Entertainment

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.
Meet the cast! RuPaul’s Drag Race to feature its first Muslim drag queen: The spectacular RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 cast has been unveiled, and it includes the show's first ever Muslim drag star.
Bohemian Rhapsody pulled as best LGBTQ film nominee over abuse claims: The GLAAD Media Awards have pulled Bohemian Rhapsody as a nominee for best film after new reports emerged about its director's alleged sexual abuse of teen boys.
Cedric Fourie on masculinity and being an LGBTQ ally: MambaOnline speaks to Cedric Fourie about the Feather’s red carpet furore, the truth about his relationship with Lasizwe and what it means to be a man in South Africa today.
Enter now! Next Mr Gay World South Africa to be chosen online: The organisers of Mr Gay World™ South Africa have announced that the contest to select a delegate to represent South Africa at Mr Gay World 2019 in Cape Town will be held online.
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.