Entertainment

Bohemian Rhapsody director accused of sexually abusing boys: Bryan Singer, the controversial director of the Oscar nominated film Bohemian Rhapsody, is again being accused of sexually abusing teenage boys.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here’s why Darren Criss won’t play an LGBTQ character again: American actor Darren Criss has been praised for playing queer characters over the years, but he says it's time he stops taking those roles.
Nakhane just had dinner with Madonna. Are they collaborating?: Our very own queer superstar Nakhane is making a splash in the world's music scene. That's evidenced by his recent high profile dining companion and self-confessed fan, Madonna herself.
Jack Parow slammed for using homophobia to sell his brandy: Afrikaans rapper Jack Parow seems to believe that using juvenile and hurtful homophobic "humour" is a clever strategy to promote his self-labeled brandy.