HEADLINES

Q&A | Miss Drag SA 2019 Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie: After winning more than 20 pageants, Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie was crowned Miss Drag SA 2019 in October. Find out more about this stunning activist and drag artist here!
Get to know your LGBTIQA+ alphabet: People – and even members who are part of the LGBTIQA+ community themselves – often talk in jest about the seemingly confusing umbrella acronym for people who do not identify as entirely straight.
“Vindicated” Israel Folau settles with Rugby Australia: Homophobic rugby player Israel Folau and Rugby Australia have settled his lawsuit and issued a statement apologising to each other.
Zambia | President equates “unbiblical” homosexuality to bestiality amid gay jailing outrage: The homophobic president of Zambia and the US ambassador have exchanged angry words about the shocking sentencing of two men to 15 years in jail for homosexuality.
Pierre De Vos: Why the hate speech provision was declared unconstitutional and what happens next: Constitutional law expert Pierre De Vos looks at what led the Supreme Court of Appeal to dismiss the Jon Qwelane homophobic hate speech conviction and what it means for the LGBTQ+ community.
Mayor attends NMB Pride 2019 but event is marred by low turnout: Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Mongameli Bobani attended this past weekend's annual NMB Pride where he called for equality and freedom for all.
Edwin Cameron World AIDS Day Message 2019: Every year, now-retired Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron pens a World AIDs Day message, published by Exit - SA's longest-running LGBTQ publication - and shared by MambaOnline.
Shock as Jon Qwelane hate speech conviction overturned: Jon Qwelane will not face any consequences for his homophobic statements after the Supreme Court of Appeal overturned his previous hate speech conviction and found that a section of the Equality Act is unconstitutional.
Zambia | Two men get 15 years in jail for homosexuality: Two men in Zambia have been jailed for 15 years after being arrested for having sex in the privacy of a hotel room more than two years ago.

FEATURES

Q&A | Miss Drag SA 2019 Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie: After winning more than 20 pageants, the stunning Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie was crowned
Get to know your LGBTIQA+ alphabet: People – and even members who are part of the LGBTIQA+ community themselves – often talk in jest about the seemingly confusing
Pierre De Vos: Why the hate speech provision was declared unconstitutional and what happens next: The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA)
Edwin Cameron World AIDS Day Message 2019: Every year, now-retired Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron pens a World AIDs Day message, published
“The category is love”: Celebrating the ineffable Billy Porter: It may seem like singer, actor and fashion icon Billy Porter experienced
The history of drag in South Africa still plays out at modern pageants: The wearing of clothing of the opposite sex, or drag, is very popular
Opinion | Dear Gay Men: Do You Remember Your First Sexual Experience?: For most young people, their first sexual experience is often clearly
In Pictures: The first Feathers Festival: The recent Feathers Festival in Johannesburg was a truly memorable Afro-queer affair, boasting stylish, beautiful
Opinion | Silence is evil, Mr Deputy President: The Rev. Teboho G Klaas, a pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, was recently reinstated

Entertainment

Alaska 5000 Summer Tour: All the way from Planet Glamtron, it’s Alaska 5000! For the first time on the African continent, DragCon South Africa is proud to
Q&A | Miss Drag SA 2019 Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie: After winning more than 20 pageants, the stunning Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie was crowned
Pride TV on Video Play Highlight: Hooked: Hooked, now available for streaming on the Pride TV Channel on Vodacom’s Video Play, is about 18-year-old hustler
Hammanskraal Pride is back for its second edition: After the success of last year’s inaugural event, OUT and TEN81 present the second Hammanskraal
“The category is love”: Celebrating the ineffable Billy Porter: It may seem like singer, actor and fashion icon Billy Porter experienced
UN awards Cyndi Lauper for her LGBTQ youth advocacy: Legendary music artist and activist Cyndi Lauper has been honoured with a new UN award recognising

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Alaska 5000 Summer Tour All the way from Planet Glamtron, it’s Alaska 5000! For the first time on the African continent, DragCon South Africa is proud to
Q&A | Miss Drag SA 2019 Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie After winning more than 20 pageants, the stunning Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie was crowned
Pride TV on Video Play Highlight: Hooked Hooked, now available for streaming on the Pride TV Channel on Vodacom’s Video Play, is about 18-year-old hustler
Get to know your LGBTIQA+ alphabet People – and even members who are part of the LGBTIQA+ community themselves – often talk in jest about the seemingly confusing
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GALLERIES

The recent Feathers Festival in Johannesburg was a truly
One of Sandton's busiest thoroughfares was turned into a
One of Sandton's busiest thoroughfares was turned into a
Marking 30 years since the inception of Johannesburg Pride,
Saturday's Johannesburg Pride Parade was one of the largest
The 11th Feather Awards was a spectacular celebration of

WHAT'S ON

Alaska 5000 Summer Tour All the way from Planet Glamtron, it's Alaska 5000! For the first time on the African continent, DragCon South Africa is proud to present the Alaska 5000 Summer Tour.
Pride TV on Video Play Highlight: Hooked Hooked, now available for streaming on the Pride TV Channel on Vodacom’s Video Play, is about 18-year-old hustler Jack (Connor Donnally) and his boyfriend Tom (Sean Ormond).
Hammanskraal Pride is back for its second edition After the success of last year's inaugural event, OUT and TEN81 present the second Hammanskraal Pride on Saturday 7 December 2019 at Mandela Hall.
Pride TV on Video Play Highlight: Lazy Eye Passions re-ignite and secrets are revealed in Lazy Eye, just one of the 80 LGBTQ+ titles on offer on the Pride TV Channel on Vodacom’s Video Play platform.
Video Play launches Pride TV channel – 80+ LGBT titles to choose from Video Play is launching a new Pride TV channel with content curated specifically for the LGBTQ+ community. 
Gay Cape Town | 7 hotspots to check out Year after year, gay Cape Town is hailed as one of the premier global destinations for LGBTQ travellers. Here are eight hotspots you can’t afford to miss out on.