Prejudice

Venal Naidu On His ‘Date My Family’ Appearance That Had So...

Tweeps have expressed disappointment with the families which featured in Mzansi’s favourite dating show Date My Family, this past Sunday, 18 February. The featured...

Inxeba’s ‘Porn’ Rating Was Due To Public Pressure

Many people were quite unhappy after the Film and Publication Board (FPB) announced that its Appeal Tribunal had overturned the classification rating of the...

Kafka’s Ape Is A Window Into The Sunken Place

The irony of being a black man and playing an ape in the current dispensation is not lost on actor Tony Miyambo, writes ITUMELENG...

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...

Redefining Masculinity The BTS Way

In an age where constructions of masculinity are stifling and destructive, Asian musicians are breaking barriers and redefining what it means to be "manly."...

Gauteng education’s court battle with an ‘Afrikaans-only’ school

The Gauteng department of education is in court over a placement controversy at an Afrikaans school. The school is trying to overturn a department...

Betrayal: a poem on ‘unappointable’ black women in academia

On 9 December, the Council of the University of Cape Town appointed Lis Lange to the position of Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC): Teaching and...

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...

Emmanuel Macron can’t seem to stop his Africa gaffes

French President Emmanuel Macron seems determined to carry on the proud tradition of Western leaders making the worst comments about the people of Africa,...

#RhodesWar: University disputes claims that it maliciously excluded anti-rape protestors

The students who were excluded by Rhodes University for participating in the #RUReferenceList protest in 2016 said the university was unjust in its decision...

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...

Pretoria protest for Rohingya rights gets messy

About 500 people gathered outside the Myanmar Embassy in Pretoria on Friday to protest the ongoing violence against the Rohingya Muslims. But the protest...

‘We don’t understand that body shaming is a shame itself’

Body shaming can have a lasting-impact on a person's life. Many women face scrutiny over their skin tone, weight and shape when they don't...

Incest is icky, but for Jon and Daenerys it’s not immoral

*spoilers for Game of Thrones season seven finale ahead*So Daenerys Targaryen and Jon Snow finally got it on. All that romantic tension, handholding and...

“I felt suffocated in myself” – growing up dark in a...

Nabeelah (22) sits in a hotel courtyard. With her bronzed skin, almond-shaped eyes and crop of curls, Nabeelah is beautiful. Her looks can be...

How I rejected imposed standards of beauty and learned to love...

Mikhail Petersen, who grew up in the coloured community, was taught from childhood that he had "bad" hair. He reflects on how he learned...

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...

Anti-immigrant laws are on the rise on Europe and the USA

In some Western countries, anti-immigrant and xenophobic sentiments start at the top. The Daily Vox team rounds up a few states with problematic anti-immigrant laws.1....

Black couple beaten by six white men outside KFC in Pretoria

A black couple was brutally attacked by six white men outside a KFC in Pretoria on Wednesday. The woman subjected to the attack filmed...

Racist St John’s teacher resigns after pressure from education MEC

A geography teacher at St John’s College (SJC) in Johannesburg, Keith Arlow, resigned on Friday for making racist comments and “bringing the school into...
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