9/2016
The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, has been announced as the first recipient of the Pretoria LGBTI Pride/GaySA Radio Human Rights Award. - Read more...
SA’S FILM & PUBLICATION BOARD REFUSES TO REVEAL KENYAN CENSORS AGREEMENT - 27/9/2016
Despite an official Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) request made almost five months ago the Film & Publications Board (FBP) has continued to refuse to reveal the agreement it signed with anti-LGBT Kenyan censors. - Read more...
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poll
FEELING BROODY? WOULD YOU CONSIDER RAISING A KID?
Yes. I’ll probably adopt a kid.
Sure. But I’d prefer that the child was genetically mine.
Maybe. But not right now in my life.
Only if I’m in a really stable relationship.
I guess - if my partner really wants kids.
Nope. Dirty nappies just don’t appeal to me.