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Nigeria | Judge throws out homosexuality charges against 47 men: A high profile case against 47 men in Nigeria arrested in a Lagos hotel on homosexuality charges has collapsed, but activists fear charges could be reinstated.
LGBTIQ activists face off with Cheeky Palate producers: A collective of queer activists has met with the producers of the Phat Joe TV show Cheeky Palate over homophobic comments aired in the first episode.
Blvck Queer Block: Blvck Queer Block (BQB) is a new South African creative, collaborative and authentic performance forum that represents black and queer women on Instagram, YouTube and Facebook.
Watch it here! WQMD Season 2 Ep 3 – Homophobia: What is homophobia? In the third episode of Season 2 of WQMD (We’re Queer My Dear), the team share some of their homophobic experiences.
Eswatini LGBTI await crucial court ruling: The LGBTI community in Eswatini is waiting to hear if the nation's high court will order the government to finally register an LGBTI rights organisation.
Naomi Campbell’s shout-out to SA’s LGBTIQ+ activism: None other than British supermodel Naomi Campbell has praised the Thami Dish Foundation for hosting the Global LGBTIQ+ Network Conference in Johannesburg this week.
LGBTQ-inclusive puppet show cancelled by PTA theatre: The Pierneef Theater in Pretoria has scrapped performances of an inclusive children’s puppet show because of complaints that it includes LGBTQ characters.
It’s finally law! President Cyril Ramaphosa signs Civil Union Amendment Bill: President Ramaphosa signed the Civil Union Amendment Bill, spurning calls from bigots to reject the legislation.
This is what queer-inclusive sexuality looks like: A brilliant new South African guide to sex and sexuality is fun, enlightening and totally queer-inclusive and affirming. We spoke to author Tiffany Kagure Mugo.

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Watch it here! WQMD Season 2 Ep 3 – Homophobia: Here’s the third episode of Season 2 of WQMD (We’re Queer My Dear) – the award-winning online
This is what queer-inclusive sexuality looks like: A brilliant new South African guide to sex and sexuality is fun, enlightening and totally queer-inclusive
Watch it here! WQMD Season 2 Ep 2 – Coming Out While at School: Here is the second episode of Season 2 of WQMD (We’re Queer My Dear) – the
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Gay dating | Reflecting on our love lives during lockdown: The dramatic impact of the lockdown on our social lives has led to many discussions about
Fashion gallery | Very vinyl underwear threesome: Greek underwear label Modus Vivendi has recruited a trio of stunning male models to debut their new
Watch it here! WQMD Season 2 Ep 1 – HIV Awareness: Following much anticipation, here is the first episode of Season 2 of WQMD (We’re Queer My
More penises are appearing on TV and in film – but why are nearly all of them prosthetic?: If you’ve noticed an uptick of male frontal
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Blvck Queer Block: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre
LGBTQ-inclusive puppet show cancelled by PTA theatre: The Pierneef Theater in Pretoria has scrapped performances of an inclusive children’s puppet
Teen Wolf’s Tyler Posey reveals he’s been with men: Heartthrob actor and musician Tyler Posey has candidly opened up about his sexuality
Christmas is coming early for Euphoria fans: Zendaya has announced on Twitter that while Season 2 of her Emmy-winning HBO drama series Euphoria may be
Strictly Come Dancing’s first same-sex couple a ratings hit: The first Strictly Come Dancing episode featuring a celebrity same-sex couple
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Nigeria | Judge throws out homosexuality charges against 47 men A high profile case against 47 men in Nigeria arrested in a Lagos hotel on homosexuality
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Blvck Queer Block “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre
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Queer takeover of Sea Point Promenade in Cape Town An anti-bullying group is holding a queer 'take over' protest of the Sea Point promenade in Cape Town to create awareness of LGBTQI+ human rights.
Soweto Pride 2020 will be a fundraising picnic for artists Soweto Pride will not proceed as usual this year due to the global pandemic and will instead be replaced by a fundraising picnic.
‘The Boys in the Band’ reminds us how toxic shame can be More than fifty years after the play became an unexpected smash hit for putting gay men's lives centre stage with honesty and humour, a new adaptation of The Boys in the Band is now
Entries for Mr Gay World South Africa 2020 are open If you fancy yourself representing the LGBTQ community internationally, now's the time to enter the Mr Gay World South Africa 2020 contest.
Acclaimed drag reality show ‘We’re Here’ now on Showmax The Emmy-nominated drag reality show We’re Here is now streaming, gleaming and glamming up the screen in South Africa on Showmax.
5 LGBTQI series on Showmax to binge-watch this long weekend Local online streaming service Showmax has a great range of LGBTQIA+ content available, and also offers a number of series focusing on queer stories.