LGBTQIA+

Tsoku Maela: Femininity As A Shade Of Love That We Should...

With No More Cliches, Please artist Tsoku Maela endeavours to capture the resistance of brown women and to address the clichés associated with resistance...

We need to foster safe spaces for the LGBTQIA+ community

In March, a principal in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, forced 38 girls to tell their parents they were gay, an incident which shows just how...

Local Psychology College’s Curriculum Perpetuates Transphobia

Most of us are aware of the fact that homosexuality was thought of as immoral and even categorised as a mental illness until some...

It’s time we redefined masculinity as the LGBTQIA+ community

Society’s definition of masculinity and what a man should be has created a huge divide within the LGBTQIA+ community that needs serious attention. Traditional...

Our progressive constitution is not enough to protect LGBTQIA+ people

17 May marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. But how safe are members of the LGBTQIA+ community in South Africa? The Daily...

In Pictures: The #TotalShutdown March In Pretoria

Spirits were heightened as womxn* gathered at the old Putco depot in Pretoria on Wednesday before the Total Shutdown march began. We were singing...

Queer South Africans who won in 2016

South Africa has more than 500, 000 citizens who identify as queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or intersex. Each year, more and more queer...

“I’ve seen black men fight for white women in a way...

Currently enrolled at New York City University, 22-year-old Bronx-born writer and performer, Crystal Valentine’s work is inspired by intersectionality. Speaking at the 21st edition...

Uzalo gets lit as GC walks out of his own wedding

After days of anticipation, Uzalo viewers rejoiced this week after soapie bae GC finally stood up to his father and refused to go ahead...

Help combat stigma and prejudice against SA Indian queer bodies

Research is underway to find out more about the Indian queer community in South Africa in order to fight persistent stigma against and social...

#JustAnotherTransJoke: UCKAR students speak up against transphobic invigilator

This week students from the University Currently Known As Rhodes (UCKAR) started a hashtag #JustAnotherTransJoke after an invigilator allegedly made a transphobic joke during...

South Africa’s Entertainment Needs Queer Visibility

South Africa’s mainstream entertainment industry has come a long way in terms of opening up the industry and allowing for new talent to surface...

Zimbabwe’s LGBT community hopes Mnangagwa will decriminalise homosexuality

Zimbabwe is one of several African countries that do not acknowledge the rights of queer bodies. But members of Zimbabwe's queer community are hopeful...

The Stigma Of Loving Someone Who Died Of AIDS

I make it a point to tell anyone I date that I once had a partner that died of AIDS. So many loved ones...

Film and Publications Board angers queer community with pedosexual tweet

On Thursday, the Film and Publication Board of South Africa (FPB) tweeted a hoax article that paedophilia would be recognised as a sexuality forming...

Botswana Scraps Anti-Gay Laws: What It Means

EXPLAINER The Botswana High Court made history on June 11 when it struck down a section in the country’s...

Right Of Reply: SACAP Response To Luke Sadler’s Article

On 30 May 2018, The Daily Vox published an opinion piece about a LGBTQIA+ student's experience of the South African College of Applied Psychology's...

Editorial: Activism, racism, justice and white crocodile tears

Ntokozo Qwabe's Facebook post telling the story of how he and a group of friends refused to tip a white waitress provides us with...

Five woke influencers you should be following

Influence marketing isn’t just about advertising a particular brand. Some individuals who have used this platform to shed light on social issues and help...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Ducks Questions On Transphobia

After almost an hour delay, acclaimed Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie arrived at the Abantu Book Festival on Friday afternoon. Adichie was in conversation...
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