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10 cheeky tips for better anal sex: Anal sex has come a long way from its taboo roots, with a lot of straight people now also admitting that they enjoy a little backdoor action.
Gallery | Male underwear model Daniel Cajiao at sea: Male underwear label Modus Vivendi has launched its new collection with a naval themed photo shoot featuring model Daniel Cajiao.
Do LGBTQIA+ allies really matter?: Did you know there's a flag for straight allies? But some of us question whether they really play a role in furthering the LGBTQIA+ cause.
Why no one wants to talk about intimate partner violence in queer relationships: Intimate partner violence is as common, if not more, among LGBT couples as it is in straight relationships. So why don't we talk about it?
Op-ed | SA’s LGBTQ voters distrustful of political elites: SA's LGBTQ voters are losing confidence in the country’s political leadership to provide a safe and secure environment for the community.
Queer life | Mourning the end of a friendship: As queer people, often living our lives far from our families, we tend to make friendships that ultimately come to resemble family.
4 queer South African artists who you need to know about: Our country is brimming with creative talent. Take a look at the work of four South African queer artists that you need to know about.
Film reveals personal and political impact of anti-gay conversion therapy: Former leaders of the ‘ex-gay’ movement share painful experiences in Pray Away, a powerful Netflix film about anti-LGBT ‘conversion therapy’.
Here are some of Disney’s most famous queer characters: Disney’s Jungle Cruise is the studio’s latest release, and one of just a handful of Disney flicks to feature queer characters.
Pierre de Vos on the Jon Qwelane Constitutional Court judgment: Constitutional law expert, Pierre De Vos analyses the recent landmark Constitutional Court judgement that found Jon Qwelane guilty of homophobic hate speech.
Motlatsi Motseoile | Yearning for family: "The past few months have been a reminder of our mortality." Motlatsi Motseoile writes about his longing, as a single gay man, to become a dad.
Luca, Disney and queerbaiting in animation: Disney's new animated film Luca has been accused of queerbaiting audiences; ambiguously hinting at queer characters to avoid a conservative backlash.
Walter and Gerry: Celebrating a 64-year gay love story: Walter Sassman and Gerry Dagnin and their enduring decades-long love story were honoured at a moving memorial service in Cape Town.
Uganda | Anti-gay ‘therapy’ offered by US-funded health centres: Staff at US-funded health centres in Uganda have been found allegedly offering, or providing referrals for, anti-gay conversion therapy.
South African radical-Right groups are mobilising against LGBTIQ+ campaigns: Some conservative groups are trying to block a long-awaited Hate Crimes Bill, which has been urgently called for by LGBTIQ+ communities
It’s time to talk about LGBTQ reparations and how they can rectify past persecutions: We need to start having conversations about reparations for LGBTQ people who've endured a painful history of persecution around the globe.
Why it’s such a big deal that the NFL’s Carl Nassib came out as gay: After Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib came out as gay, his jersey became a top-seller on Fanatics, an online sportswear retailer.
Here’s your Pride Month SA queer music playlist: A host of South African queer music artists have released a diverse selection of stunning releases during international Pride Month.
Can faith be trusted as a sanctuary for LGBTQI+ people during a pandemic of violence?: A webinar moderated by Justice Edwin Cameron recently looked at the LGBTQI+ community could trust in faith during a pandemic of violence.
Meet gay dads Darren and Emanuel Kelly-Loulié: Becoming a parent is something that many LGBTQI+ people think will be something they’ll never experience