FEATURES

Opinion | Silence is evil, Mr Deputy President: The Rev. Teboho G, Klaas, a pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, speaks out about the furore surrounding Deputy President David Mabuza's comments that South Africa does not have the right to interfere in Uganda's persecution of LGBTI+ people.
Queer Books | Nataniël’s bio and two collections of stories: Three new South African queer books were recently unveiled, including Nataniël's first full autobiography and two collections of African queer life and stories, in both graphic and written formats.
America’s right is lobbying against South Africa’s sex education syllabus: Conservative “pro-family” advocacy groups with US ties are targeting increasingly inclusive sex education lesson plans being developed by the South African education department as part of the life orientation curriculum.
In Pictures: Johannesburg Pride Street Party Gallery 2: One of Sandton's busiest thoroughfares was turned into a massive street party to celebrate the LGBTQI community as part of the 2019 Johannesburg Pride festivities.
In Pictures: Johannesburg Pride Street Party Gallery 1: One of Sandton's busiest thoroughfares was turned into a vibrant celebration of the LGBTQI community for the 2019 Johannesburg Pride street party.
Edwin Cameron | The Mamba Interview: In an exclusive must-read interview, retired Constitutional Court Justice Edwin Cameron opens up about HIV stigma, coming out, the limits of religious bigotry, and how he met his partner.
5 things you might not know about Oscar Wilde: Oscar Wilde was born in 1854, but is still considered a literary and cultural icon who paved the way for LGBT representation in the arts.
In Pictures: Johannesburg Pride Parade Gallery 2: Marking 30 years since the inception of Johannesburg Pride, Saturday's parade through Sandton was a colourful explosion of LGBTQ identity.
In Pictures: Johannesburg Pride Parade Gallery 1: Saturday's Johannesburg Pride Parade was one of the largest in years, with thousands of LGBTQ people and their friends, family and allies spilling out onto the streets of Sandton.
Here are the Mr Gay World South Africa 2019 finalists (pics): The 2019 Mr Gay World South Africa finalists were announced on stage at Johannesburg Pride in Sandton on 26 October.
Fighting for the rights of intersex people: Intersex genital mutilation — a violent and irreversible cosmetic surgery — is still happening in many countries, including South Africa. Intersex children need to be protected.
RWC 2019: LGBTQ rights in the host country, Japan: The 2019 Rugby World Cup is currently being held in Japan. So what is the state of LGBTQ rights in the host nation?
Opinion | Do we really need to be out in the workplace?: Financial independence is often the key to live an openly LGBTQ life. But how do we achieve that when being out in the workplace is not an option?
In Pictures: Feather Awards 2019: The 11th Feather Awards was a spectacular celebration of the LGBTQ community. Here's our exclusive gallery of the celebs, the fashion and winners of the big night.
RWC 2019: 5 gay rugby icons you should know about: As the Rugby World Cup reaches its climax over the next few weeks, here are five notable gay rugby icons you should know about.
Gay Cape Town | 7 hotspots to check out: Year after year, gay Cape Town is hailed as one of the premier global destinations for LGBTQ travellers. Here are eight hotspots you can’t afford to miss out on.
Opinion | The news headline should have screamed ‘Murder’: It's reported that Uganda plans to introduce a bill that will impose the death penalty on LGBTQ people. Siya Khumalo looks at the religious basis for the proposed law and says South Africa must speak out against this injustice.
In Pictures: The faces of Pretoria Pride 2019: An estimated close to 10,000 people gathered at the Centurion Rugby Club on Saturday to mark the 7th annual Pretoria Pride.
In pictures: 2019 Pretoria Pride Parade: The 2019 Pretoria Pride parade saw members of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies taking to the streets of Centurion on Saturday to celebrate their sexual and gender identity.
Costa Carastavrakis is living his best (gay) life: Bullied, hijacked, addicted to drugs and toxic relationships, and violated. Costa Carastavrakis has written an inspiring book about overcoming stigma, shame and substance abuse.