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12 December 2018

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Movie Friday: ‘Battle of the Sexes’

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Billie Jean King laid the foundations for professional women’s tennis in the modern era. King’s tenacity was instrumental in ensuring that professional female tennis players are rewarded equally to their male counterparts today. In fact, had it not been for King’s threat to boycott the US Open in 1973 – she was one of the […]

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30 November 2018

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When will the Marvel movies give us an LGBTQ+ superhero?

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Comic books are generally rather diverse, and feature characters from a variety of backgrounds and demographics. Valkyrie, Hulkling, Wiccan, Iceman, America Chavez and Apollo are just some of the LGBTQ+ characters from Marvel comic books. If you, however, only know Marvel from superheroes movies, you would think LGBTQ+ people do not exist in this fictional […]

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30 November 2018

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Check out our own Chris Jordan’s interview with the cast of Creed II!

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You’ve heard him on GaySA Radio for the past few years, but you might not have known that our own Chris Jordan’s extensive experience in the world of broadcasting has led to a number of other ventures, including starting his own company, Chris Jordan Media. In this capacity, Chris recently had the opportunity to interview […]

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26 November 2018

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Bohemian Rhapsody is in cinemas now!

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After being announced as the highest-grossing LGBTQI+ film of all time and taking second place in the list of highest-grossing music biopics of all time, Bohemian Rhapsody is now in South African cinemas. The film, telling the story of Queen’s meteoric rise to worldwide fame, has garnered praise for Rami Malek’s performance as Queen frontman […]

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8 October 2018

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LGBT movies: Tell it to the Bees

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As a part of our continued discussion about LGBT-related films, we will be looking at the recently premiered Tell it to the Bees, starring Oscar-winning actress Anna Paquin in one of the leading roles, in this week’s discussion on Rainbow Talk. This period drama recently made its debut at the Toronto Film Festival, and is […]

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29 September 2018

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Check out these LGBT films in Stellenbosch in October and November

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If you happen to find yourself in the vicinity of Stellenbosch between now and November, it’s worth dropping by the Gallery University Stellenbosch for free screenings of some queer titles, arranged by and forming a part of the Out in Africa film festival. Here is what’s in store for October and November. Madame Satã (2002) […]

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28 September 2018

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The Happy Prince shows the genius of Oscar Wilde – but also the gutter years

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21 years after the release of Wilde, a film starring Stephen Fry in the titular role, and based on Richard Ellmann’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the English novelist, poet and playwright, Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince continues where the first biographical film left off – but there’s no romanticising of the tempestuous life of the […]

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3 September 2018

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This doccie about the secret gay lives of Hollywood icons is a must-watch for movie lovers

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Movie buffs, listen up. A new salacious documentary exploring the secret gay escapades of a number of notable Hollywood stars, as told by the man who set them up, has been released. Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood is based on Scotty Bowers’ book, Full Service: My Adventures in Hollywood and the Secret Sex […]

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