LGBTQIA+

#LGBQTILife : Homophobia is a colonial import Africa upholds with its...

The anti-LGBQTIA+ laws in Africa are a remnant of colonialism. The penal code was a set of laws which criminalised being gay....

Toya Delazy: Why I Named And Shamed A Homophobic Bully

Pop star Toya Delazy has been hit with heavy criticism from some Zulu men on Twitter over the past few days, after she posted...

Africa Day: 6 African Women Who Are Shaking Things Up

On 25 May, we commemorate Africa Day: a celebration of Africa's independence, freedom, and liberation struggle from colonial imperialists. It also marks the first...

Inxeba proves how heteronormativity feels uncomfortable when challenged

I have been paying attention to the conversation around the premier of Inxeba, a movie that looks at how gay black men are marginalised...

Who heals the healer?

“I’m okay. I’m hanging in there. You know how it is,” writes Dr. Anastacia Tomson as she navigates being a woman, a...

5 Reasons To Join The Beyhive Today

Beyoncé  has arguably has the greatest fan base, the Beyhive, of any other celebrity at the moment. But there are many reasons...

Rafiki is a Black queer love affirmation

Living in a pandemic has given us the opportunity to travel and explore the world through watching films. Queer people will tell...

Raashida Khan Takes On “No-Go” Areas In The SA Indian Muslim...

South African Indian Muslims are a conservative bunch: there are some topics that are just not spoken about. So you can imagine the furore...

Moonlight: When Black and Queer America won an Oscar

“This goes out to all those black and brown boys and girls and non-gender-conforming who don't see themselves.” – Tarell Alvin McCraney, accepting the 2017...

Five women’s rights campaigns you need to support

Women's Month is about commemorating the queens among us and fighting for the equality women deserve. To celebrate the work women are doing to...

LGBT folks share their Coming Out stories

Today marks Coming Out Day and people are celebrating freedom to live their truth. We share voices from queer people in South Africa and...

#HoeIsLife is sexual freedom like you’ve never seen it before

Society hates when *womxn have power, especially over our sexuality and our bodies. Patriarchy determines the terms and conditions of sex for womxn. When...

Meet the Jozi Cats – South Africa’s first gay and inclusive...

Having been in existence for just a few months, the Jozi Cats challenged themselves and started a bold campaign to recruit new players, and...

“Touch: Sex, Sexuality and Sensuality” gives sexual experiences emotional backing

Touch: Sex, Sexuality and Sensuality  is an anthology of stories curated and edited by Tiffany Kagure Mugo and Kim Windvogel. The anthology...

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...

Skeef is a straight snaphsot on queer life in South Africa

Skeef is a 2019 queer documentary written, produced and directed by Renaldo Schwarp. The 40 minute film follows the lived experiences of...

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...

EXTRACT: They Called Me Queer: “Blue Tea and The Beast”

They Called Me Queer is a collection of stories written by Africans from the queer community. The book is compiled by Kim...

Artist Rezah Sampson on creativity and speaking up

Rezah Sampson has been an online personality for years. He has used the space to start conversations around social issues, especially within...

South Africans deserve more than homophobic comedy

Last week marketing company iTen Entertainment published a 90 second video teeming with homophobia. They, and many of their viewers, didn’t take too kindly...
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