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Confessions, a queer interest short film premiering on 22 Nov

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

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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PARTNER CONTENT: What is Q Plus?

7 October 2019

“So what is it with this LBTG… uhm, I mean LGBT…is it an I…? or is it GLBTQ? Dammit, what is it?!” It seems everyone has a different way of stringing together the letters that make up the LGBTQ+ acronym and it usually ends in a question mark, as no-one seems exactly sure which version […]

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

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

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

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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