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Queer Books: Sizzlers – The Hate Crime That Tore Sea Point Apart: A new book meticulously recounts the brutal 2003 attack at the Sizzlers gay massage parlour and the lasting impact on South Africa's LGBTIQ+ community.
Opinion: Mr Gay World 2019 – To be (a beauty pageant) or not to be (a beauty pageant): Mr Gay World has been running for eleven years, yet it seemingly can’t make up its mind whether it wants to be a beauty pageant or a competition, writes Hendrik Baird.
Cape Town Pride 2019 packed to capacity: With thousands attending the annual Cape Town Pride 2019 parade and mardi gras, the venue was packed to capacity on Saturday.
An open letter to Jack Parow: "It is not just a word, it is a violent word. My father’s fist when I was 12-years-old attests to that." Hendrik Baird writes that Jack Parow's apology for his homophobic meme is just not good enough.
Well-known Joburg LGBTQ socialite dies after hijacking: Derick Ward, 36, of Johannesburg, died at the weekend of wounds he sustained during a hijacking in Roodepoort West on Tuesday last week.
Pink Loerie Mardi Gras 2017 roundup: Smaller festival still a success: There was general consensus that while the 2017 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras
Opinion: Is this the truth behind Oscar Bougardt’s accusations?: “Do not steal. Do not lie. Do not deceive one another.” – Leviticus