Events

7 October 2019

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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

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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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18 September 2019

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Miss Drag SA 2019 highlights LGBTQIA+ empowerment

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The third-ever Miss Drag South Africa event is set to take place at the State Theatre in Pretoria on 4 October, setting the stage for the annual Pretoria LGBT Pride Festival, which will be held the day after the prestigious event. Miss Drag SA 2018, Miss Vicky, will be handing her crown to one of […]

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18 September 2019

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The Rainbow Friendly Festival is a whole-body party you don’t want to miss

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Now in its third year, the Rainbow Friendly Festival Africa is a unique celebration of queerness that especially stands out because of its focus on the holistic wellbeing of the local LGBTQI+ community and its allies. The Rainbow Friendly Festival Africa 2019 is set to take place in Cape Town from 10 to 15 November […]

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13 August 2019

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RuPaul Drag Race Inspired Quiz Returns for 2nd Edition

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After the very popular and successful first RuPaul Drag Race Inspired Quiz Night at Grounded Bistro in Greenpoint, the good news is that the quiz is about to get hosted for a second time. There was at least one team at the first RuPaul Drag Race Quiz Night at Grounded Bistro who thought they knew […]

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29 July 2019

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

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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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29 July 2019

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

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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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14 June 2019

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Mr South Africa 2019 crowned

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They came to the Bay Hotel in Camps Bay dressed in their glittering finery. Overlooking the beautiful sunset, they enjoyed copious amounts of fine wine and delectable snacks. The guests were expecting to be treated to a glittering evening as twenty handsome men vied for the crown to represent the country. The announcement of these […]

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2 May 2019

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Mayhem hits Cape Town!

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Mayhem Miller flew into Cape Town this week, then stopping off in Joburg before flying all the way back home. It literally is a whirlwind tour, the next in the series of RuPaul Drag Race Stars gracing our shores. Mayhem Miller was out in full force in Cape Town this week, performing alongside local talent. […]

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30 April 2019

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Need to make some friends?

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While we live in a city that is populated by millions of other people, it’s not always to make new friends, perhaps if you are new to the city. Or maybe you have become isolated, your friends are all your husband (or wife’s) friends, and you don’t have any of your own? Or maybe you […]

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11 April 2019

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International Sex-Positive Group that Promotes Healthier Sexual Lifestyles Among Gay Men Launches Cape Town Chapter

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Impulse Group is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that was founded 10 years ago by Jose Ramos in Los Angeles in the USA. It is an international group dedicated to promoting healthier sexual lifestyles among gay men around the world. With support from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), this group of volunteers works to create campaigns, […]

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