Author: Angie Gallagher

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What will become of gay farmers looking for love?

Written by on 5 March 2019

It’s hard to imagine Boer Soek ’n Vrou, one of South Africa’s most popular dating shows (among viewers of the Afrikaans persuasion at least, as far as I understand – I don’t have a TV and I’m not romantically fond of boerseuns, although I do appreciate a karmenaadjie* for the braai) featuring same-sex couples. Given, […]

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Have you heard about the ‘L Word’ reboot?

Written by on 5 March 2019

A great many Millennial queer women probably first encountered the first faint stirs of not-entirely-straightness by seeing Kate Moennig on Showtime’s drama, The L Word. This specific queer woman certainly started asking some questions after seeing the antics of the gay and bisexual women of Los Angeles. Fans have long been pining for a reprise […]

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You can still catch these Oscar-winning films at Ster-Kinekor

Written by on 5 March 2019

The Oscars have come and gone and, as usual, there wasn’t overall consensus about the Academy’s decisions (but is there ever?). The Best Actor and Best Actress statuettes both went to actors playing queer characters: Rami Malek won for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in the Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, and the delightful Olivia Coleman […]

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Cape Town Pride is here!

Written by on 21 February 2019

Celebrating with an epic weeklong bash, the Mother City welcomes her most colourful children for the fifteenth consecutive time at this year’s Cape Town Pride. From 22 February to 3 March, Cape Town will don a rainbow-coloured robe – here is a definitive programme with all the events you can look forward to. 22 February […]

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There’s nothing half-baked about this YA graphic novel

Written by on 31 January 2019

Bloom, written by Kevin Panetta and illustrated by Savanna Ganucheau isn’t your run-of-the-mill, cookie-cutter YA novel. For one, this book is a graphic novel that largely centres around baking – and if that combination doesn’t already have you wanting to sink your teeth into it, you must have a very specific taste when it comes […]

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Nakhane’s ‘New Brighton’ is built on strong foundations

Written by on 31 January 2019

Many people only became aware of the name Nakhane after his role in the controversial, if critically acclaimed film Inxeba (The Wound) but this musician and actor had been making waves locally long before Inxeba’s release – and he is now also garnering international attention. So much, in fact, that he recently released a new […]

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