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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!
Cape Town Pride 2022: The Parade Gallery: Cape Town Pride 2022 recently took to the streets to celebrate the city’s LGBTIQ+ community. Here's our exclusive photo gallery of the parade!
Dating and Online Hookup Safety Tips: Dating apps are fun, but be wary of people who may blackmail you or cause you harm. Here are some hookup safety tips.
Sex in Afrikaans’ Bradley R. Daniels talks queer sex: The new no-holds-barred series Sex in Afrikaans sure has got people talking! We spoke to host Bradley R. Daniels about queer sexuality and relationships.
LGBT+ history: the story of camp, from Little Richard to Lil Nas X: Camp is intricately enmeshed with queerness and has a long and radical history of subverting social norms and rejecting easy categorisation.
LGBT+ suicides and mental health in the spotlight: In the wake of two recent suicides, alarms have been raised about a mental health crisis in South Africa's LGBT+ community.
Research confirms men with older brothers more likely to be gay: New research confirms that men with older brothers are more likely to be gay, suggesting same-sex attraction has a biological basis.