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When Harry met Santa: A queer Christmas love story (watch): A touching Christmas advert for the Norwegian postal service that depicts Santa and a man falling in love has taken the world by storm.
Cameroon | Intersex person attacked for hours by mob: A mob sexually assaulted, beat, threatened and humiliated a 27-year-old intersex person in Cameroon’s capital, reports Human Rights Watch.
LGBTIQ+ community remembers Tlhapang Petso: The recent death of much-loved LGBTIQ+ theatre and events luminary Tlhapang Petso has left many in the community in deep mourning.
From TikTok to TV; The Wife’s Linda Majola on his acting debut: We caught up with out TikTok star Linda Majola, who recently made his acting debut in The Wife, to talk about his role and breaking barriers.
8th annual Simon Nkoli Memorial Lecture to ask ‘why solidarity?’: The 8th edition of the Simon Nkoli Collective’s Simon Nkoli Memorial Lecture (SNML) takes place on 26 November.
LGBTQI+ film ‘I Am Samuel’ screening at Africa Rising International Film Festival: The Africa Rising International Film Festival is screening over 30 Pan-African films, including the Kenyan-banned LGBTQI+ film I Am Samuel.
Student stuns with genderfluid matric farewell outfit: Boksburg high school student Maurice Ellerbeck wowed teachers and schoolmates by attending his matric farewell in a genderfluid outfit.
Lasizwe checks into mental health wellness centre: Social media star Lasizwe Dambuza takes a stand against mental health stigma by revealing that he's seeking treatment for his depression.
7th Pretoria Pride will celebrate LGBTQI+ survivors: Pretoria Pride is back after a two-year break due to Covid-19, at a new venue and under the theme of 'I am a survivor".
Babylon – The Joburg Bar is celebrating its 12th birthday: Defying challenges, Babylon - The Joburg Bar, one of the longest-running gay bars in the city, is thriving and celebrating its 12th birthday.
Mauritius | Supreme Court considers legalising homosexuality: The Mauritius Supreme Court has heard key evidence in a landmark case challenging the criminalisation of same-sex sexuality.
The viral Old Gays are a panacea to prejudice: Often described as the gays’ answer to The Golden Girls, the four men fondly known as The Old Gays have been taking the internet by storm.
Transgender Day of Remembrance: 2021 the deadliest year yet: A report released ahead of the International Transgender Day of Remembrance shows that more trans people are being murdered around the world.
Specialised HIV doctor services offered to MSM in Joburg: The Engage Men's Health clinic in Joburg now offers the services of a MSM-affirming internationally recognised specialist HIV doctor.
Meet Bongs Ndima, the new Mr Gay World South Africa 2021: Bonginkosi “Bongs” Ndima has become the first black man to officially hold the Mr Gay World South Africa title, taking over from Louw Breytenbach.
Queer Anglican leaders protest Ghana’s anti-LGBTQI bill: LGBTQI+ Church of England Synod members stood in protest against the anti-LGBTQI bill in Ghana during a Synod speech.
Somizi says he’s not gay but pansexual: Controversy magnet Somizi Mhlongo has revealed that he doesn't actually identify as gay but is instead pansexual.
Dr Bev Ditsie: “I’m in awe that I’m still alive”: Ahead of their 50th, we spoke to Dr Bev Ditsie about regrets, staying true to themselves, and what advice they'd give their 19-year-old self.
Photos | Feather Awards 2021: The annual Feather Awards is known for its fashion, entertainment and witty commentary. Here's a visual snapshot of the recent 13th outing.
Bn Gogo, Moonchild, Nonku Phiri & more to perform at Queertopia: A 3-day queer celebration! Other Village People presents Queertopia at Constitution Hill in Braamfontein from 18th to 20th of November.