Pride

15 July 2019

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These are the highlights of WorldPride

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The very first WorldPride event was held in 2000 in the city of Rome, after InterPride chose it as the location for the inaugural iteration of one the best-attended LGBT pride events in the world annually. This year’s WorldPride coincided with another significant event in LGBT history. The 50th anniversary of the riots at the […]

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15 July 2019

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Oreos release special edition ‘Pronoun Packs’

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Every June, you can be sure to suddenly notice the corporate world take a vested interest in the LGBT community all over the world. Sure, it is good to see companies make a point of showing solidarity with marginalised communities like the one that celebrates its pride and struggle in June every year, but these […]

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21 February 2019

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Cape Town Pride is here!

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Celebrating with an epic weeklong bash, the Mother City welcomes her most colourful children for the fifteenth consecutive time at this year’s Cape Town Pride. From 22 February to 3 March, Cape Town will don a rainbow-coloured robe – here is a definitive programme with all the events you can look forward to. 22 February […]

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13 December 2018

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Has Johannesburg Pride changed its name?

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It seems as if Johannesburg Pride as we knew it is no more. According to a recent post by Johannesburg Pride Committee Member, Nolene du Preez, Johannesburg Pride is undergoing a name change. The post reads as follows: ” After 2 years of intense planning, we are officially saying goodbye to 29 years of Johannesburg […]

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7 December 2018

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The Battle of the Prides

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Johannesburg Pride struck out at Pretoria Pride with a controversial press release on Tuesday 4 December 2018. In it, the Johannesburg Pride Committee accuses several individuals of having threatened to kill them, of hate speech and of abuse. Some of the accused are apparently part of a Facebook page called Jozzi Pride where posts critical […]

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4 November 2018

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The Pride flag got an inclusive facelift, but is it necessary to redesign the wheel?

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A graphic designer based in Portland in the United States has designed an updated version of the iconic rainbow flag designed by artist and activist, Gilbert Baker in 1978. Daniel Quasar, who identifies as queer and non-binary, released his design in an attempt to improve on the design which was unveiled at last year’s Pride […]

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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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15 August 2018

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Pretoria Pride announces theme

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Pretoria Pride has announced the theme for the 6th edition to be held in October. The theme for this year is Pride du Soleil. Think Cirque du Soleil, think Greatest Showman, think Rainbow Circus. Dress up in your most spectacular circus inspired outfit and let us take over Centurion for a day. The 6th Annual Pretoria […]

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