HEADLINES

Colours of Love: True Love highlights black, queer couples: The iconic True Love magazine has been praised for featuring four queer couples in its latest issue as a commemoration of Pride month in Gauteng.
Indonesia | President delays draconian extramarital sex ban: Indonesia's president, Joko Widodo, has delayed the ratification of a controversial new penal code that would criminalise sex outside of marriage, including sex between LGBTQ people.
After a decade, the future of Ekurhuleni Pride is uncertain: In the wake of the recent 11th Ekurhuleni Pride, the organisers have revealed that the event's future is now in doubt.
Mauritius | Bid to legalise same-sex sexuality: Four young activists have approached the Supreme Court of Mauritius to legalise homosexuality in order "to establish equality and freedom under the law" for LGBT people.
Soweto Pride 2019 to mark 15th anniversary: Soweto Pride 2019 is celebrating 15 years of LGTBI activism under the theme of ‘Fly Your Freedom Flag’. It's 15 years of resilience, joy, sorrow, ups and downs and simply celebrating community.
Getroud Met Rugby’s first same-sex wedding on an Afrikaans soapie: Getroud Met Rugby (Married to Rugby) has broken new ground on South African TV by recently broadcasting the first same-sex interracial wedding on an Afrikaans soapie.
US court says Christian wedding invitation designers can refuse same-sex couples: The top court in the US state of Arizona has ruled that two designers are within their rights to refuse to create same-sex wedding invitations.
Trans conversion therapy linked to suicide: A damning study has found that attempts to change a transgender person’s gender identity, known as conversion therapy, is associated with a higher risk of suicide attempts.
Gay dating | A man is a man is a man, right?: Men come in varied sexualities and identities, so why should cisgender gay men only date other cisgender gay men, asks Motlatsi Motseoile.

FEATURES

Getroud Met Rugby’s first same-sex wedding on an Afrikaans soapie: Getroud Met Rugby (Married To Rugby) has broken new ground on South
Gay dating | A man is a man is a man, right?: Men come in varied sexualities and identities, so why should cisgender gay men only date other cisgender
This gay ballet dancer’s struggle with his sangoma calling: Callings to pursue destinies of helping others arise in many people in many ways.
The best LGBTQ books released this year (so far): Readers, gather round! If you’ve been salivating after LGBTQ books that you can really sink your teeth
Stop calling it a choice: Biological factors drive homosexuality: Across cultures, 2% to 10% of people report having same-sex relations. In the
So what is internalised homophobia – and do I have it?: The phenomenon of internalised homophobia is becoming increasingly recognised as a barrier
Report exposes global reach of conversion therapy: A new report has exposed the global reach of so-called conversion therapy, the discredited and dangerous
Opinion | We cannot microwave social change: It is important that we develop a creative morality, which places inclusion, rather than exclusion, as the
This is how Justice Edwin Cameron changed South Africa: Justice Edwin Cameron is one of South Africa’s most influential queer icons. As he prepares

Entertainment

Soweto Pride 2019 to mark 15th anniversary: Soweto Pride 2019 is celebrating 15 years of LGTBI activism, under the theme of ‘Fly Your Freedom Flag’. It’s
Getroud Met Rugby’s first same-sex wedding on an Afrikaans soapie: Getroud Met Rugby (Married To Rugby) has broken new ground on South
Sam Smith embraces non-binary pronouns: After recently coming out as non-binary, British hitmaker Sam Smith has announced that they no longer want to be
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Detox in Cape Town and Gauteng (Win tickets!): S&S Productions and MVT Productions in partnership with Babylon
Brazil | Attempt to ban comic book gay kiss backfires: The mayor of Rio De Janeiro’s attempt to censor an Avengers comic book featuring a gay
Moffie earns acclaim after world premiere in Venice: Moffie, a new gay-themed South African film, is wowing the critics after its world premiere at

Latest

Colours of Love: True Love highlights black, queer couples True Love, the iconic women’s magazine, has been praised for featuring four
Indonesia | President delays draconian extramarital sex ban Indonesia’s president, Joko Widodo, has delayed the ratification of a controversial
After a decade, the future of Ekurhuleni Pride is uncertain Following the recent 11th Ekurhuleni Pride, the organisers of the annual community-based
Mauritius | Bid to legalise same-sex sexuality Four young activists have approached the Supreme Court of Mauritius to legalise homosexuality in
See All Latest Posts

GALLERIES

New York City hosted the 2019 WorldPride parade in
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

WHAT'S ON

Soweto Pride 2019 to mark 15th anniversary Soweto Pride 2019 is celebrating 15 years of LGTBI activism under the theme of ‘Fly Your Freedom Flag’. It's 15 years of resilience, joy, sorrow, ups and downs and simply celebrating community.
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Detox in Cape Town and Gauteng (Win tickets!) S&S productions and MVT Productions in partnership with Babylon the Joburg Bar brings RuPaul’s Drag Race star Detox to South Africa on 22 and 23 September.
Ekurhuleni Pride 2019 tackles religious intolerance Ekurhuleni Pride 2019 is taking place on Saturday 14 September in Daveyton. It will be a platform to speak out against religious bigotry. 
Vaal Pride 2019 by the river The LGBTIQ community in the Vaal area will be celebrating Vaal Pride 2019 in Sharpeville on Saturday 7 September.
Miss Drag South Africa 2019 is almost here There is just over a month to go until the 3rd annual Miss Drag South Africa pageant. The event will be taking place on the 4th of October in Pretoria, at the State Theatre,
LGBTQ theatre: No Easter Sunday For Queers The debut production of No Easter Sunday For Queers, the award-winning script about a tragic queer love story, will premiere at the Market Theatre in Johannesburg.