Author: Hendrik Baird

Get ready, Cape Town – GaySA Radio is coming your way!

Written by on 17 January 2019

Cape Town is arguably the gayest and the most beautiful city in South Africa. And with Cape Town Pride coming up at the end of February, GaySA Radio is heading your way! GaySA Radio is Africa’s only online LGBTQ+ media platform, broadcasting through its live stream (http://gaysaradio.ndstream.net) and sharing content on the website www.gaysaradio.co.za and […]

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OPEN LETTER TO JACK PAROW

Written by on 20 December 2018

Dear Jack I am writing this letter to you not because I have been voted into some leadership role within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer plus (LGBTQ+) community, nor because I see myself as some sort of leader. I am not writing this to you in my official capacity as Station Manager at GaySA […]

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Has Johannesburg Pride changed its name?

Written by on 13 December 2018

It seems as if Johannesburg Pride as we knew it is no more. According to a recent post by Johannesburg Pride Committee Member, Nolene du Preez, Johannesburg Pride is undergoing a name change. The post reads as follows: ” After 2 years of intense planning, we are officially saying goodbye to 29 years of Johannesburg […]

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Cinderella tickets discounted

Written by on 12 December 2018

There’s no more magical way to begin the festive season than with Joburg Ballet’s dazzling Cinderella Don’t miss their 30%-off Christmas Sale this week only: Thursday 13th, Friday 14th & Saturday 15th December Christmas Sale discount applies only to the performances on Thursday 20th December at 15:00 & Friday 21st December at 19:30 All other performances at standard prices Christmas Sale ticket […]

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Mr Gay World Ticket Sales Open

Written by on 11 December 2018

The Mr Gay World 2019 event has announced that tickets have gone on sale. Originally slated to be held in Hong Kong, the event was moved to Cape Town soon after because of a clampdown on LGBTQ+ events and activities by the Chinese authorities. The finals of Mr Gay World will be held in the […]

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Free Media Support for Prides

Written by on 7 December 2018

As Africa’s only online LGBTQ+ radio platform, GaySA Radio has as one of its core aims to support all Pride events in South Africa and indeed the African continent. Pride events are an important tool for visibility and activism and have been used very successfully in the past to bring LGBTQ+ people together and create […]

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What are Oscar and Steven’s plans?

Written by on 7 December 2018

In a recent Tweet, Cape Town anti-gay pastor Oscar Bougardt posted a photo of him and his bro’ pastor Steven L. Anderson. The tweet reads: “Friends Pastor Steven Lee Anderson will visit South Africa shortly. We learned to keep our cards close to our chest.” In 2016 the Minister of Home Affairs issued a banning […]

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The Battle of the Prides

Written by on 7 December 2018

Johannesburg Pride struck out at Pretoria Pride with a controversial press release on Tuesday 4 December 2018. In it, the Johannesburg Pride Committee accuses several individuals of having threatened to kill them, of hate speech and of abuse. Some of the accused are apparently part of a Facebook page called Jozzi Pride where posts critical […]

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[Rainbow Talk] – Lesbians in film, Deconstructing African masculinity, UN Human Rights Commission, UNISA

Written by on 19 October 2018

[Rainbow Talk] – Lesbians in film, Deconstructing African masculinity, UN Human Rights Commission, UNISA Dr Anthony speaks to Sherly Berry a filmmaker about the visibility of lesbians in cinematography Dr Anthony speaks to Anele Siswana about deconstructing African masculinity and the idea of being gay is un-African Young delegate at UN Human Rights Commission representing […]

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