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Opinion | We cannot microwave social change: It is important that we develop a creative morality, which places inclusion, rather than exclusion, as the default approach around public discourse.
This is how Justice Edwin Cameron changed South Africa: Justice Edwin Cameron is one of South Africa’s most influential queer icons. As he prepares to step down from the Constitutional Court we look at how he has profoundly changed our country for the better.
Gay dating | Can we hope for intimacy and commitment?: As I recently left the home of yet another man I’d met on the yellow app, I wondered if this is all there is for us. Does intimacy exist in this era of let’s meet for momentary pleasure?
Global HIV/AIDS update: Gay and other MSM still at high risk: Stigma and discrimination are holding back gay and other MSM from accessing HIV services, while PrEP needs to be rolled out more widely, says UNAIDS in a new report.
Queer groups to reach out to if you need help: While we have come a very long way as far as our rights are concerned, members of the LGBTQ community remain a vulnerable group.
Gay dating | An open letter to single gay men: In this heartfelt personal account of some of the frustrating experiences he's endured as a single man in the modern gay dating world, Andrew Barry asks why we as gay men often treat each other so badly.
Stonewall forever! WorldPride in New York City Gallery: New York City hosted the 2019 WorldPride parade in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. Cobus Benade took these photos of the historic event.
African gay bashing ‘a colonial import’: Some decry Botswana’s enlightened High Court judgement on gay sex. But studies show that homosexuality existed – and was tolerated – across pre-colonial Africa.
Know your Pride | Some of the key figures of Stonewall: As we mark the 50th anniversary of Stonewall this month, here are some of the most prominent figures who were at the forefront of the historic queer uprising.
Slay! 5 local drag queens you need to know about: South Africa is awash with fabulous local drag queens who are breaking barriers whilst entertaining eager audiences. We showcase some of the top divas making a splash.
Celebration: In remembrance of Adam Levin: Award-winning author, design guru and "cultural terrorist" Adam Levin recently passed away. He will be remembered for his joie de vivre and his impact as a proudly gay man living with HIV.
Watch WQMD Episode 4: Bullying: The topic of bullying is the subject of the fourth episode of WQMD (We're Queer My Dear) - an online web series that looks at issues and challenges facing the LGBTIQ+ community in South Africa.
Why the Stonewall Riots still matter 50 years on: The world this month celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, seen by many as the start of the LGBTQ+ rights movement. We look at why this historic event is still relevant today.
SA journalist Lerato Mogoatlhe on challenging homophobia in new travel memoir: Lerato Mogoatlhe has written a remarkable memoir of her five years of travelling across Africa, including her experiences in confronting homophobia in Uganda.
These designers are pushing the boundaries in South African fashion: South Africa certainly has no shortage of creative talent. Check out some of the designers that are always at the cutting edge of South African fashion.
Major victory for African LGBTQ rights as Botswana legalises homosexuality: In a historic decision, the Botswana High Court has legalised homosexuality, making Botswana the latest African country to recognise the human rights of LGBTQ people.
Can we really promote South Africa as an LGBT-friendly tourist destination?: In the past few decades, South Africa has consistently been hailed as the most LGBT-friendly tourist destination on the African continent. But is this justifiable?
LGBT themed documentary is currently searching for participants: Are all gay men camp? Are all gay women butch? Are all drag queens gay, confused
Mr. Allofit | Coming for everything in the hip-hop world: Hailing from the village of Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, Mr. Allofit has become one of the notable queer talents in South Africa’s rap and hip-hop scene.
Watch WQMD Episode 3: Equality: The topic of 'equality' is the subject of the third episode of WQMD (We're Queer My Dear) - an online web series that looks at issues and challenges facing the LGBTIQ+ community in South Africa.