Entertainment

Kevin Hart quits as Oscar host over homophobic tweets: American comedian and actor Kevin Hart has quit as the host of next year's Oscars because of a furore over his past homophobic tweets and jokes.
8 queer friendly things to do this festive season: The December festive season is upon us and many are busy making preparations to head back home to spend this time with family.
18 Fascinating Facts about Freddie Mercury: Thanks to the hit film Bohemian Rhapsody, the world is once again celebrating the amazing life and talent of the legendary Freddie Mercury.
Kanarie to show for 6th week on local cinema circuit: Gay coming of age musical drama, Kanarie, has surpassed expectations and has been extended to a sixth week at selected local cinemas due to popular demand.
It was a “joke”! Cassper Nyovest denies being homophobic: Cassper Nyovest has again been accused of homophobia, a claim which he has denied, insisting that he was just 'joking'.
Cedric Fourie: No ladies, being gay is not “a waste”: Skeem Saam star and LGBTQI ally Cedric Fourie has clapped back at a woman on Twitter who said that being gay is "a waste".
The 2018 Feather Awards In Pictures: The 2018 Feather Awards was a spectacular night of fun and glamour, celebrating allies, achievers and pioneers of African LGBTQ rights.
From Ramaphosa to Somizi: Here’s the Feather Awards 2018 roundup: The winners of the 10th annual Feather Awards, celebrating LGBTI allies, celebrities and activists, were announced on Thursday night in Johannesburg.
Calum Scott’s beautiful new coming out music video is a must-watch: Get ready to cry! British singer and songwriter Calum Scott, who's just toured South Africa, has released a heartrending video about coming out to your parents.
Two African movies among best queer films of 2018: African filmmakers are making waves in the queer film scene with Rafiki and Kanarie, as highlighted by leading film site Indiewire.
Life’s a drag (race) as MCQP revs its engines for 2018!: The theme for this year’s MCQP, Africa’s biggest costume party, has been revealed and it’s sure to appeal to both the butchest of jocks and the most regal of queens.
Teacher from Mitchells Plain crowned Miss Gay Western Cape 2018: The Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone was filled to capacity on Saturday as patrons gathered to watch the crowning of Miss Gay Western Cape 2018.
Following “straightwashing” claims ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ surprises at the box office: Bohemian Rhapsody, the new biopic about Freddie Mercury and his iconic band Queen, has weathered poor reviews and a difficult production to still make an impressive impact on the box-office.
Therapy 22: The return of Gary VR: After a 10 year hiatus, groundbreaking Joburg DJ, remixer and producer Gary Van Riet (now known as Gary VR) returns to the decks to DJ at the upcoming Therapy 22 celebration on Friday 9 November.
Boy Erased is igniting conversations about conversion therapy: Boy Erased, a major new film about a gay teenager who is forced to undergo conversion therapy, has opened in the US.
Miss Gay Western Cape, celebrating 10 years, is sold out: Miss Gay Western Cape, one of the country's biggest drag events, will celebrate 10 years of existence, with a few trips down memory lane.
OUTtv SA pulls saucy LGBTQ shows off its schedule: OUTtv SA, DSTV's pop-up LGBTQ channel, has left some viewers annoyed after it pulled three shows off the air for being too rude, following viewer complaints.
This is how Moshe Ndiki’s dad reacted to the idea of meeting his boyfriend: Openly gay actor and TV presenter Moshe Ndiki has shared his father's heartwarming response to him talking about a boyfriend.
Joburg LGBTI clubbing institution Simply Blue closing down: It's the end of an era. Johannesburg's longest running LGBTI nightclub, Simply Blue, is closing down for good after 15 years.
Review: Kanarie is a coming out story that sings on screen: There's a new acclaimed South African gay film in cinemas. Kanarie is the latest award-winning exploration of queer identity within a uniquely South African context. Here's the Mamba review.