Entertainment

“The world is ready for this!” Dancing on Ice’s historic same-sex dance: Dancing on Ice has delighted viewers after it became the first TV dance reality show in the UK to feature a same-sex couple in competition.
‘Judy’ brings the gay icon to a new generation: Renée Zellweger stars as the legendary performer and gay icon Judy Garland in the Golden Globe-winning Judy, opening in South Africa on 10 January.
Gay Jesus film producers firebombed: Police in Rio de Janeiro are investigating an attack on the headquarters of the company behind a controversial Netflix film that features an apparently gay Jesus.
Banned lesbian love story Rafiki on DStv Boxoffice: The acclaimed lesbian romance Rafiki will be available on DStv Box Office from 23 December 2019, except in Kenya where the film remains banned.
SA’s Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi shuts down a homophobe: South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi, who was recently crowned Miss Universe, has firmly backed the LGBTQ community by taking down a homophobe on social media.
Watch the powerful new South African trailer for Moffie: The official trailer for the South African release of the internationally acclaimed local gay-themed film Moffie is out and it's a must-see!
Q&A | Miss Drag SA 2019 Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie: After winning more than 20 pageants, Belinda Qaqamba Ka-Fassie was crowned Miss Drag SA 2019 in October. Find out more about this stunning activist and drag artist here!
“The category is love”: Celebrating the ineffable Billy Porter: History-making singer, performer, actor and fashion icon Billy Porter has become a dynamic representation of black queer talent, success and fearless fabulousness.
UN awards Cyndi Lauper for her LGBTQ youth advocacy: Legendary music artist and activist Cyndi Lauper has been honoured with a new UN award recognising her work in fighting LGBTQ homelessness.
The history of drag in South Africa still plays out at modern pageants: A Google search for the term 'South African drag queens’ yields approximately half-a-million results. TL McCormick takes a look at the history of drag in the Western Cape.
South Africa named 15th safest LGBTQ travel destination: Nigeria is the most dangerous country for LGBTQ travel while South Africa is among the least dangerous, beating out the likes of Ireland, Australia and the US.
Pride TV connects with mobile LGBTQ+ film fans: Pride TV Channel, Africa's only dedicated LGBTQ+ video-on-demand streaming service is offering an affordable new mobile-ready version on Vodacom's Video Play platform.
Makeup artist takes Miss Gay Western Cape crown (Pics): Maxine Wild, a 24-year-old makeup artist from Belhar, was recently crowned the winner of one of the most prestigious annual drag pageants in South Africa; Miss Gay Western Cape.
This tender music video celebrates young queer love: A new music video by producer Andrea Consoli and Lima Alpha Uniform is a heartwarming celebration of young queer love that you must watch.
LGBTQ characters on US TV at an all-time high: There are more LGBTQ characters on American broadcast television than ever before, and, for the first time, LGBTQ women outnumber men.
SA’s Johannes Radebe wows in Strictly Come Dancing same-sex routine: South African dancer Johannes Radebe has delighted the British public with a same-sex Strictly Come Dancing routine that's gotten social media talking.
5 things you might not know about Oscar Wilde: Oscar Wilde was born in 1854, but is still considered a literary and cultural icon who paved the way for LGBT representation in the arts.
‘Moffie’ earns three British Independent Film Awards nominations: Moffie, the new gay-themed South African film, has scored three nominations at the 2019 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA).
Here are the Mr Gay World South Africa 2019 finalists (pics): The 2019 Mr Gay World South Africa finalists were announced on stage at Johannesburg Pride in Sandton on 26 October.
Video Play launches Pride TV channel – 80+ LGBT titles to choose from: Video Play is launching a new Pride TV channel with content curated specifically for the LGBTQ+ community.