Entertainment

PrideTV Highlight: We Are Animals: Essentially a critique about attempts to control human sexuality, We Are Animals - now on PrideTV - is directed by Dominic Haxton and stars Daniel Landroche, Clint Napier and Drew Droege.
Empire creator Lee Daniels announces gay superhero movie: Lee Daniels, the openly gay creator of Empire, says that he's fulfilling his dreams of working on a gay superhero film.
South African gay hit film Kanarie to get US release: After a successful run at the local box office, it's been announced that the award-winning gay-themed Afrikaans film Kanarie will be released in US cinemas.
The Weeknd slammed for singing he can ‘f**k a queer woman straight: Canadian R&B star The Weeknd is under fire for singing that he can make a bisexual woman 'straight' by sleeping with her.
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Dusty Ray Bottoms in Cape Town and Joburg: In a major coup for local drag fans, a different RuPaul's Drag Race contestant will be performing in Joburg and Cape Town once month for the rest of the year.
New York Times: Nakhane one of 10 artists to watch in 2019: Nakhane's star continues to rise around the world as the New York Times sings the praises of the South African queer musician.
Groundbreaking queer rapper Kevin Fret shot dead: Kevin Fret, a rapper from Puerto Rico who was proudly queer, has been shot dead in the capital, San Juan, at the age of 24.
Lady Gaga apologises for “twisted” R Kelly collaboration: Lady Gaga has finally spoken out against R&B performer R Kelly as allegations of sexual and physical abuse mount against him.
Marvel introduces first drag queen superhero: The comic book world has become that much more fierce and fabulous, with the introduction of Shade, the first drag queen superhero.
PrideTV Highlight: You Can’t Curry Love: Now streaming on PrideTV, You Can’t Curry Love is a charming, funny and thoughtful short film about finding love and identity. 
Ceri Dupree returns to Cape Town: Ceri Dupree, one of the UK’s top female impersonators, heads back to Gate69 in Cape Town with his show, Immaculate Deception, from 6 February to 16 March 2019.
Big LGBTQ wins at the Golden Globes: From the Freddie Mercury biopic to Ben Whishaw's acting, Sunday's 76th Annual Golden Globes was a win for LGBTQ themes and stars.
Madonna honours birthplace of LGBTQ Pride on NY Eve: Pop queen Madonna has kicked off the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with a surprise New Year's Eve appearance.
PrideTV Highlight: Alone With People: Alone With People is a half-hour short film now streaming on PrideTV that deals with the familiar coming out theme coupled this time with a young girl’s coming of age.
From Troye Sivan to Cardi B, pop stars got personal in 2018: The increasingly intricate entanglement of social media celebrity and popular music demands more of artists, like Troye Sivan, and their private lives than ever before.
The 6 best LGBTQ films of 2018: The past year gave us some important and outstanding LGBTQ films, acclaimed for both their artistic value and their social impact. Here's our list of the 6 best LGBTQ films of 2018.
PrideTV Highlight: The Boy with the Sun in his Eyes: The Boy with the Sun in his Eyes, now streaming on PrideTV, is set in the City of Love, Paris (of course!), and stars American actor Tim Swain.
Cedric Fourie & Lasizwe celebrate their controversial bromance: Skeem Saam star Cedric Fourie and gay vlogger Lasizwe are causing a stir with a new photoshoot that's cementing their very public bromance.
These 2 queer hip-hop presenters are changing perceptions: Khumalo and Mahlari are two openly queer hip-hop radio presenters who talked to us about making it in the traditional queerphobic hip-hop scene.
Pansexual is named one of 2018’s “words of the year”: Thanks to celebrities who came out as queer, "pansexual" has been named one of Merriam-Webster's most looked up words of 2018.