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GaySA Radio Book Club: ‘Lie With Me’

Written by on 15 July 2019

Translated from the original French by Breakfast Club actor and writer, Molly Ringwald, Philippe Besson’s latest novel lies comfortably next to another similar type of novel-turned-hit-film, Call Me By Your Name. If you’ve ever seen one of 2018’s biggest films or read the book it was based on, you’ll know that Besson’s narrative will feature […]

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Gay Hell, Michigan: it’s not what you think

Written by on 15 July 2019

US president Donald Trump’s ban on flying of the Pride flag at American embassies angered many in the LGTBQI+ community, but perhaps none were more inventive with their anger than YouTuber and activist Elijah Daniel. Known for his hijinks, Daniel described a decision to buy the town of Hell in Michigan as a form of […]

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Gay dating app pays up after leaked photos

Written by on 15 July 2019

Can you imagine something more horrifying than having intimate photos (or any other pictures, for that matter) saved on a dating profile leaked into the public sphere? Users of the gay dating app Jack’d were shocked to learn that a flaw in the app’s cyber-security measures led to member’s private photos being leaked online, accessible […]

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‘Confessions of a Mormon Boy’ brings award-winning solo theatre to Cape Town this July

Written by on 4 July 2019

After completing a run at the South African National Arts Festival in Makhanda, the award-winning off-Broadway play Confessions of a Mormon Boy is coming to Capetonian theatre audiences. The play, based on the real-life experiences of acclaimed actor and writer Steven Fales, tells the story of his own journey from being a devoted sixth-generation Mormon […]

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5WEST is the hottest new boy band on the block

Written by on 4 June 2019

Even if it feels like boy bands really came into the spotlight in the 90s, you might be surprised to find out that this concept has its roots in the barbershop quartets of the early 19th century. While the boy bands we know and love have precious little in common with barbershops – save perhaps, […]

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Family dynamics take centre stage in ‘Drie Susters’

Written by on 21 May 2019

After being commissioned for the Innibos Arts Festival in Mbombela and undertaking a successful run at the Atterbury Theatre in Pretoria, the Woordfees in Stellenbosch, and playing a number of shows all across the country, a new “dramedy” from the pen of acclaimed Die Boekklub writer Louis Pretorius is now coming to audiences in Cape […]

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Was this the queerest Eurovision ever?

Written by on 20 May 2019

Despite accusations of “pinkwashing”, Eurovision 2019 was perhaps the most LGBT-inclusive iteration in the longest-running international television contest’s 64 years. The final of this year’s Eurovision contest took place on 18 May. A number of LGBTQI+ groups announced that they would be boycotting the event, with organisations in Copenhagen, Barcelona and Melbourne announcing that they […]

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