LGBTQ+ Voices

10 June 2019

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WHY WE MATTER!

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Access Chapter 2 launches ground breaking report on the lives and experiences of transgender women in South Africa Pretoria, South Africa – LGBT Rights NGO, Access Chapter 2 launches a report on transgender rights and lives in South Africa. The report will be launched tomorrow as part of the I Serve Equally Campaign: Trans Edition. […]

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24 May 2019

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There’s A Need To Come Out

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The idea of announcing something as natural as breathing always baffled me. I was fazed by how people make a big deal out of non-heterosexuality. I simply didn’t see the point in ‘coming out’. “Straight people don’t come out, why should we?” I always asked. But that was then. I grew up to understand that […]

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28 March 2019

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How the Moffie Marvelled Ma Mavis & God

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“HAIL MARY, FULL OF GRACE, NOT FULL OF SIN. PRAY FOR US SINNERS FOR WE HAVE BECOME BLINDED BY BIGOTRY AND FORGOTTEN THAT GOD GAVE US THE RAINBOW AS A PROMISE THAT WE WILL NEVER BE FLOODED AGAIN.” – ELLIOT DARROW. My existence embodies all that is taboo, I thought. My tanned skin, provocative shorts, […]

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25 March 2019

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The Plight if the Online Gay

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Warning: Strong language ahead I wish I had more to say (currently) about this topic – but I, as I am sure many of you have, have stayed away from trying to meet guys online anymore. Not that I can say that has made me want to meet guys “in real life” – after all, […]

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8 December 2018

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#MyTransJourney – Bianca Minnaar

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Rian: GaySA Radio, where you are family. I’m Rian and I am chatting to Bianca about her journey as a transgendered individual. Bianca, how are you? Bianca: I’m well today, I’ve actually finished all my work just as you phoned me, can’t complain. Rian: I think my first question is, I’m doing a whole series […]

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21 November 2018

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#MyTransJourney – Niels Jansen

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Rian: GaySA Radio, where you are family. I’m Rian and online with me, Niels Jansen. Niels? Niels: Yip? Hi. Rian: And you are the current Mr Gay Europe? Niels: Well I am the first runner-up Rian: The first runner-up, sorry. You are Mr Gay Denmark, that you are? Niels: Yes, I am. Rian: Now I […]

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16 November 2018

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We won the Media Award at the Feather Awards – and it’s all thanks to you!

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The tenth annual Feather Awards, celebrating LGBTQI+ culture in all its colour and vigour, took place at the Johannesburg City Hall on Thursday, 15 November. The glitzy ceremony was hosted by Somizi Mhlongo – his grand entrance is sure to be remembered for years to come – and saw, among others, AKA, Sjava and Yaya […]

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14 November 2018

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#MyTransJourney – Cher Pieterson and Kattia Williams

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Rian: GaySA Radio, where you are family. I’m Rian and I am talking to Cher Pieterson about her journey through her transgender experience. Cher, how did your journey start? Cher: Well hi, and hi GaySA Radio family. To kick-start I think, my journey started when I was still a little kid, I think for me, […]

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4 November 2018

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These 5 poems by Andrea Gibson will rip your heart out – and heal it at the same time

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Andrea Gibson is a genderqueer American spoken word poet who is revered all across the globe for their work that mostly addresses the struggles of lying anywhere outside the gender binary, political issues and, mostly, love. Gibson has a way of poignantly saying the things we all think – whether we fully identify with the […]

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23 October 2018

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#MyTransJourney – Ditshego Ditshego

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Rian: GaySA Radio, where you are family. Speaking to us on MyTransJourney is Ditshego Ditshego, a transgender woman who has just embarked on her journey, however she already says discrimination and misunderstanding has been flung at her all the way and she feels that the journey ahead has still got so much to teach her. […]

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