Entertainment

The 1975 singer risks jail by kissing male fan in Dubai: Matt Healy, the lead singer of English band The 1975, has taken a stand against LGBTQ oppression by kissing a male fan at a concert in Dubai.
Diabolique, Africa’s largest adult lifestyle festival is here: Diabolique, an LGBTQI-inclusive fantasy experience that’s been dubbed Africa’s largest adult lifestyle festival, is being held in Johannesburg on 5 October.
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.
International opera star to perform Broadway hits in PTA: Music fans in Gauteng are in for a treat! International opera singer Ray Chenez will perform two exclusive Broadway-themed shows in Pretoria on 16 and 17 August.
Adult star faces backlash for refusing to work with HIV positive performers: An American gay adult video star is accused of perpetuating stigma by refusing to film sex scenes with HIV positive men, even when they cannot pass on the virus.
SKEEF queer doccie to shine at kykNET Silwerskermfees 2019: Queer stories are set to shine at the kykNET Silwerskermfees 2019 film festival with Skeef: Die dokumentêr, a riveting local documentary about the realities of being LGBTI+ in South Africa.
Heavy metal band’s same-sex kiss defies Russia anti-LGBTQ law: Two members of German heavy metal band Rammstein have shown their solidarity with Russia's LGBTQ community with a same-sex kiss in Moscow.
Bianca Del Rio Jester Joke Q&A: She's just been named the most powerful drag queen in America. Bianca Del Rio tells us about her life, career and who she'd most like to be for a day (hint, it's another queen).
Gay rapper Lil Nas X smashes major chart record: American rapper Lil Nas X makes history, after recently coming out as gay, by holding the longest-running No. 1 single ever on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
Latheem Gabriel unveils ‘Seed of Unease’: Proudly out Cape Town singer and songwriter Latheem Gabriel has released his third single, a dance track titled Seed of Unease.
Johannesburg Pride moves to Sandton for 30th edition: Johannesburg Pride is marking its 30th anniversary by moving its parade day from Melrose Atch to Sandton as part of an ambitious 'Pride of Africa' month.
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.
Could you be the next Feather Awards Trophy Queen?: Mzansi’s favourite LGBTIQ+ awards show, the Feather Awards, is looking for a fabulous individual (or two) to hand out their awards at the upcoming glamorous ceremony in October.
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.
Marvel to finally include big-screen LGBTQ superhero storyline: Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie character will be Marvel's first openly LGBTQ big-screen superhero in the planned Thor: Love and Thunder movie.
Fezekile Cokile | From Harry Potter to Generations: Meet Fezekile Cokile, a talented young gay writer who’s using Generations, one of South Africa's biggest soapies, to promote queer visibility, one word at a time.
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.
Pose’s Billy Porter makes Emmy history as out gay black actor: Actor and singer Billy Porter has made history by becoming the first openly gay black man to be nominated for the Lead Actor in a Drama Series Emmy.
Mr Gay Europe came out to father by winning title: Bulgaria's Alexander Petrov, who was recently crowned Mr Gay Europe 2019, says he only came out to his dad after he won the title.
Joburg | Glow party an inclusive celebration of disco: Get ready to shake your hips and move to the groove with Glow - a funkadelic LGBTQ-affirming party for everyone, at Katy’s Palace in Joburg on 27 July.