HEADLINES

This gay painter has become the most expensive living artist in the world: David Hockney's painting of his ex-lover has just become the most expensive painting by a living artist ever sold.
DA launches LGBTIQ+ safe spaces project in KZN: The DA in KZN has launched a safe spaces project for LGBTIQ+ people in the province, involving councillors' offices.
Gauteng’s LGBTQ community loses two drag stars in one week: Gauteng’s LGBTQ community is in mourning over the loss of two drag stalwarts, Dame Crystal Chandelier (Wayne Desmond Kleynhans) and Cindy De La Vega (Steven Jacobs).
Tanzania loses millions of dollars in aid over gay witch-hunt: Denmark, said to be Tanzania's second biggest donor, is halting aid to the country in response to its anti-gay crackdown.
From Ramaphosa to Somizi: Here’s the Feather Awards 2018 roundup: The winners of the 10th annual Feather Awards, celebrating LGBTI allies, celebrities and activists, were announced on Thursday night in Johannesburg.
Phumi Mtetwa: On receiving the 2018 Simon Nkoli Feather Award: Long-standing South African LGBTIQ campaigner Phumi Mtetwa was this week awarded the 2018 Simon Nkoli Feather Award. 
Conversion therapy triples LGBT youth suicide attempts: A new study has found that conversion therapy by parents to change their children's sexual orientation leads to a shocking spike in attempted suicides.
“A duty to lead”: Ramaphosa urged to speak out on African LGBTQ+ rights: President Cyril Ramaphosa has been urged to condemn the persecution of LGBTQ+ people in Tanzania and in other countries in Africa.
Pretoria #ShameOnYou march to protest anti-LGBTIQ nations: The #ShameOnYou march on 27 November in Pretoria will take a stand against those nations that recently voted against LGBTIQ human rights at an international forum.

FEATURES

Kewpie: understanding what it meant to be queer in District Six under apartheid:
Kewpie at the Marie Antoinette Ball at the Ambassador
Therapy 22: The return of Gary VR: After a 10 year hiatus, groundbreaking Joburg DJ, remixer and producer Gary Van Riet (now known as Gary VR) returns
Johannesburg Pride 2018 – Gallery 2: The 29th edition of Johannesburg Pride took place on Saturday 27 October, and kicked off with a parade around
Johannesburg Pride 2018 – Gallery 1: Johannesburg Pride, Africa’s first-ever LGBTQ Pride, celebrated its 29th edition on Saturday, with
Who’s blessing who? Same-sex blesser relationships: The “blessing” phenomenon has made headlines in South Africa in recent years. So how
Opinion | Why same-sex marriage is not the ultimate tool for queer liberation: Is same-sex marriage a valid option for gay and lesbian people?
Male 2 Male Health | Why you should also be concerned about TB: When it comes to gay and other men who have sex with men, HIV is the health concern
13 things you should know about being LGBTQ or a man who loves men: LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer/questioning) people
Honouring queer African lives: Chike Frankie Edozien:
Chike Frankie Edozien (Pic: David Campbell Morrison)
Nigerian journalist and academic, Professor

Entertainment

From Ramaphosa to Somizi: Here’s the Feather Awards 2018 roundup:
MC: Somizi Mhlongo (Pic: David Penney)
The winners of the 10th annual
Calum Scott’s beautiful new coming out music video is a must-watch: Get the tissues ready! British singer and songwriter Calum Scott,
Two African movies among best queer films of 2018:
Rafiki
African filmmakers are making waves in the queer movie scene, as highlighted by leading film
PrideTV Highlight: Life Partners: With Leighton Meester as co-star, Life Partners from PrideTV, Africa’s LGBTQI video-on-demand (VOD) streaming leader, 
Life’s a drag (race) as MCQP revs its engines for 2018!:
Performer Sasha Le Strange, model Ewan Strydom, and international DJ and project
Teacher from Mitchells Plain crowned Miss Gay Western Cape 2018:
Wendy La Rosa (centre) was named Miss Gay Western Cape 2018 (Pic: Pic: Errol Stroebel)

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This gay painter has become the most expensive living artist in the world David Hockney’s painting of his ex-lover has just become
DA launches LGBTIQ+ safe spaces project in KZN The DA in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) has launched a safe spaces project for LGBTIQ+ people in the province, involving
Gauteng’s LGBTQ community loses two drag stars in one week
Dame Crystal Chandelier – Wayne Desmond Kleynhans
Gauteng’s LGBTQ community
Tanzania loses millions of dollars in aid over gay witch-hunt
Paul Makonda (Pic: Facebook)
Denmark, said to be Tanzania’s second biggest
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GALLERIES

The 29th edition of Johannesburg Pride took place on
Johannesburg Pride, Africa's first-ever LGBTQ Pride, celebrated its 29th
Saturday’s Pretoria Pride saw thousands gathering at the Centurion
Pretoria Pride brought thousands to Centurion in a colourful
Saturday's 13th annual Soweto Pride march saw dozens taking
Members of Gauteng's LGBT+ community and allies came out

WHAT'S ON

PrideTV Highlight: Life Partners With Leighton Meester as co-star, Life Partners from Africa’s LGBTQI video-on-demand (VOD) streaming leader, PrideTV, straddles the line between mainstream and LGBT quite comfortably.
Life’s a drag (race) as MCQP revs its engines for 2018! The theme for this year’s MCQP, Africa’s biggest costume party, has been revealed and it’s sure to appeal to both the butchest of jocks and the most regal of queens.
The Pink Tent at Smoking Dragon How are you seeing in the New Year? How about the annual Smoking Dragon music festival and its Pink Tent LGBT friendly area in the awe-inspiring Drakensberg mountains?
Therapy 22: The return of Gary VR After a 10 year hiatus, groundbreaking Joburg DJ, remixer and producer Gary Van Riet (now known as Gary VR) returns to the decks to DJ at the upcoming Therapy 22 celebration on Friday 9 November.
PrideTV highlight: Naked As We Came Naked As We Came is a thoughtful and sensitive family drama that's won a host of film festival awards, and can be viewed free right now on PrideTV.
PrideTV highlight: The Throwaways This title from Africa’s LGBTQI video-on-demand (VOD) streaming leader, PrideTV, just goes to show that - very often - coming out is not an episode of Modern Family.