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Opinion | All hail the ‘ultra-sensitive’ and woke generation: Cancel culture has come under fire recently, but for Motlatsi Motseoile the woke generation is getting it right; making it clear that there is no space for hate in our world.
Two LGBTQ couples in the time of Covid-19: The Covid-19 lockdown has challenged many of our relationships. MambaOnline spoke to two LGBTQ couples who shared some of their experiences during this difficult period.
Gay dating | The politics of love and attraction for gay men: The politics of gay dating... It’s a topic we should never tire of challenging. Are you fem? Are you straight acting? Are you discreet? Are you out? Are you a man or a sis’bhuti? These are questions that are asked every day. 
Lockdown | LGBTQ people facing unemployment and financial ruin: As South Africa continues to battle with ever-increasing confirmed COVID-19 cases, there are growing numbers of LGBTQ people who are deeply uncertain about their financial future. 
Opinion | We need older gay men to be visible: Do older gay men exist? The media has often been accused of painting a picture of eternal youth and uber sex appeal when it comes to the representation of gay men. 
Coronavirus | LGBTQ professionals working under the lockdown: While the country is gripped by fear over the coronavirus crisis, there are some members of the LGBTQ community who remain at work, continuing to serve communities, despite the danger. 
What’s money got to do with it? Do we have to be gay and rich?: I was still a young gay boy when I happened on the phrase "you can’t be gay and poor." I would go on to grow up around many, mostly straight, people who repeated this line. 
Healing | Dear Dad, I forgive you: Many of us live with some hurt and resentment when it comes to family matters. During this, the month of love, Motlatsi Motseoile decided to deal with his pain head-on and start to forgive.
Opinion | Is there a right way to deal with a breakup?: We've all gone through the pain of at least one breakup. It's how we choose to react to that heartbreak - by lashing out or growing from the experience - that truly counts, writes Motlatsi Motseoile
Opinion | Dear Gay Men: Do You Remember Your First Sexual Experience?: For most young LGBTQ people, their first sexual experience can be a defining moment. So why is it often not always a fully consensual one, asks Motlatsi Motseoile?