HEADLINES

LGBTQ groups speak out against racial injustice as Pride Month begins: More than 100 LGBTQ organisations in the US have condemned racism, racial violence and police brutality in the wake of the slaying of George Floyd.
LGBTQI+ woman dies in police custody in Cape Town: An investigation has been launched into the circumstances of the death of LGBTQI+ sex worker Elma Robyn Montsumi after she was arrested by police in Cape Town.
World leaders and Grammy Award-winners for online Global Pride: As International Pride Month kicks off, the first online Global LGBTQIA+ Pride has announced the initial line-up of speakers and artists appearing in the event on June 27. And it's expected to attract up to 300 million viewers.
Feather Awards announces theme for 2020: The annual Feather Awards celebration of LGBTIQ+ identity, which is adapting to the challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown, has revealed its theme for 2020.
Lockdown liberation with Boots the House Down online party: The Boots the House Down online party - on Friday, June 5 from 19h00 to 22h00 - will feature a hot line-up of queer DJs and drag stars. It's set to be one of the first of its kind in South Africa; hosted by and for artists in the queer community.
Lady Gaga’s Chromatica is a return to pop brilliance: She's given us one of the LGBTQ community’s most-loved anthems, and now Lady Gaga is back with the new album, Chromatica; a return to her glorious pop roots.
Larry Kramer, one of the world’s LGBTQ icons, has died: Fiery playwright and activist Larry Kramer, who played a huge role in taking on the HIV/AIDS crisis that devasted America's LGBTQ community, has passed away.
Is LGBTQI+ visibility still important during a pandemic?: There simply isn’t a part of our lives that has not been affected by the coronavirus outbreak. So is LGBTQI+ visibility still important during a global pandemic?
Gay dating | The politics of love and attraction for gay men: The politics of gay dating... It’s a topic we should never tire of challenging. Are you fem? Are you straight acting? Are you discreet? Are you out? Are you a man or a sis’bhuti? These are questions that are asked every day. 

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Lady Gaga’s Chromatica is a return to pop brilliance: She’s given us one of the LGBTQ community’s most-loved anthems, and now Lady
Is LGBTQI+ visibility still important during a pandemic?: There simply isn’t a part of our lives that has not been affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
Gay dating | The politics of love and attraction for gay men: The politics of gay dating… It’s a topic we should never tire of challenging.
Masturbation Month: 6 reasons why self-love is good for you: “May has come and so should you”, proclaims the official Masturbation Month website
Turning heartbreak into musical affirmation: Yahto Kraft: Yahto Kraft blew viewers away on The Voice South Africa with his powerhouse vocals and queer
A short history of homophobia: Although the reality of homophobia had existed for thousands of years before, the word was first coined by psychologist George
Coronavirus lockdown | LGBTQ people face hostility and loneliness: Being a member of a vulnerable sexual or gender minority during the coronavirus
Lockdown | LGBTQ people facing unemployment and financial ruin: As South Africa continues to battle with ever-increasing confirmed COVID-19
Queer content to stream while you’re in lockdown in SA: We are in a golden age of queer content and entertainment, thanks in part to streaming platforms

Entertainment

World leaders and Grammy Award-winners for online Global Pride: As International Pride Month kicks off, the first online Global LGBTQIA+ Pride
Feather Awards announces theme for 2020: The annual Feather Awards celebration of LGBTIQ+ identity, which is adapting to the challenges of the Covid-19
Lockdown liberation with Boots the House Down online party: The Boots the House Down online party – on Friday, June 5 from 19h00 to 22h00 –
Lady Gaga’s Chromatica is a return to pop brilliance: She’s given us one of the LGBTQ community’s most-loved anthems, and now Lady
ThursGAY Night Live!: Support our local talent! Some of Cape Town’s top drag queens will be performing in an online lockdown show on Thursday 28 May for a journey
Cape Town drag performer Lilly Slaptsilli apologises for offending deaf community: Well-known Cape Town drag star and comedian, Lilly

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LGBTQ groups speak out against racial injustice as Pride Month begins More than 100 LGBTQ organisations in the US have condemned racism, racial
LGBTQI+ woman dies in police custody in Cape Town An investigation has been launched into the circumstances of the death of LGBTQI+ sex worker Elma
World leaders and Grammy Award-winners for online Global Pride As International Pride Month kicks off, the first online Global LGBTQIA+ Pride
Feather Awards announces theme for 2020 The annual Feather Awards celebration of LGBTIQ+ identity, which is adapting to the challenges of the Covid-19
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WHAT'S ON

World leaders and Grammy Award-winners for online Global Pride As International Pride Month kicks off, the first online Global LGBTQIA+ Pride has announced the initial line-up of speakers and artists appearing in the event on June 27. And it's expected to attract up
ThursGAY Night Live! Some of Cape Town's top drag queens will be performing in an online lockdown show on Thursday 28 May for a journey of song, dance, and sing-along!
Story of straight couple’s gay porn empire coming to Netflix Circus of Books, a startling documentary about the double life of a straight Jewish couple who secretly ran a gay porn empire for more than three decades is coming to Netflix.
Online Global Pride to take place during Covid-19 crisis The devastating coronavirus pandemic has seen the postponement or cancellation of hundreds of Pride events around the world in recent days. In response, a virtual Global Pride is set to take place on Saturday,
Coronavirus | Free State Pride & Mr Gay Western Cape postponed More LGBTQ+ events have now been postponed because of the growing threat of coronavirus in South Africa, including Free State Pride.
Pink Loerie 2020 postponed till at least September The 2020 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival has become another casualty of efforts to halt the coronavirus pandemic.