Being queer in Africa: the state of LGBTIQ+ rights across the continent: We asked sociologist and queer studies scholar Zethu Matebeni five questions about the state of LGBTIQ+ rights in Africa.
Given Baloyi inspires, motivates and educates on the black queer experience: Radio content producer and Unstoppable Thabooty reality TV star Given Baloyi discusses, queer life and LGBTQI+ rights in South Africa.
Siya Khumalo: Minister Ntshavheni shows how fashionable it is to throw platitudes at the LGBTI+ community around Pride Month: The South African government must offer more than token gestures of solidarity to the LGBTI+ community this Pride Month, writes Siya Khumalo.
LGBTQ+ corporate allies must show their true colours: Recent incidents in the US suggest that some companies are only LGBTQ+ corporate allies for as long as it doesn't affect their bottom line.
Faith and sexuality: Embracing the paradox: Former pastor Ishmael Mokone writes that while reconciling faith and sexuality can be a challenge for many queer people, it's a journey worth taking.
10 African queer books you should read: Here are ten memorable books that explore the African queer experience from different countries and perspectives.
A queer comic for queer folk: Iron Nail Afternoon: Award-winning South African queer artist LJ Phillips talks to Mamba about her online comic series, Iron Nail Afternoon.
The ‘gay world cup’: why LGBTQ+ audiences love the Eurovision Song Contest: The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest was watched by 160 million people worldwide. Matt Weaver looks at why it's so beloved by LGBTQ+ audiences.
The remarkable life of Dr James Barry: Dr James Barry left his mark on the Cape Colony in the 19th century, but few knew at the time that the venerated surgeon was transgender man.
SA LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: April 2023: An overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in April 2023, collated by OUT and Mamba.
Polyamorous relationships – what you need to know: More LGBTQI+ folks are choosing polyamorous relationships as their form of sensual and emotional expression. Here's what that entails.
Kenya should decriminalise homosexuality: 4 compelling reasons why: Despite a growing anti-LGBTIQ+ backlash, here's why decriminalising same-sex relations in Kenya would benefit the country and its people.
A sex coach’s tips for navigating the instant hookup culture: Get ready to swipe, chat, and hook up! Sex and relationship coach Wayne Flemming dives into the instant hookup culture.
African psychologists condemn LGBTQ+ conversion therapy: African mental health professionals have met in Johannesburg to speak out against "conversion therapy" practices that attempt to change people's sexuality or gender identity.
Same-sex family forced apart by uncaring Home Affairs: The Department of Home Affairs has been accused of being unnecessarily cruel in separating a same-sex family by dragging out one of the men's permanent residence application.
5 things straight people should know about their LGBTQI+ co-workers: As workplaces become more inclusive, it's important for straight and cisgender people to understand and support their LGBTQI+ co-workers.
What’s driving homophobia in Uganda: Homosexuality in Uganda has become an increasingly volatile political and social issue. Lydia Boyd looks at what may be behind the homophobia.
SA LGBTIQ+ Rights Watch: March 2023: Here's an overview of LGBTIQ+ rights violations, hate speech incidents and case updates in South Africa in March 2023, collated by OUT and Mamba.
Jack Holden talks about bringing his 80s queer play, Cruise, to life: Ahead of the Cape Town opening of the English queer play, Cruise, its creator, Jack Holden, talks about what inspired him.
MSM: The low-down on the down-low: The term "men who have sex with men," or MSM, can be confusing, as is the idea that a man can identify as straight but still have sexual contact with men.