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Mamba’s ultimate International Pride Month playlist: In honour of international Pride Month, here's our scorching Pride Month playlist of 21 iconic tracks celebrating all things queer!
Watch WQMD Season 3 Ep 3 – The team gets personal!: In episode 3 of Season 3 of WQMD, Tina, Jodi and Shenay get personal and answer some of your questions. You don't want to miss this!
Watch WQMD Season 3 Ep 2 – Queer representation in the media: In episode 2 of Season 3 of WQMD, we talk to guest Dumisani Macdonald Dube about the mainstream media’s representation of queer issues.
Intersectionality: What does it mean and why does it matter?: You've likely heard of “intersectionality”. But what does it mean, and why are scholars and activists advocating for the use of this concept?
Watch WQMD Season 3 Ep 1 – Queer Rejection & Disownment: In the first episode of Season 3 of WQMD, the team look at the issue of rejection and disownment of queer people.
History made as LGBTIQ+ Pride comes to Robben Island (Photos): For the first time, the rainbow flag has been flown on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years.
Age-appropriate ways of discussing queer identities with kids: Many parents might be unsure how to address diverse attractions, gender and queer identities with their kids. Here's some useful advice.
I Knew Sheila Lumumba: Here Is My Story: In a moving tribute, Kenyan activist Denis Nzioka writes about his friend, Sheila Lumumba, a non-binary lesbian who was murdered in Nairobi.
Nakhane: “I’m connected to this land”: As Nakhane prepared to return home after more than two years overseas, we caught up with the queer, multi-talented South African star.
How the war in Ukraine is transforming the LGBTQ+ rights landscape in Europe: For LGBTQ+ rights activists in Ukraine, a Russian victory is an existential threat to both the country's sovereignty and the rights of LGBTQ+ people.
Queer Books | Alistair Mackay on his dazzling debut novel: Capetonian Alistair Mackay talks about writing his stunning new dystopian-sci-fi queer novel, It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way.
6 queer superheroes that are part of the MCU: Queer superheroes are starting to make their mark in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Here are six that have made it to the silver screen.
Photos | Vogue Nights first ball of 2022: Vogue Nights returned with its first ball of the year, confirming that it remains Johannesburg's most spectacular queer event.
LGBTIQ microaggressions and how to deal with them: Throughout our lives, LGBTIQ+ people experience scores of microaggressions from friends, family and others that slowly take a toll on us.
The Queer Superhero: The Mamba Interview: Raymond Motadi – best known as MonD and The Queer Superhero - is a queer game-changer in the South African media and entertainment space.
No, Steve Hofmeyr, LGBTQ+ inclusion is NOT sexualising children: Despite a half-hearted apology, Steve Hofmeyr continue to equate LGBTQ+ inclusion in Disney's content with sexualising children.
The media disinformation campaign against Ghana’s queer community: Journalists in Ghana are driving an anti-LGBTIQ campaign that could result in one of the world’s harshest homophobic laws.
Let’s talk about (queer) sex! HOLA Africa’s Tiffany Mugo: Motlatsi Motseoile talks to author and editor Tiffany Mugo about her work exploring and documenting queer sexuality in all its diversity.
Thandiswa Mazwai: The Mamba Interview: The iconic Thandiswa Mazwai talks about her music, coming out, her first love and the "dream deferred" for LGBTIQ South Africans.
Cape Town Pride 2022: The Faces of Pride Gallery: Around 2000 people celebrated Cape Town Pride 2022 at Green Point Track on Saturday. Here's our huge photo gallery of the faces of Pride!