HEADLINES

Self-love: Give yourself a hand!: May is International Masturbation Month! While spending some 'me-time' is something most of us do (but don't talk about) did you know it has many benefits?
Heartbreak as court upholds Kenya gay sex ban: Africa's LGBTQ community is in disbelief as the High Court in Kenya upholds the country's draconian colonial-era criminalisation of homosexuality.
New Afrikaans doccie Skeef looks at being queer in SA: Marc Lottering, Joe Foster, Charl-Johan Lingenfelder and others open up about being gay in a new Afrikaans documentary series called Skeef.
Brazil’s top court agrees to make homophobia and transphobia criminal: As Brazil faces a spike in anti-LGBTQ hate crimes, the country's Supreme Court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia illegal.
How Cape Town’s ‘Gayle’ has endured – and been adopted by straight people: Many may not realise that the camp language used by gay men in South Africa, known as Gayle, draws from a long history that began in Cape Town.
DA to investigate MP’s homophobic tweet about Eusebius McKaiser: The DA has confirmed that Ghaleb Cachalia's recent homophobic tweet about gay author and broadcaster Eusebius McKaiser is among those that will be investigated.
Acclaimed gay Kenyan author and activist Binyavanga Wainaina dies: Kenya's LGBTQ community is in mourning after one of its most acclaimed sons, influential and award-winning author Binyavanga Wainaina, died at the age of 48.
Microsoft South Africa becomes a Jozi Cats sponsor: Jozi Cats Rugby Club, Africa’s first gay and inclusive competitive rugby club, has signed a partnership agreement with Microsoft South Africa.
Pink Loerie 2019 postponed for ‘bigger and better’ event in 2020: The organisers of Knysna’s annual Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival have announced that the 2019 event will not go ahead as planned. 

FEATURES

Self-love: Give yourself a hand!: Most other commemorative occasions (like Valentine’s, Mother’s and Human Rights Day), only get a single day
How Cape Town’s ‘Gayle’ has endured – and been adopted by straight people: In the past two decades, there’s
Namibia same-sex family fight for equality through music: A same-sex couple and their son, who’ve been refused recognition by Namibia as a
Watch WQMD Episode 2: Fitting In: The topic of ‘fitting in’ is the subject of the second episode of WQMD (We’re Queer My Dear) – an
Opinion | Bottoms on top and tops who bottom: In my article last year about being a bottom-inclined gay man who also deserves pleasure, I found myself
IDAHOTB: 5 ways that queerphobia affects the LGBTIQ community: The International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB)
Africa’s rights commission can – and should – do more for sexual minorities: Africans concerned about human rights have been closely
Opinion: Mr Gay World 2019 – To be (a beauty pageant) or not to be (a beauty pageant): Mr Gay World has been running for eleven
Landa Mabenge: Turning despair into triumph: Author, businessman and activist, Landa Mabenge is sharing his powerful story of overcoming rejection,

Entertainment

New Afrikaans doccie Skeef looks at being queer in SA: Marc Lottering, Joe Foster, Charl-Johan Lingenfelder and others open up about being gay in
Nu Metro launches Pink Night with Rocketman: Nu Metro is hosting ‘Pink Night Out’ pre-release screenings of the Elton John musical Rocketman
Pink Loerie 2019 postponed for ‘bigger and better’ event in 2020: The organisers of Knysna’s annual Pink Loerie Mardi Gras
Cape Town: Trolley Dollies present NON-Specific: The Trolley Dollies present their new dinner-theatre show NON-Specific for the autumn and winter season
Cape Town: Queer Feminist Film Festival 2019: The annual Queer Feminist Film Festival (QFFF) is taking place in Khayelitsha from 24 to 25 May 2019, following
First look at Ruby Rose’s proudly lesbian Batwoman series (Watch): The trailer for Batwoman, said to be TV’s first live-action

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Self-love: Give yourself a hand! Most other commemorative occasions (like Valentine’s, Mother’s and Human Rights Day), only get a single day
Heartbreak as court upholds Kenya gay sex ban Africa’s LGBTQ community is in disbelief as the High Court in Kenya upholds the country’s
New Afrikaans doccie Skeef looks at being queer in SA Marc Lottering, Joe Foster, Charl-Johan Lingenfelder and others open up about being gay in
Brazil’s top court agrees to make homophobia and transphobia criminal As Brazil faces a spike in anti-LGBTQ hate crimes, the country’s
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GALLERIES

Mr Gay World 2019 was recently crowned in South
Male model Alberto García Cabrera celebrates the life of
Our pictorial coverage of Cape Town Pride 2019 continues
Thousands took part in the annual Cape Town Pride
Hiking in the woods can be fun, especially when
The annual MCQP mega-costume party took over the Cape

WHAT'S ON

Nu Metro launches Pink Night with Rocketman Nu Metro is hosting 'Pink Night' pre-release screenings of the Elton John musical Rocketman for the LGBTQI community on 29 May in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Cape Town: Trolley Dollies present NON-Specific The Trolley Dollies present their new dinner-theatre show NON-Specific for their autumn and winter season at Gate69 in Cape Town.
Cape Town: Queer Feminist Film Festival 2019 The annual Queer Feminist Film Festival (QFFF) is taking place in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, from 24 to 25 May 2019, following its successful debut last year.
Miss Drag South Africa 2019 finalists revealed The 10 stunning finalists who will compete for the 'drag with purpose' title of Miss Drag South Africa 2019 have been announced. 
Kewpie: Daughter of District Six exhibition now in Joburg After a successful Cape Town outing, a photographic exhibition about Kewpie -one of District Six's most fabulous queer residents - is now in Johannesburg. 
Joburg LGBTQ comedy: Come for a Gina in Melville The Relaunch Of Gina is the debut comedy special by popular gay Capetonian stand-up comedian Eugene Mathews, and it's coming to Joburg.