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Queer New Year’s resolutions to take into the next decade: 2020 won’t just be the start of a new year, but also marks the advent of an entirely new decade! Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions that the queer community can (and should) take into the next decade.
From Harlem to Jozi – the rise of ball culture: Ball culture has become an increasingly visible phenomenon, including in South Africa. Here's how this celebration of black queer identity and expression has spread around the globe.
Here’s where to queer-party on New Year’s Eve: The last year of the decade is drawing to a close, and you’re probably wondering where you should spend New Year’s Eve 2019/2020. Fear not: we’ve compiled a list of parties that are sure to tickle your fancy!
Tips to take care of your queer mental health this festive season: While "it's the most wonderful time of the year" for some, the festive season can be a challenge for many in the LGBTQI+ community. Here are some mental health self-care tips.
Get to know your LGBTIQA+ alphabet: People – and even members who are part of the LGBTIQA+ community themselves – often talk in jest about the seemingly confusing umbrella acronym for people who do not identify as entirely straight.
“The category is love”: Celebrating the ineffable Billy Porter: History-making singer, performer, actor and fashion icon Billy Porter has become a dynamic representation of black queer talent, success and fearless fabulousness.
Teen Pride Mixer is creating a safe space for queer teens in Cape Town: The proud mom of a 14-year-old gay boy has started a Facebook group that hosts increasingly popular safe spaces for queer teens to interact with their peers in Cape Town.
5 things you might not know about Oscar Wilde: Oscar Wilde was born in 1854, but is still considered a literary and cultural icon who paved the way for LGBT representation in the arts.
Does giving another guy head make you gay?: R&B singer Tank has ignited a firestorm after he said that a man having oral sex with another man doesn't make him gay. Is he right?
RWC 2019: LGBTQ rights in the host country, Japan: The 2019 Rugby World Cup is currently being held in Japan. So what is the state of LGBTQ rights in the host nation?