MARCH TO BAN CANNED HUNTING
15 Mar: Canned Hunting is totally immoral and completely unacceptable. We're marching against it in Cape Town, Dbn, Jhb, Pretoria, PE, Pietermaritzburg; London & US. - Facebook
JHB WE ARE ONE
22 Mar: WE ARE ONE will again cement its status as South Africa’s First Colour Festival party experience when it returns to Johannesburg on 22 March 2014 at Emmarentia Dam. - Facebook
OUT IN AFRICA FILM FEST 2014
Date TBA: 2014 marks a truly monumental milestone for the OIA team as they ready themselves for their 20th anniversary. WATCH THIS SPACE - Website
CTL CAMP APRIL
11-13 April: Braai tongs at the ready, Cape Town Lesbians is set to head off into the Bonnievale for another incredible 3 day camp. - Facebook
PINK LOERIE FESTIVAL 2014
30 April - 4 May: Book your flights, reserve your accommodation, don't miss out on the very pinkness that marches through the streets of Knysna each year, raising funds for the queer community. - Facebook
M.I.S.S GALLERY: SOUL SISTERS
It was a night of burlesque, big beats and beautiful Cape Town lesbians as MISS put the sizzle back into soul. Girls rocked the rainbow, big hair and glitter in another memorable women-only event. Be sure to grab tickets when they're announced next time or the closest you'll get is our fabulous photo gallery!
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DEAR AFRICAN LEADERS…
I want to just say I am deeply disappointed. I am hurt and scared of you. I wake up every morning and I question my thoughts and views of the African renaissance. I question my birth right, my ability to decide to build a family. - Read more...
AFRICAN GAY LOVE – A YEAR LATER
When audit manager Tshepo Cameron Modisane and IT specialist Thoba Calvin Sithole married in a gay “traditional” African wedding ceremony in April last year they unleashed waves of celebration and condemnation across South Africa and the continent. - Read more...
1ST FRIDAY GALLERY: VALENTINE
Lesbians painted the town of Vacca Matta in Montecasino, red at Joburg's hottest all-girl party - 1st Friday!! In the spirit of Valentines, girls dressed to the RED theme and hit the club for a night of fun. Check out Mambagirl's first big bash gallery of 2014! - View Gallery
CAPE TOWN PRIDE 2014: ALL THE DETAILS
The 10-day festival comprises of a host of community-orientated events that are free of charge as well as other exclusive events that attract the more well-heeled members of the LGBTI community. - Read more...
BIPHOBIA – THE FINAL FRONTIER?
It seems to me that hating on bisexuals is one of the last prejudices still standing – a prejudice that many gay people are quite happy to hold. Let me be the first to admit it: I don’t really understand bisexuality. - Read more...
SPINS: GAGA, CELINE DION, DANNY K
The holiday season is traditionally replete with new music releases. Jared Orlin looks at the latest offerings from Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, Danny K, Avril Lavigne, and more, all vying for a share of your Christmas shopping budget. - Read more...
1ST FRIDAY GALLERY: LETTING GO
1st Friday said goodbye to Cafe Culture and South Africans said farewell to Madiba in December. The choice was to be sad or celebrate the great memories. A great way to end a monumental year was caught in our extensive photo gallery. - View Gallery
THANK YOU NELSON MANDELA
As the nation and the world mourns Nelson Mandela’s death, we remember some of the highlights of this icon’s relationship with the LGBTI community. It is undoubtedly thanks to Mandela’s support for gay and lesbian equality at the dawn of our democracy, that we live in a country that constitutionally protects our rights – ensuring we are ALL free. - Read more...
YOUTUBE: FACES & PHASES OF ZANELE MUHOLI
“If I wait for someone to validate my existence it will mean that I am shortchanging myself,” Muholi said. “You Google black lesbians in South Africa, you’ll see what you see there. There is nothing that focuses on same-sex love versus these hate crimes.” - Read more...