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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 to step down from the Constitutional Court we look at how he has profoundly changed our country for the better.
Queer groups to reach out to if you need help: While we have come a very long way as far as our rights are concerned, members of the LGBTQ community remain a vulnerable group.
Know your Pride | Some of the key figures of Stonewall: As we mark the 50th anniversary of Stonewall this month, here are some of the most prominent figures who were at the forefront of the historic queer uprising.
Slay! 5 local drag queens you need to know about: South Africa is awash with fabulous local drag queens who are breaking barriers whilst entertaining eager audiences. We showcase some of the top divas making a splash.
Why the Stonewall Riots still matter 50 years on: The world this month celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, seen by many as the start of the LGBTQ+ rights movement. We look at why this historic event is still relevant today.
These designers are pushing the boundaries in South African fashion: South Africa certainly has no shortage of creative talent. Check out some of the designers that are always at the cutting edge of South African fashion.
IAAF rules aren’t just about Caster, they’re about all women’s achievements: Comparing how Lance Armstrong and Caster Semenya were treated by the sporting world shows that women's achievements are questioned in ways that men's rarely are, writes Angie Gallagher.
Can we really promote South Africa as an LGBT-friendly tourist destination?: In the past few decades, South Africa has consistently been hailed as the most LGBT-friendly tourist destination on the African continent. But is this justifiable?
6 young global sports stars paving the way for LGBTQ+ people: While the battle for equality and inclusion in sport is a long way from being won, here are six young athletes that are paving the way for the next generation of LGBTQ sports stars.
IDAHOTB: 5 ways that queerphobia affects the LGBTIQ community: If you’re wondering why speaking out about LGBTIQ discrimination is still important, here are five real ways in which queerphobia affects the LGBTIQ community today.