Pride

18 October 2019

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LGBTQI+ royalty comes to roost at 11th Feather Awards

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Now in its 11th year, the annual Feather Awards were held at 1 Fox Street in downtown Johannesburg on 17 October. Meant to honour both members of the queer community and the allies that stand in solidarity with it, the awards ceremony was hosted by Rami Chuene, Moshe Ndiki and Pabi Moloi. The event was […]

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3 October 2019

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Win big at Pretoria Pride with GaySA Radio Best-Dressed competition

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Superheroes take centre stage at this year’s Pretoria Pride, which is set to take Snor City by storm on Saturday, 5 October at the Centurion Rugby Club. Speaking to MambaOnline, Pretoria Pride’s organisers say that this year’s theme, “Who’s Your Superhero?” goes beyond the fictional superheroes tasked with saving humanity, with the annual celebration including […]

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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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