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All loved up: Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala celebrate anniversary: Celebrity couple Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala are sharing their love for each other online as they mark their first year as a couple.
Beloftebos homophobia row goes global as venue shuts down Facebook page: The furore surrounding the Beloftebos wedding venue's refusal to allow same-sex couples shows no signs of abating and is now making international headlines.
Beloftebos Wedding Venue: Heterosexism and Colonial Christianity: In the wake of the religious homophobia that led the Beloftebos wedding venue to reject a same-sex couple, author Siya Khumalo looks at the roots of toxic Christianity.
Cape Town court affirms rights of same-sex parents: The Cape Town High Court has allowed two women to be named as the same-sex parents of a child who's planned to be conceived through IVF.
Imam who “unknowingly” married man now charged with homosexuality: A Muslim cleric in Uganda who claims to have unwittingly married a man he thought was a woman now faces life in prison on charges of having gay sex.
Stanford wedding venue Beloftebos still won’t host same-sex weddings: Beloftebos, in the Western Cape, continues to defy the law and constitution and has again humiliated another same-sex couple by refusing to host their wedding.
Edwin Cameron to receive social justice award: South African LGBTQ+ icon Edwin Cameron will be honoured with the Inaugural Isibindi Award for Champions of Social Justice, Equality and Dignity in Africa.
Shaping perceptions: Queer representation in Afrikaans media: While many queer Afrikaners still struggle with their identity and acceptance, Afrikaans films and TV shows are increasingly depicting authentic LGBTQ experiences.
Teen expelled from school over rainbow birthday cake: An American teenager has been thrown out of her Christian school simply for celebrating her birthday with a rainbow cake while wearing a rainbow top.

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Beloftebos Wedding Venue: Heterosexism and Colonial Christianity: Beloftebos began functioning as a wedding venue in 2005 when, according to
Shaping perceptions: Queer representation in Afrikaans media: While it is true that homosexuality and queerness have become more accepted, or at
Noks Simelane: Sharing my transition journey with the world: KwaZulu-Natal trans man Noks Simelane is using his YouTube channel to share his transition
‘Judy’ brings the gay icon to a new generation: Renée Zellweger stars as the legendary performer and gay icon Judy Garland in the Golden
Opinion | Is there a right way to deal with a breakup?: In her smash hit breakout song, R&b pop star Kelis sings about her man being “caught
Queer New Year’s resolutions to take into the next decade: 2020 won’t just be the start of a new year, but also marks the advent of an entirely new
Mamba’s 21 most-popular queer stories of 2019: What a tumultuous year 2019 turned out to be: a stagnant local economy, political upheaval here
From Harlem to Jozi – the rise of ball culture: Queer “ball” culture has become an increasingly global movement, including in South Africa.
Tips to take care of your queer mental health this festive season: According to the lyrics of the classic 1963 Andy Williams Christmas song:

Entertainment

All loved up: Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala celebrate anniversary: Celebrity couple Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala are sharing their love for each other
Pride TV on Video Play: The Seminarian: The Seminarian, a romantic drama about religion and sexuality by writer/director Joshua Lim, is now streaming
Shaping perceptions: Queer representation in Afrikaans media: While it is true that homosexuality and queerness have become more accepted, or at
Marc Lottering and hubbie celebrate 10th anniversary: Comedian Marc Lottering has thanked his long-time partner and husband for putting up with him
Judy: The Mamba Review: Judy Garland’s story is one of a natural talent who grew up in front of Hollywood’s movie cameras, the pressures of fame that consumed
Pride TV on Video Play: Campaign of Hate – Russia and Gay Propaganda: The absurd and dangerous concept of so-called ‘gay propaganda’

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All loved up: Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala celebrate anniversary Celebrity couple Moshe Ndiki and Phelo Bala are sharing their love for each other
Beloftebos homophobia row goes global as venue shuts down Facebook page The furore surrounding the Beloftebos wedding venue’s refusal
Beloftebos Wedding Venue: Heterosexism and Colonial Christianity Beloftebos began functioning as a wedding venue in 2005 when, according to
Cape Town court affirms rights of same-sex parents Same-sex parents continue to face expensive legal hurdles to be fully recognised under the law.
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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

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Pride TV on Video Play: The Seminarian The Seminarian, a romantic drama about religion and sexuality by writer/director Joshua Lim, is now streaming on the Pride TV Channel on Vodacom’s Video Play platform.
Judy: The Mamba Review Judy Garland’s story is one of a natural talent who grew up in front of Hollywood's movie cameras, the pressures of fame that consumed her and the tragedy she eventually met.
Pride TV on Video Play: Campaign of Hate – Russia and Gay Propaganda Campaign of Hate: Russia and Gay Propaganda shines a light on LGBT men and women in Russia and their ever-increasing prosecution. It's streaming on the Pride TV Channel on Vodacom’s Video Play platform.
‘Judy’ brings the gay icon to a new generation Renée Zellweger stars as the legendary performer and gay icon Judy Garland in the Golden Globe-winning Judy, opening in South Africa on 10 January.
Pride TV on Video Play Highlight: Bathroom Stalls & Parking Lots Bathroom Stalls & Parking Lots is an award-winning dramatic comedy about love and modern hook-up culture that’s now streaming…
Here’s where to queer-party on New Year’s Eve The last year of the decade is drawing to a close, and you’re probably wondering where you should spend New Year’s Eve 2019/2020. Fear not: we’ve compiled a list of parties that are sure to