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8 queer friendly things to do this festive season: The December festive season is upon us and many are busy making preparations to head back home to spend this time with family.
Honouring queer African lives: Chike Frankie Edozien: Nigerian journalist Chike Frankie Edozien has written a remarkable new book about African queer lives. He talks to MambaOnline about LGBTQ+ visibility and hope.
The 10th Ekurhuleni Pride went ahead despite controversies: Members of Gauteng's LGBT+ community and allies came out for Ekurhuleni Pride on Saturday to celebrate queer visibility.
Good Hope FM presenter in hot water over “homophobic” comment: Good Hope FM radio personality, Celeste Mitchell, has found herself in hot water after a screenshot of a remark that's been seen as homophobic made the rounds on social media.
Home Affairs finally grants same-sex couple a (limited) spousal visa: After months of chasing after the department of home affairs, lesbian couple, Wendy Kessman and Nomfundo Ngidi were finally granted a spousal visa but only to live legally in South Africa and travel in and out of the country.
Wits defies queerphobic backlash to hold 10th annual Wits Pride march (In Pictures): Wits University recently celebrated its 10th annual LGBTQ+ Wits Pride march, with “Not On My Watch” being this year’s theme.
Ekurhuleni Pride 2018 changes venue to Kwa-Thema: The Ekurhuleni Pride brings to you its 10th annual LGBTQ+ Pride event which will take place on September 8.
Home Affairs ignores court order to respond to lesbian couple’s visa appeal: The Department of Home Affairs flouts the rule of law as it ignores a court order granted to a married same-sex couple, Wendy Kessman and Nomfundo Ngidi, who wish to legally live together in South Africa.
Dr Anastasia Tomson on queer and trans visibility in celebrating women: As Women's Month comes to a close, Mambaonline spoke to transgender activist, author and medical doctor, Anastasia Tomson, to find out how South Africans can better include and celebrate trans, lesbian and queer identities.
Wits Pride week launch marred by hateful queerphobic graffiti: This week, Wits University kicked off its four-day Gay Pride celebration Wits Pride, says that the university still has a long way to go in its aim of being inclusive of all its student body.