Entertainment

Cape Town Pride apologises to Soli Philander: Cape Town Pride has formally apologised to entertainer Soli Philander for using his image without his consent in its marketing material.
China censors Rami Malek’s Oscars speech and Bohemian Rhapsody: The Chinese authorities seem intent on erasing Freddie Mercury's bisexuality after Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek’s Oscar speech was censored.
Die Stropers is the latest South African gay themed film heading to cinemas: An Afrikaans farmboy is forced to confront his sexuality when a troubled teen is taken in by the family in Die Stropers, a new gay-themed film opening in cinemas next month.
What a queer Oscars celebration it was!: A drag queen took to the red carpet for the first time while LGBTQ themed films scored major awards, ensuring that the 2019 Oscars will go down as the queerest yet.
Is Elton John biopic Rocketman the next Bohemian Rhapsody?: The official trailer for the Elton John film Rocketman has been released and it promises an exuberant look at the iconic singer's life.
Don’t let Jussie Smollett detract us from real victims of hate: The media circus around the Jussie Smollett case could see the world forgetting that members of the LGBTQ community continue to face very real and devastating hate crimes.
Meet Gyre, the rapper driving a queer hip hop revolution: Gyre is a cutting-edge queer rapper who’s challenging the status quo while adding new depth and diversity to the local hip-hop scene.
Gay fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld has died: Karl Lagerfeld, one of fashion's most influential and controversial figures, has died at the age of 85 following a short illness.
Jussie Smollett denies he paid Nigerian brothers to attack him: Empire star Jussie Smollett has angrily denied media reports that he was behind the recent attack against him that made global headlines.
Drag community mourns loss of Debra de Donner aka Thys Pistorius: The South African LGBTQ community is mourning the loss of yet another activist and stalwart in Pretoria's drag community, Debra de Donner.
Here are the top queer Oscar winning films of all time: How many have you seen? In the run-up to the 2019 Academy Awards on 24 February, here are some of the most important queer Oscar winning or nominated films.
Fezile Mkhize is Cosmo SA’s Sexiest Man of 2019: Is there a doctor in the house? Drop-dead-gorgeous Top Billing presenter and medical doctor Fezile Mkhize has won Cosmopolitan magazine's sexiest man title for 2019.
Watch this amazing LGBTQ flashmob in India: A group of young LGBTQ people have wowed passersby with a flashmob in Mumbai, India, to celebrate same-sex love and gender diversity.
The journey to Miss Drag South Africa 2019 has begun: Calling all drags… time for you to be a queen! Entries have now opened for the 2019 edition of the annual Miss Drag South Africa pageant.
Nakhane calls on MSM to get tested and to practice safe sex: After MambaOnline broke the news last week, it's been officially announced that Nakhane has endorsed the Me1st sexual health campaign.
Jussie Smollett: I fought back: Actor Jussie Smollett has revealed that he fought the two men who attacked him in a terrifying homophobic and racist hate crime.
Zambia | Reality TV show banned for ‘promoting gayism’: Multichoice has been ordered by Zambia's broadcast regulator to cancel a reality show after a public outcry that it is "promoting homosexuality".
Nakhane: Desire does not equal identity: With a career that's verging on the stratospheric, Nakhane spoke to MambaOnline about sexuality, the impact of Inxeba on South Africa and why he's just signed on as a Me1st ambassador.
Empire’s Jussie Smollett attacked in brutal homophobic, racist hate crime: Jussie Smollett, the openly gay star of Empire, has been the victim of a horrific hate crime after being attacked in downtown Chicago.
Gallery | Male underwear model Tomas Perez walks in the woods: Hiking in the woods can be fun, especially when you're accompanied by a male underwear model, like Tomas Perez.