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Art

Ikhono LaseNatali brings emerging KZN artists to Cape Town

Written by on 4 September 2019

In the second iteration of the travelling art project Ikhono LaseNatali (“talent” or “skill” in Zulu), initiated earlier this year by visual activist and acclaimed South African artist, Prof Sir Zanele Muholi, Cape Town audiences will get a glimpse into a reimagining of one of the artist’s longest-spanning series of works. Regarded as one of […]

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5 trans YouTubers to check out

Written by on 4 September 2019

YouTube has provided an important and necessary platform for the trans community to get their message out. Never before has it been so easy to learn about transgender and non-binary people – something that would seem cardinal in a socio-political climate where trans individuals are the most at-risk part of the LGBTQI+ community, both in […]

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LGBTI-affirming Deo Gloria Family Church to host annual SOZO in September

Written by on 29 July 2019

The Deo Gloria Family Church will host its annual LGBTI-affirming SOZO Healing and Restoration Conference in Durban from 20 to 22 September. The church, which prides itself on being a church for all people, has operated an independent, affirming Apostolic-prophetic ministry in KwaZulu-Natal since 1997, and the annual SOZO conference has taken place since 2008. […]

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Hermanus film ‘Moffie’ to have world premiere at Venice Film Festival

Written by on 29 July 2019

Oliver Hermanus’ latest film offering, Moffie, has been invited to premiere at the Venice International Film Festival. Moffie is the second film by seasoned director Hermanus, and only the fourth South African film in the festival’s 76-year history to receive an official invitation to Venice. A previous Hermanus film, The Endless River, became the first […]

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Safe spaces to be explored at QUILTBAG Project’s seminar and film screening

Written by on 29 July 2019

For the sixth time, the QUILTBAG Project will present its annual seminar and film screening, to be held at the Dr Miriam Makeba Auditorium at the University of Pretoria’s Muckleneuk campus in Pretoria. Like, every year, this event promises thought-provoking conversation about topics affecting the LGBTQI+ community. This year’s theme is “Safe Spaces”, and after […]

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These are the countries leading the way for gay rights

Written by on 24 July 2019

Looking back at the great strides made since the Stonewall riots started the gay revolution in 1969, it’s easy to think that progress is slow, even if it is sure. Still, it’s necessary to take stock of where exactly the world is as it pertains to the rights of the LGBTQI+ community, in order to […]

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