Opinion

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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What is are the definitions of ‘liberal’ and ‘conservative’?

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I often see South Africans on social media calling Julius Malema and his supporters “liberal”. The same people using the word “liberal” as an insult to refer to EFF supporters, are also often people who believe that Donald Trump and the Republicans are the best solution for America’s politics. This can be rather confusing, since […]

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28 November 2018

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Why Castle’s #SmashTheLabel campaign hits the mark in more ways than one

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It is always encouraging to see big corporate brands using their significant advertising platform to champion a cause. When that cause is one that is also important to you, it changes from being merely encouraging, to being personally heart-warming. One such ad campaign was Castle Lager’s recent #SmashTheLabel campaign. In the television ad that promotes […]

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6 November 2018

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3 quick reasons why religious people should be critical of religious leaders

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Social convention dictates that three topics are better off avoided in conversations: money, politics and religion. Interestingly, avoiding conversations about these three so-called “charged” topics for the sake of not offending people often has the counter-intuitive effect of offending and even endangering members of minority groups when the leaders of the world use the enormous […]

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9 September 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 6 – Mental and Sexual Health

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Coming up on The Steam Room: https://youtu.be/LQcCGsMPYnU GaySA Radio, where you are family. This is The Steam Room, brought to you by the South African National Department of Health’s Phila Project. My name is Max, and tonight we’re exploring the world of mental and sexual health. So first of all, even though it might seem […]

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31 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 5 – Chem-Sex

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Coming up on The Steam Room: https://youtu.be/s1ASGclIhkw GaySA Radio, where you are family. This is The Steam Room brought to you by the South African National Department of Health’s Phila Project. My name is Max and tonight we are exploring the world of Chem-sex. So first of all, what is chem-sex, and what makes it […]

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18 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 3 – After Nines

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GaySA Radio, where you are family. This is the Steam Room, brought to you by the South African National Department of Health’s Phila Project. I’m Rey, and on tonight’s show we’ll be exploring to topic of after-nines. We spoke to some people to find out what they thought this term meant and what they had […]

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10 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 2 – First Timers

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GaySA radio, where you are family. This is the Steam Room, brought to you by the South African National Department of health’s Pillow project. I’m Waseem Imam Saheb and tonight we’re exploring the topic of first-timers. We spoke to some people to find out if they knew what we were on about with this one. […]

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4 August 2018

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The Steam Room Episode 1 – What is MSM?

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  READ THE FULL TRANSCRIPT HERE: GaySA Radio, where you are family. You’re tuned in to the Steam Room, proudly brought to you by the South African Nation Department of Health’s Phila project. I am Waseem Imam Saheb and tonight we’re asking the question, what is MSM? We spoke to some people to find out […]

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11 July 2018

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When hate seems practical

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Generally, I like to believe that I am a cool and collected individual, with the patience of a kindergarten teacher. With that being said, certain situations have the ability to crawl under my skin and boil my blood to magma levels – few more so than the classic condescending stare. That pitiful look you get […]

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