Entertainment

Queer books: The ‘All for the Game’ series: The All for the Game trilogy has been an online phenomenon since the first book was self-published back in 2013. Enrique Grobbelaar reviews this popular queer series.
Here’s how you can take part in the historic Global Pride this Saturday: Global Pride, the first 24-hour virtual Pride, will be streamed online this Saturday 27 June and has the potential to be the largest LGBTQIA+ event ever.
Support SA’s entertainment industry with the Hope Project: The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown measures have had far-reaching effects on several industries throughout South Africa. But one of the hardest hit is the entertainment business.
SA’s queer community in mourning after LGBTQ dance groundbreaker murdered: Kirvan Fortuin, an internationally recognised queer dancer, choreographer and ball culture groundbreaker, has been murdered - allegedly by a 14-year-old.
Rich Mnisi reveals gorgeous new Pride-themed tote bag: South African LGBTQ designer Rich Mnisi has unveiled a new Pride-themed tote bag to mark international Pride month this June.
Little Richard’s larger-than-life queer legacy: When Little Richard died on 9 May at age 87, the artist was hailed for the innovative role he played in the development of a host of genres, ranging from R&B, gospel and soul to perhaps most famously, rock and roll.
Reality TV star refused service by shopkeeper for being gay: South African reality TV star Innocent Matijane is outraged that a homophobic shop keeper allegedly refused to serve him because he is gay.
Daniel Radcliffe speaks out over JK Rowling anti-trans firestorm: Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has made his position clear on gender identity and the trans community in the wake of author JK Rowling's controversial comments.
Writer Raymond Motadi on his queer short film “Feminine Lotus”: Feminine Lotus is a new short film about a transgender woman's journey. We spoke to the up-and-coming young writer, Raymond Motadi, about its making.
Photographers unite to support the LGBTIQ+ community: Make a difference through art! A group of South African photographers are taking part in an online print sale to raise funds for the vulnerable LGBTIQ+ community in the Western Cape.
World leaders and Grammy Award-winners for online Global Pride: As International Pride Month kicks off, the first online Global LGBTQIA+ Pride has announced the initial line-up of speakers and artists appearing in the event on June 27. And it's expected to attract up to 300 million viewers.
Feather Awards announces theme for 2020: The annual Feather Awards celebration of LGBTIQ+ identity, which is adapting to the challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown, has revealed its theme for 2020.
Lockdown liberation with Boots the House Down online party: The Boots the House Down online party - on Friday, June 5 from 19h00 to 22h00 - will feature a hot line-up of queer DJs and drag stars. It's set to be one of the first of its kind in South Africa; hosted by and for artists in the queer community.
Lady Gaga’s Chromatica is a return to pop brilliance: She's given us one of the LGBTQ community’s most-loved anthems, and now Lady Gaga is back with the new album, Chromatica; a return to her glorious pop roots.
ThursGAY Night Live!: Some of Cape Town's top drag queens will be performing in an online lockdown show on Thursday 28 May for a journey of song, dance, and sing-along!
Cape Town drag performer Lilly Slaptsilli apologises for offending deaf community: Well-known Cape Town drag star and comedian, Lilly Slaptsilli, is in hot water for a spoof video which has angered the deaf community.
Turning heartbreak into musical affirmation: Yahto Kraft: Yahto Kraft blew viewers away on The Voice SA with his powerhouse vocals and queer realness. He talks to us about reaching for stardom, body positivity and the heartbreak that fuelled his standout track, Ugly.
The new generation of L Word comes to Showmax: The L Word: Generation Q, the new reboot of the groundbreaking queer series, is now streaming on South African online TV platform, Showmax.
Queer content to stream while you’re in lockdown in SA: MambaOnline has selected some of the best queer content on South Africa’s most popular streaming services to keep you engaged during the lockdown.
Mr Gay World 2020 and 2021 will both be crowned in Johannesburg next year: Mr Gay World has announced that the Mr Gay World 2020 contest has been postponed to next year, in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns.