What Went Wrong: The Gay Games Bid: Exclusive! The valiant effort to secure the Gay Games for Joburg has come to naught. We look at the nerve-racking events that led up to the announcement.
Cape Town’s Gay CIA: John French chats to Brian Kruger, head of Cape Town’s newest concept to boost and promote Pink business and tourism…
All Hail Gloria!: Take time out with Dion Chang’s new book, Gloria’s Guide to Fabulousness – a humorous reminder that we’re all just a little step away from true 'divadom'.
NO ANGEL: Robbie Williams is a unique musical artist – not restricting himself to the rules and expectations of modern day celebritydom. Mambaonline takes a look at the sexy star and his new album, Intensive Care.
BEYOND BORDERS: HAYDEN’S HIV DIARY: A trip to Zambia allows Hayden Horner to realise that the success of HIV/AIDS treatment strategies lies more in compassion than resources.
MAMBAONLINE SPINS: New releases by a mixed bag of artists including Shakira, Jesse McCartney, James Blunt, Black Eyed Peas, Missy Elliot, The Offspring, Timo Maas, Jamiroquai and Hillary Duff.
MAMBA TRAVEL: THE LAGOON COAST: While just a few hours drive from Joburg, Mozambique is a very different world – a mix of Portuguese, Arab and African cultures, embellished with paradise-like beaches and delectable food.
Who the hell are dominees to go against Jesus?: In light of the recent firing of a gay dominee by the NG Kerk, Jean Meiring muses on the subject of religious hypocrisy.
ALL FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL: Group sex is the stuff of fantasies for many of us. But should it become a reality? Christo Valentyn investigates the workings of a Gauteng group sex club and chats to its members.
Pride Reborn?: Some may not care, others may be surprised, and some will be delighted that this year’s Joburg Pride appears to be on track. Read on to get all the details about the event, and what it means for you.
CAPE TOWN ‘CRUZES’: I don’t think I speak solely for myself when I say that the Cape Town gay community has been waiting in anticipation for a club venue like Cruz, writes Lars Schwinges.
A KISS IS JUST A KISS: Mambaonline columnist Freddy La Man kisses and tells; wondering what it means when he gets more male-on-male flirting action at a straight party than at the local gay bar.
Gay Games Guys Love Jozi: With the words "We're gonna get it!" councillor and mayoral committee member Christine Walters summed up the feeling of supporters of the 2010 Gay Games bid.
A DIFFERENT KIND OF JUSTICE: Justice Edwin Cameron is South Africa's only high ranking public official to not only have publicly disclosed his homosexuality, but also his positive HIV status. He spoke to Mambaonline about his book Witness to AIDS.
Bored With Fashion: Dion Chang:
Pic by Pierre van den Bosch for Elle
Being seen as a fashion guru can be hard at the best of times. But you know the role is becoming
PRESTO!: Greyvensteyn and van Schalkwyk have brought together the cuisines of Italy, Thailand, France, Greece, Mexico and India in a tasty new Afrikaans cookbook. Presto
Dion Chang: There’s an exciting buzz inside SA Fashion Week’s sun-drenched offices, with phones ringing and people leafing through photographs of models
ENERGY FOR LIVING – An interview with Judge Edwin Cameron: I walk with Judge Cameron through his Johannesburg home as we make our way out to the spacious garden. I spot a pile of classical CDs as we pass through and ask whether there's any Madonna on the pile. "Not here," he laughs.
Mind the Soap: Country boy Braam left the family farm in Okahandja for the bright lights of Johannesburg. The Engineering student and part-time bartender turned