Author: Angie Gallagher

Confessions, a queer interest short film premiering on 22 Nov

Written by on 18 November 2019

Confessions a drama about a broken man in search of a guiding light, smothered by a homophobic society. Marco, a young gay man, is determined to define “sin”, as well as the true meaning of “love”, in a cold and isolated journey of self-discovery. Writer and Director, Cameron Lawry, says conversations between the LGBTQ+ community […]

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LGBTQI+ royalty comes to roost at 11th Feather Awards

Written by on 18 October 2019

Now in its 11th year, the annual Feather Awards were held at 1 Fox Street in downtown Johannesburg on 17 October. Meant to honour both members of the queer community and the allies that stand in solidarity with it, the awards ceremony was hosted by Rami Chuene, Moshe Ndiki and Pabi Moloi. The event was […]

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Mattel’s gender-neutral doll is more than just a toy

Written by on 7 October 2019

The creators of perhaps the most iconic doll in the world have released a new range of gender-neutral dolls in an aim to appeal to younger consumers, who are increasingly looking for toys that are not explicitly aimed at either boys or girls. Mattel’s Creatable World dolls come in six different skin tones and do […]

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Feathers, celebs encourage MSM to #PrEPup

Written by on 7 October 2019

As a part of Engage Men’s Health’s #PrEPup campaign, two of South Africa’s most beloved openly gay celebrities have come out in support of this revolutionary preventative measure against HIV infection. MetroFM presenter, Bujy Bikwa, and YouTube sensation and star of The Queen on Mzansi Magic, Moshe Ndiki are the faces of the campaign, which […]

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‘Against any form of injustice and oppression’: Listen to Prof Allan Boesak’s address on the church’s attitude towards the LGBTQI community

Written by on 7 October 2019

The relationship between the LGBTQI+ community and the church has always been strained, save for the few religious organisations that have, of late, openly advocated for sexual minorities and welcomed them into their congregations without favour or condemnation. Earlier this year, this issue was the focus of a three-day convening at the Diakonia Centre in […]

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Win big at Pretoria Pride with GaySA Radio Best-Dressed competition

Written by on 3 October 2019

Superheroes take centre stage at this year’s Pretoria Pride, which is set to take Snor City by storm on Saturday, 5 October at the Centurion Rugby Club. Speaking to MambaOnline, Pretoria Pride’s organisers say that this year’s theme, “Who’s Your Superhero?” goes beyond the fictional superheroes tasked with saving humanity, with the annual celebration including […]

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Miss Drag SA 2019 highlights LGBTQIA+ empowerment

Written by on 18 September 2019

The third-ever Miss Drag South Africa event is set to take place at the State Theatre in Pretoria on 4 October, setting the stage for the annual Pretoria LGBT Pride Festival, which will be held the day after the prestigious event. Miss Drag SA 2018, Miss Vicky, will be handing her crown to one of […]

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New study finds no evidence of gay gene, but doesn’t dispute the natural validity of sexuality

Written by on 4 September 2019

A new and comprehensive study about the nature of same-sex attraction has failed to pinpoint a so-called “gay gene”, but doesn’t dispute that homosexuality is “a natural part of our diversity as a species.” The results of the study, conducted by Andrea Ganna, lead author and European Molecular Biology Laboratory group leader at the Institute […]

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