Entertainment

Watch! Siv Ngesi stuns in drag – thanks to Manila Von Teez: Actor and social media star Siv Ngesi has transformed into his best (and spectacular) drag self under the expert guidance of Manila Von Teez.
It’s war! Somizi defiant as SANEF calls for action against him: The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has called for Somizi “Somgaga” Mhlongo to be charged with intimidating journalists.
Not a good look – Somizi lashes out at journalists: Threats of lawsuits, swearing and allegedly inciting harassment: Somizi lashes out at journalists for writing unflattering reports about him.
Gay TikTok is taking the world by storm: TikTok is the new kid on the social media block, where members of the LGBTQI+ community are making content aimed at queer users.
LGBTQ+ cruise to set sail from Durban in 2022: What is said to be the first-ever exclusively LGBTQ+ cruise in Africa is planned to launch next year. Are you on board?
So what is happening with Cape Town Pride 2021?: How will the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown effect Cape Town Pride 2021? The organisers have revealed their plans to accommodate the crisis.
Cape Town’s LGBTIQ community mourns drag pageant ‘father’ Mark Donough: Mark Donough, who was a major figure in Cape Town's queer pageant scene, is being mourned and honoured by the city's LGBTIQ community.
10 tunes by global queer artists to add to your holiday playlist: We’ve searched for some of the best 2020 releases by queer artists from around the globe – all you have to do is add them to your playlist.
Entries for Mr Gay World South Africa extended: There's still time to enter! The Mr Gay World South Africa and Mr World South Africa pageants have been postponed once again due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
These new films are bringing us queer Christmas cheer: 2020 has gifted us more LGBTQ-themed holiday films than ever before. Here’s all the queer Christmas movie cheer to look out for this December.
Shenay O’Brien’s Afrikaans ‘All I Want For Christmas’ parody is here: Drag diva Shenay O'Brien has released her very own hilarious Afrikaans parody version of Mariah Carey's festive season hit All I Want For Christmas.
RuPaul’s Drag Race reveals first trans man contestant: The cast of the 13th season of RuPaul's Drag Race has been revealed and it boasts a first for the popular show.
Majola Ganymede | Words became my weapons: Openly gay South African singer Majola Ganymede looks back at the controversy he sparked when he slated the Feather Awards back in 2014.
Summer Solstice Gay Weekend postponed over Covid-19 fears: The Summer Solstice Gay Weekend is postponed due to growing concerns around a possible second wave of Covid-19 cases during the festive season.
Award-winning gay documentary, Skeef now on Showmax: South Africa’s queer stories are taking a big leap out of the closet as the acclaimed documentary Skeef streams on Showmax.
Watch: Umlilo’s queer post-apocalyptic show at Con Hill: Kwaai Diva extraordinaire Umlilo has released a video of their recent live show at Constitution Hill’s Women’s Prison.
These 5 locally produced queer podcasts are worth a listen: We’ve sourced five local queer-focused or -related podcasts for your listening pleasure – read on to learn more.
Meet Elliot Page: Umbrella Academy star comes out as transgender: The Oscar-nominated star of Umbrella Academy, Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, has revealed that he identifies as transgender and non-binary.
The Summer Solstice Gay Weekend is here!: After a long drought, pink partying is back - with a bang! The Summer Solstice Gay Weekend is the first-ever gay event of its kind in Jozi!
Here’s our Feather Awards 2020 Photo Gallery: The 12th annual Feather Awards was a glam celebration of LGBTIQ+ identity. Check out our photos of the red carpet and all the winners!