Entertainment

Edwin Cameron to be honoured at 2019 Feather Awards: The nominees for the 2019 Feather Awards were announced in Johannesburg on Thursday. The glitzy annual event will also honour recently retired Constitutional Court Judge Edwin Cameron.
Taylor Swift & Lil Nas X: LGBTQ community at the 2019 VMAs: Taylor Swift made a plea to support LGBTQ equality while openly gay rapper Lil Nas X also scored big at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
Peter Ngqibs returns with After 9 sex appeal: Peter Ngqibs, a proudly queer South African singer-songwriter living in the United States, has released a sexy new music video, titled After 9.
Line-up for first RuPaul’s Drag Race UK revealed (Pics): The ten beautiful drag queens who will be competing for the title of the UK’s first RuPaul's Drag Race superstar have been ru-vealed.
Acclaimed lesbian film ‘Rafiki’ comes to the big screen in South Africa: Director Wanuri Kahiu’s acclaimed lesbian-themed love story, Rafiki - which was banned in Kenya - opens in South Africa on 30 August.
Bringing Ball Culture to Jozi: What’s good with Lelowhatsgood: South Africa's entertainment industry is booming with emerging queer talent. One of these standout voices is Ntsikelelo Zane Meslani - popularly known as Lelowhatsgood.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.