HEADLINES

Homosexuality confirmed to be legal in Trinidad and Tobago: The High Court in Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed that consensual sex acts between adults of the same sex are now legal, but the government plans to appeal.
Victory as ban lifted on Kenyan lesbian love story: Kenya’s High Court has temporarily lifted the ban on the groundbreaking lesbian film Rafiki, which means it is now eligible to be selected for next year’s Oscars.
Minister Gigaba commits to resolving LGBTI issues at Home Affairs: The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, has once again promised to address the ongoing challenges faced by LGBTI South Africans when dealing with the Department of Home Affairs.
The Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is back: The annual Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival runs until Sunday 30 September 2018 at select pop-up venues around the city. Now in it’s seventh year since opening in October 2011, the festival will screen 57 titles over a 10-day programme.
Catholic priest exorcises and burns rainbow flag: A homophobic Chicago Priest has defied his Archdiocese and Cardinal and cut up and burned a rainbow flag that once hung in his church.
10 facts you need to know about online hookups: Online dating and hookups have become part of daily life for many gay, bi and other men who have sex with men. They are not only a way for us to meet each other but can also be a fun and sexy way of expressing our sexuality.
Here’s how you can you use PrEP on-demand for one night of pleasure: The PrEP revolution continues to evolve. PrEP on demand is a new way to use the HIV prevention pill which may be more cost-effective for those who buy their own.
GaySA Radio celebrating 3rd birthday in aid of charity: This October will be three years since GaySA Radio was officially launched. To celebrate, they will be hosting a 3-year-old themed party at Pretoria Pride, with the proceeds benefiting the Cotlands children's charity.
Grindr to remove sexual racism and ‘shaming’ from profiles: In the wake of accusations that Grindr allows racism and discriminatory language to flourish on its dating app, the company has released new guidelines and anti-discrimination policies.

FEATURES

The Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is back:
Elton John in George Michael: Freedom – The Director’s Cut
The annual Durban Gay & Lesbian
10 facts you need to know about online hookups: Online dating and hookups have become part of daily life for many gay, bi and other men who have sex with
Life | My self-defence is past its sell-by-date: For the umpteenth time, the familiar faces sitting in a circle looking back at me helped me recognise
The first South African LGBTI Business Summit was a groundbreaking success: South African LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and
Opinion | Navigating Gay Misogyny and Queer Solidarity: In a recent episode of the new season of Will & Grace, Grace asks Will to “gaysplain”
Male 2 Male health | My chemsex experience: As a gay man, chemsex was the ultimate high. It was a confidence booster and the sex was fantastic. But ultimately
Male 2 Male Health: HIV & STI facts: Think you know it all? Your sexual health is a lifelong journey and not a destination, that’s why it’s
Disabled LGBT+ young people face a battle to be taken seriously:
Image: Shutterstock
As young people navigate adolescence, they ask questions
Dr Anastasia Tomson on queer and trans visibility in celebrating women:
Dr Anastasia Tomson (Pic: Facebook)
August has been another high

Entertainment

Victory as ban lifted on Kenyan lesbian love story: Kenya’s High Court has temporarily lifted the ban on the groundbreaking lesbian film Rafiki
The Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is back:
Elton John in George Michael: Freedom – The Director’s Cut
The annual Durban Gay & Lesbian
Why did Sesame Street have to deny that Bert and Ernie are a gay couple?:
Pic: See-ming Lee / Flickr
The producers of Sesame Street have again
RuPaul’s Drag Race makes history at the Emmys: RuPaul’s Drag Race received a major honour at the 70th Annual Emmy Awards on Monday night. Making
District Six’s LGBTQ heritage brought to life through Kewpie exhibition:
Kewpie at the Marie Antoinette Ball at the Ambassador Club.
Going big! Soweto Pride 2018 to be a three day event: This year’s Soweto Pride march will take place on 29 September, with a weekend experience

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Homosexuality confirmed to be legal in Trinidad and Tobago
Activist Jason Jones (centre) Pic: Facebook
The High Court in Trinidad and Tobago has
Victory as ban lifted on Kenyan lesbian love story Kenya’s High Court has temporarily lifted the ban on the groundbreaking lesbian film Rafiki
Minister Gigaba commits to resolving LGBTI issues at Home Affairs The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, has once again promised to address
The Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival is back
Elton John in George Michael: Freedom – The Director’s Cut
The annual Durban Gay & Lesbian
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GALLERIES

Members of Gauteng's LGBT+ community and allies came out
Wits University recently celebrated its 10th annual LGBTQ+ Wits
Calling all lovers of the male form; meet two
The 2018 Durban Pride parade and festival took place
Olé! Male underwear label Modus Vivendi has launched its
Mambaonline hosted a sneak preview screening of the new

WHAT'S ON

GaySA Radio celebrating 3rd birthday in aid of charity This October will be three years since GaySA Radio was officially launched. To celebrate, they will be hosting a 3-year-old themed party at Pretoria Pride, with the proceeds benefiting the Cotlands children's charity.
District Six’s LGBTQ heritage brought to life through Kewpie exhibition One of District Six's most fabulous residents, known simply as Kewpie, will be honoured in a new photographic exhibition in Cape Town that celebrates South Africa's LGBTQ heritage.
Going big! Soweto Pride 2018 to be a three day event The Soweto Pride 2018 march will take place on 29 September, but with a weekend experience that promises to be unlike any previous Soweto Pride events.
Johannesburg Pride 2018 will be a four day event It's almost time for Johannesburg Pride, one of Africa's biggest LGBTQ events, and this year it will be a four day event.
PrideTV Hightlight: Mary Marie As the title of this movie from PrideTV suggests, Mary Marie - a boundary-busting romantic drama between two sisters - is a celebration of juxtapositions.
Drag queens to hike up Lion’s Head to combat bullying In a bid to make a difference, two Capetonian drag queens will make their way up Lion's Head in full drag attire, including heels, on Saturday.