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Opinion | Why court ruled against Dutch Reformed Church in same-sex marriage case: Pierre De Vos writes on why the High Court ruled against the Dutch Reformed Church in a same-sex marriage case and what it may mean for other churches.
So is gaydar a real thing?: We’ve all been there. You’re wandering the mall, when your eye catches theirs and you just kind of know that they must be queer. So how real is what we call, ‘gaydar’?
Confronting tradition and masculinity in heels – Bongani Njalo: Artist Bongani Njalo performed his provocative piece Abafana Abafani ('boys are not the same') in Port Elizabeth last month. We spoke to him about homophobia, masculinity and the censoring of the film Inxeba.
WQMD – a new web series about coming out the closet: Coming out the “closet” is different for everyone. WQMD - We’re Queer My Dear - is a new online series launching in April 2019 and premiering on MambaOnline, that aims to help you live your best queer life.
The law is failing the South African LGBTIAQ+ community: A recent judgement allowed a Durban man to avoid jail time after killing a man who allegedly made sexual advances on him. So how is the law supposed to protect the queer community?
Here are the top queer South African celebrities and entertainers: Local LGBTQ celebs are increasingly open about their identity, but it wasn't always so. Here's our list of the top past and present queer South African celebrities and entertainers.
Cape Town Pride 2019 Gallery 2: Our pictorial coverage of Cape Town Pride 2019 continues with our second gallery of images of the annual parade and mardi gras on Saturday 2 March.
Cape Town Pride 2019 Gallery 1: Thousands took part in the annual Cape Town Pride 2019 parade and mardi gras on Saturday 2 March.
Phumlani Kango: Flying the flag for the PrEP generation: With more than 20,000 followers, writer and content creator Phumlani Kango is using social media as a platform to promote the use of PrEP to men who have sex with men (MSM) in South Africa.
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.
Do it like they do on the Discovery Channel: homosexuality in nature: The argument that homosexual behaviour is an unnatural sex act is a denouncement that is popular among many opponents of same-sex marriage and LGBTQ rights.  So how common is homosexuality in nature?
Opinion | Abolition of Angola’s anti-gay laws may pave the way for regional reform: Angola has decriminalised consensual same-sex acts between adults in private. Could this be a sign we're reaching a tipping point in the SADC region?
For the love of technology! Sex robots, virtual reality and digisexuals: Sex as we know it is about to change thanks to robots and virtual reality. And a new sexual identity group known as “digisexuals” is coming to the fore.
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.
Online dating | Can we find love?: Meeting people online is the norm these days. But is online dating about looking for love or just moving from one guy to the next in a quest for momentary sexual pleasure?
Our Voices | My mother knows I’m gay but is in denial: Many in the LGBTQIA+ community face rejection from family members who do not approve of who they are. Sindiso tells us about his painful struggle to be accepted by his mother.
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.
What is the actual value of LGBTQI+ consumers?: The value of the Pink Rand is an oft-discussed topic, but the actual value of a community united under the rainbow flag may be much more than mere rands and cents.
My trans story | Becoming the man I always imagined myself to be: Twenty-one-year-old Lwazi Mbokazi is a proudly trans man from Durban who is not letting transphobia prevent him from living his authentic life.
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.