Desmond Tutu’s long history of fighting for lesbian and gay rights: Archbishop Desmond Tutu is mostly known to the world for campaigning against apartheid but he has also become one of the continent's most prominent advocates for the rights of lesbian and gay people.
How might our outlook on gender and sexuality change in the next decade?: It’s plain to see that the global LGBTQI+ community have seen great strides being made over the past ten years, so what will the next decade bring?
Here are our 10 favourite local LGBTQ celebrity couples: This month, as a part of the ultimate celebration of one of life’s great passions, we turn our attention to some of our favourite local LGBTQ celebrity couples.
10 queer romance tips for Valentine’s Day: There’s nothing wrong with flowers and a nice restaurant, but if you’re looking for something a little less traditional, we’ve got 10 tips to make this Valentine’s Day one for the books.
Healing | Dear Dad, I forgive you: Many of us live with some hurt and resentment when it comes to family matters. During this, the month of love, Motlatsi Motseoile decided to deal with his pain head-on and start to forgive.
SA drag queens living amid the coronavirus outbreak: As the coronavirus continues to spread around the world, two South African drag queens in China speak about what it's like to be in a country that is increasingly in a state of lockdown and fear.
Celebrate Cape Town Pride 2020 over 17 days: Cape Town Pride will mark its 17th annual Pride Festival with an impressive 17-day programme from 14 February to 1 March 2020.
Life | Loss | Love: Botswana queer life in photography: Life | Loss | Love, a striking new digital photography project is exploring queer experiences in Botswana and highlighting intersections with other social justice movements.
Christian privilege | Court will force Beloftebos to stop discriminating against LGBTQ people: Constitutional law expert Pierre De Vos explains why the owners of the Beloftebos wedding venue will almost certainly lose any legal bid to allow them to turn away LGBTQ people.
Do gay men and lesbian women make good friends?: Gay men and straight women are often portrayed as besties in the media, but what about our lesbian sisters? Angie Gallagher asks if gay men and lesbian women make good friends.
Never too old: My coming out to a nonagenarian: In this heart-warming story about an unlikely friendship, Angie Gallagher writes about her coming out to Aunty M, a 96-year-old woman in the Karoo.
Beloftebos Wedding Venue: Heterosexism and Colonial Christianity: In the wake of the religious homophobia that led the Beloftebos wedding venue to reject a same-sex couple, author Siya Khumalo looks at the roots of toxic Christianity.
Shaping perceptions: Queer representation in Afrikaans media: While many queer Afrikaners still struggle with their identity and acceptance, Afrikaans films and TV shows are increasingly depicting authentic LGBTQ experiences.
Noks Simelane: Sharing my transition journey with the world: KwaZulu-Natal trans man Noks Simelane is using his YouTube channel to share his transition and to highlight the daily challenges facing transgender South Africans.
‘Judy’ brings the gay icon to a new generation: Renée Zellweger stars as the legendary performer and gay icon Judy Garland in the Golden Globe-winning Judy, opening in South Africa on 10 January.
Opinion | Is there a right way to deal with a breakup?: We've all gone through the pain of at least one breakup. It's how we choose to react to that heartbreak - by lashing out or growing from the experience - that truly counts, writes Motlatsi Motseoile
Queer New Year’s resolutions to take into the next decade: 2020 won’t just be the start of a new year, but also marks the advent of an entirely new decade! Here are 10 New Year’s resolutions that the queer community can (and should) take into the next decade.
Mamba’s 21 most-popular queer stories of 2019: As we enter a New Year, here are the articles that you - our readers - were most gripped by in 2019. It's a fascinating snapshot of the year that was.
From Harlem to Jozi – the rise of ball culture: Ball culture has become an increasingly visible phenomenon, including in South Africa. Here's how this celebration of black queer identity and expression has spread around the globe.
Tips to take care of your queer mental health this festive season: While "it's the most wonderful time of the year" for some, the festive season can be a challenge for many in the LGBTQI+ community. Here are some mental health self-care tips.