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Kewpie: understanding what it meant to be queer in District Six under apartheid: An exhibition about Kewpie, the late drag artist and hairdresser from Cape Town’s District Six, is also a window into the lives of the area's queer community during the apartheid era.
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.
Johannesburg Pride 2018 – Gallery 2: The 29th edition of Johannesburg Pride took place on Saturday 6 October, and kicked off with a parade around the Melrose Arch precinct.
Johannesburg Pride 2018 – Gallery 1: Johannesburg Pride, Africa's first-ever LGBTQ Pride, celebrated its 29th edition on Saturday, with thousands gathering at Melrose Arch.
Who’s blessing who? Same-sex blesser relationships: The “blessing” phenomenon has made headlines in recent years. So how does the gay and MSM (men who have sex with men) community feel about blessers and blessees?
Opinion | Why same-sex marriage is not the ultimate tool for queer liberation: Same-sex marriage is often seen as the pinnacle of LGBTQ+ equality. But TL McCormick argues it's actually a tool for the state to further control family, gender and patriarchy.
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 that gets all the attention. But have you thought about tuberculosis (TB) and how it could affect you?
13 things you should know about being LGBTQ or a man who loves men: LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer/questioning) people and men who have sex with men often face stigma and discrimination in everyday life.
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.
‘Awesome 50’ list celebrates inspirational LGBTIQ Africans: A unique new list aimed at celebrating and profiling LGBTIQ Africans who are doing work that benefits LGBTIQ people across the continent has been released.
Opinion | Do we ever really stop coming out?: As the world marks International Coming Out Day on Thursday, Motlatsi Motseoile questions if coming out should be demanded of all queer people.
Pretoria Pride 2018 – Gallery 2: Saturday’s Pretoria Pride saw thousands gathering at the Centurion Rugby Club after the annual parade to celebrate the theme of Pride du Soleil.
Pretoria Pride 2018 – Gallery 1: Pretoria Pride brought thousands to Centurion in a colourful and festive expression of freedom and LGBTQ identity. Check out our video and first gallery!
“I’m free!” The Voice’s Craig Lucas talks to us about coming out: Craig Lucas, the winner of season two of The Voice SA, made waves when he came out on social media. Now, in an exclusive interview with MambaOnline he opens up about his sexuality and his struggle with depression.
Top myths about anal sex (and how to do it): Unfortunately anal sex remains taboo among gay men and other members of the population. So, do only gay men have anal sex and what other myths and facts are there about “topping” and “bottoming”?
Soweto Pride March 2018 In Pictures: Saturday's 13th annual Soweto Pride march saw dozens taking to the streets of Protea Glen. Check out our exclusive gallery of images of the day.
Here are the 2018 Feather Awards nominees!: Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the Feather Awards has revealed its star-studded lineup of nominees and the host for 2018, none other than Somgaga himself.
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.
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.
10 facts you need to know about online hookups: Online dating and hookups have become part of daily life for many gay, bi and other men who have sex with men. They are not only a way for us to meet each other but can also be a fun and sexy way of expressing our sexuality.