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Joburg LGBT-friendly venue Great Dane fires employee for being transphobic: Great Dane, one of Joburg’s well-known queer-friendly hotspots in Braamfontein, says it has fired an employee for being transphobic to a customer.
EPOC invites you to the Ekurhuleni Pride Dialogue: Ekurhuleni Pride will be hosting its 10th annual LGBT Picnic and Dialogue Event in Tembisa, on 8 September and you are invited.
Eye Candy: Meet Top Billing’s new sexy presenters: Calling all lovers of the male form; meet two of Top Billing’s hot new presenters - Fezile Mkhize and Ryle De Morny - who quite enjoy spending time shirtless.
Ariana Grande honours Manchester bomb victims: Ariana Grande drops her fourth studio album, Sweetener, and pays tribute to fans who lost their lives after her Manchester Arena concert in May last year.
JHB: A safe space event for masculine presenting lesbians.: While (black) queer bodies struggle everyday to find spaces where they are meant to feel safe, some, like The Dykes Only Jozi event, are slowly but surely taking the initiative of creating those safe spaces for themselves.
Mamba Q&A: Bianca Del Rio on South Africa and drag culture: Mambaonline had a short but uncensored Q&A session with RuPaul's Drag Race winner Bianca Del Rio when she recently visited South Africa. Here's what she had to say about drag culture and online trolls.
Joburg school tells trans pupil she doesn’t have the ‘right body parts’ to be a woman: A transgender Johannesburg teenager claims she was not allowed to take part in a Women's Day event at her school because she doesn't qualify as a woman.
Gay dating | Young people on age difference in gay relationships: Gay dating culture can be quite difficult to navigate. We recently saw a conversation about age surface on social media when media personality Somizi Mhlongo revealed that he was dating someone almost twice as young as him.
Wits University to celebrate its 10th annual Wits Pride: The University of the Witwatersrand will be hosting its 10th annual LGBTQ Wits Pride, running from the 20th to the 24th of this month.
Quick facts on women violence in S.A: August has become a symbolic month for women in South Africa. However, while men (particularly) have painted this month as a month of “celebrating” women’s struggle and referring to them as “rocks” it is becoming evident that the women of this country do not necessarily feel the same.