Author Archive

Miss Universe Catriona Gray on being an LGBTIAQ+ ally: Despite a homophobic backlash, Miss Universe Catriona Gray has resolutely affirmed her support for the LGBTIQ+ community at a gathering in Johannesburg.
New South African queer film “Moffie” to premiere in Venice: The long-awaited film version of the acclaimed novel, Moffie, will have its world premiere in the official selection of the 76th Venice Film Festival in August.
It’s time for this year’s Mams Winter Pride kiki: It is that time of the year again as Mams Winter Pride returns for another all-night celebration with purpose in Tshwane.
Burn The Floor returns for a sizzling South African tour: The world's hottest ballroom and dance theatre production, Burn the Floor, is set to return to Cape Town, Joburg and Durban in August and September.
eSwatini Pride returns with full force: eSwatini (formerly Swaziland) LGBTQ Pride is turning two this Saturday! It might not sound like a big deal but for LGBTQ Swatis the last year has been significant in many ways.
LGBT themed documentary is currently searching for participants: Are all gay men camp? Are all gay women butch? Are all drag queens gay, confused
Movies: Rocketman explodes onto the big screen: Rocketman, the Elton John musical biopic, is making waves around the world, even being censored in some countries because of its scenes of gay intimacy. Riaan Norval looks at the film as it's released in South Africa.
Self-love: Give yourself a hand!: May is International Masturbation Month! While spending some 'me-time' is something most of us do (but don't talk about) did you know it has many benefits?
Pride Shelter Trust, Africa’s only LGBTI shelter needs your help: This month, the Pride Shelter Trust celebrates its eighth anniversary as Africa’s first self-sufficient shelter and crisis centre for LGBTI+ people in Cape Town.
My kryptonite: Coming out (again) as an addict: The shame we experience from society as LGBTQ people can run deep and impacts many aspects of our lives. In this honest account, Riaan Norval writes about coming out yet another closet - this time as an addict.