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Outdoor destinations to explore in every province: No matter where you are in Mzansi, there’s an outdoor destination you’ll love – read on to find out where to next take your brand-new hiking boots for a spin.
10 TED Talks about LGBTQ issues to add to your watch list: In these 10 inspiring and illuminating TED Talks, speakers boldly and eloquently make the case for true LGBTQ equality and inclusion.
‘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 streaming on Netflix.
Defying censors and the law, ‘Ìfé’ breaks new ground in Nollywood: The team behind the upcoming Nigerian film Ìfé are putting their safety at risk by defiantly releasing a Nollywood movie about lesbian love.
Covid, couture & seasonal fashion trends: We speak to Leon Haasbroek: As we move into spring, MambaOnline spoke to fashion publicist Leon Haasbroek to pick his brain about the world of couture in the face of the pandemic, and how the move to online marketing is likely to influence this space.
Why LGBTIQ inclusion is essential in the school curriculum: Lasizwe Dambuza recently faced a backlash when he suggested that children be taught LGBTIQ inclusion. Here are some good reasons why they should be.
New Afrikaans YA novel breaks ground with first-ever lesbian main character: A newly released local young adult novel is breaking new ground by featuring a lesbian main character – a first for this genre in Afrikaans.
Beyoncé | 5 ways in which Queen Bey’s been the ultimate LGBTQI ally: Beyoncé is one of the LGBTQ community's most influential and adored divas. Here are five times Queen Bey's used her platform to show her support for our inclusion, equality and celebration.
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.
How queer culture flourished a century ago: While the march to LGBTQIA+ equality has been a slow one, we often forget that there have been eras in which queer culture was surprisingly vibrant.