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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.
City-backed Soweto Pride 2021 is sold out: Tickets to this year's Soweto Pride sell out days after it was announced that it will be held with the support of the City of Joburg.
Trans reality TV star Yaya Mavundla honoured by Sowetan’s Woman’s Club: Yaya Mavundla continues to break barriers for the transgender community after being recognised as a Sowetan's Woman's Club achiever.
SA’s Johannes Radebe part of Strictly Come Dancing UK’s first all-male couple: South African dancer Johannes Radebe has been revealed as the professional half of Strictly Come Dancing UK's first male same-sex pairing.
Ramaphosa includes LGBTIQ+ leader Steve Letsike on Chief Justice panel: Leading LGBTIQ+ activist Steve Letsike has been named by President Ramaphosa as one of the panellists to shortlist candidates for South Africa's next Chief Justice.
It’s here! Lil Nas X drops debut album Montero to rave reviews: Lil Nas X continues to 'queer' pop culture as he 'gives birth' to his critically acclaimed album Montero and a steamy new music video.
LGBTIQA+ groups accuse EC premier of silence on community’s plight: LGBTIQA+ activists are furious that the premier of the Eastern Cape has still not responded to their hate crimes memorandum.
Yahto Kraft channels heartache with new single ‘Requiem’: After the success of his recent collab with chart-topper Armand Joubert, Yahto Kraft is back with a haunting solo track, Requiem.
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.
Deadline to comment on Hate Crimes Bill nears: South Africa's LGBTIQ+ community has until the end of September to submit feedback on the long-delayed hate crimes and hate speech bill.
Lil Nas X praised for spotlighting HIV stigma in VMAs performance: Lil Nas X is applauded for promoting LGBTQ equality and highlighting HIV stigma in his performance at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday.
Met Gala 2021 | Here’s what the queer celebs wore: Queer celebs served looks and social commentary at the Met Gala, with many using their outfits to convey a political message.
Carl Bean | Gay ‘Born This Way’ archbishop remembered: Carl Bean, the gay disco singer turned LA preacher who inspired Lady Gaga's LGBTQ+ anthem Born This Way, is being remembered as a queer pioneer.
“Atmosphere of fear”: Online censorship stifles LGBTIQ community: A new report has exposed how online censorship in several countries - in complicity with companies like Google and Facebook - is silencing LGBTIQ voices.
UCT Vice-Chancellor apologises for events “hurtful” to LGBTIQA+ community: UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has acknowledged that two recent events that she hosted were hurtful to the LGBTIQA+ community.
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.
Ghana | Anti-LGBTI bill promotes torture of queer people: Amnesty International warns that the new anti-LGBTI bill in Ghana is a grave violation of human rights, such as the prohibition of torture.
Domestic Violence Amendment Bill made gender-neutral: South Africa's Domestic Violence Amendment Bill has been revised to be gender-neutral and to include gender-neutral pronouns.
‘Skeef’ is a beacon for young, queer Afrikaans readers: Renaldo Schwarp, the creator of the documentary Skeef, is the force behind a new book that provides a guide to being queer in Afrikaans.
Anger over UCT Vice Chancellor’s “harmful” webinar on LGBTIQA+ community: UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has been slammed for hosting a webinar described as "harmful and hurtful" to the LGBTIQA+ community.