Entertainment

2018 Feather Awards: Vote for best LGBTQ media!: Here's your chance to vote for Best Media in the 10th annual Feather Awards, which will honour LGBTQ and affirming celebrities, activists and public figures.
Trailer for 1st bisexual reality dating show is out! (Watch): A trailer for a new ten-part bisexual reality dating series entitled The Bi Life, hosted by Courtney Act, has been released.
PrideTV Highlight: Out in the Silence: Out in the Silence tackles homophobia in rural towns head-on, and it's available to watch free on PrideTV's ‘Freemium’ portal.
Victory as ban lifted on Kenyan lesbian love story: Kenya’s High Court has temporarily lifted the ban on the groundbreaking lesbian film Rafiki, which means it is now eligible to be selected for next year’s Oscars.
The Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is back: The annual Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival runs until Sunday 30 September 2018 at select pop-up venues around the city. Now in it’s seventh year since opening in October 2011, the festival will screen 57 titles over a 10-day programme.
Why did Sesame Street have to deny that Bert and Ernie are a gay couple?: The producers of Sesame Street have again refuted claims that Bert and Ernie are a gay couple. But why did they feel the need to do so?
RuPaul’s Drag Race makes history at the Emmys: RuPaul’s Drag Race made history at the 70th Annual Emmy Awards on Monday night, winning the Outstanding Reality Competition Program award, following RuPaul’s earlier win for Best Reality Host.
District Six’s LGBTQ heritage brought to life through Kewpie exhibition: One of District Six's most fabulous residents, known simply as Kewpie, will be honoured in a new photographic exhibition in Cape Town that celebrates South Africa's LGBTQ heritage.
Going big! Soweto Pride 2018 to be a three day event: The Soweto Pride 2018 march will take place on 29 September, but with a weekend experience that promises to be unlike any previous Soweto Pride events.
PrideTV Hightlight: Mary Marie: As the title of this movie from PrideTV suggests, Mary Marie - a boundary-busting romantic drama between two sisters - is a celebration of juxtapositions.
Rafiki director sues Kenyan government over lesbian love story ban: Wanuri Kahiu, the director of the groundbreaking lesbian love story Rafiki, is suing the Kenyan government in a bid to overturn the acclaimed film's ban.
Dua Lipa “horrified” after pro-LGBTQ fans dragged out of concert: English pop star Dua Lipa says she stands by her fans who were forcibly removed from her Shanghai show because they were waving rainbow flags.
Drag queens to hike up Lion’s Head to combat bullying: In a bid to make a difference, two Capetonian drag queens will make their way up Lion's Head in full drag attire, including heels, on Saturday.
GOT’s Kit Harington calls out Marvel for lack of gay actors: Kit Harington, best known for the role of Jon Snow in Game of Thrones, has spoken out about the lack of openly gay actors in the Marvel superhero movies.
This Queer Eye star’s fierce Emmy dress is a stunner: Giving an oh-so-stylish finger to gender norms, Queer Eye star Jonathan Van Ness took to the Emmy Awards red carpet wearing a sheer black dress.
Uganda’s chief homophobe tries to ban music festival over LGBTQ panic: Uganda's crackpot homophobic Minister for Ethics and Integrity, Simon Lokodo, has attempted to ban an international music festival because it would "promote homosexuality".
“I’d been living a lie”: Voice SA winner Craig Lucas comes out in powerful letter: Craig Lucas, the winner of season two of The Voice SA, has come out in an emotional and inspiring open letter to his family, friends and fans.
DSTV launches OUTtvSA, a pop up LGBTQI+ channel, this October: For the first time, MultiChoice will broadcast an LGBTQI+ TV channel on its DStv platform - but only in South Africa and only for a month.
Boity Thulo regrets “crass and offensive” homophobic tweets: Boity Thulo has apologised after a series of nasty homophobic tweets from her past were dug up and shared on social media, but has all been forgiven?
PrideTV: Writer and Director Michael Simon on making The Love Patient: Cancer’s no laughing matter. And yet, in PrideTV's The Love Patient, the plot not only centres on a man using the dreaded ‘C’ word to win back a former love interest, but is a comedy to boot!