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Mr Gay World Ticket Sales Open

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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Top news story for 11 December 2018 – Indonesia uses exorcisms as conversion therapy

11 December 2018

You can listen to the complete news bulletin on GaySA Radio every hour on the hour from 7 am to 6 pm  South African Standard Time (GMT+2) Story 1 Indonesia uses exorcisms as conversion therapy EXORCISM – The Indonesian city of Padang has detained 18 queer couples, as part of a campaign to ‘cure’ LGBTQ+ […]

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Read an excerpt from ‘Tell the Wolves I’m Home’

10 December 2018

Carol Rifka Brunt’s debut novel has been described as “dazzling”, “tremendously moving” and “transcendent” by critics, and Tell the Wolves I’m Home was named one of the best books of the year by The Wall Street Journal and by O: The Oprah Magazine, among others. The book tells the story of 14-year-old June, as she […]

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Did you hear about the Rainbow Laces campaign?

10 December 2018

If you’re a soccer fan, you might have noticed players wearing rainbow shoelaces with their soccer boots during recent Premier League games. This isn’t just another fashion trend, but rather a statement for LGBTQ equality in sport. Organised by Stonewall, a charity that campaigns for LGBTQ rights, the Rainbow Laces campaign kicked off during the […]

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Eddie Izzard’s ‘Believe Me’ is a memoir of courage and determination

10 December 2018

Looking at Eddie Izzard now, one can hardly imagine a time when the actor, stand-up comedian and political activist was anything but what we’ve come to know him as: a fierce and outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ community and a host of other causes. Perhaps one of the roots of this force of nature’s activism […]

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Drag Syndrome ushers in a new era for inclusivity

10 December 2018

Avid watchers of RuPaul’s Drag Race would probably agree that the show has been seminal in bringing the art that is drag to the foreground. And almost a decade after the show first aired, a new kind of drag has arisen in the UK – and it’s doing a lot for inclusivity. Drag Syndrome is […]

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