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Cape Town hate preacher Oscar Bougardt given platform for shocking anti-LGBTIQ abuse: Questions are being asked about the appropriateness of an interview with notorious Christian hate pastor Oscar Bougardt in which he was allowed to again spew appalling vitriol against LGBTIQ people.
Covid-19 | LGBTIQ+ people in the Commonwealth facing “humanitarian crisis”: There are warnings of an "unfolding humanitarian crisis" for LGBTIQ+ people across Commonwealth countries, including South Africa, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Masturbation Month: 6 reasons why self-love is good for you: “May has come and so should you”, proclaims the official Masturbation Month website; a message that has special resonance during this era of social distancing and coronavirus lockdowns. 
Covid-19 | SA accused of excluding LGBT refugees & asylum seekers: Human Rights Watch has accused the South African government of overlooking LGBT refugees and asylum seekers in its Covid-19 aid programmes.
Back to “dark ages” as Hungary reverses transgender rights: Despite an international outcry, lawmakers in Hungary have overwhelmingly passed a bill that blocks transgender and intersex people from amending their legal gender identity.
“Gamechanger” PrEP injection more effective than daily pills: Scientists say that a new injection administered every two months is more effective at preventing HIV among gay/bi men and trans women than the traditional daily PrEP pill.
Beloftebos wedding venue owners say they’re the ones being discriminated against: The owners of the Beloftebos wedding venue, which continues to refuse to serve same-sex couples on religious grounds, claim that they are the real victims of discrimination.
Free at last! Court releases 19 LGBTIQ people jailed in Uganda: Nineteen gay men and trans women who were arrested in a raid on an LGBTIQ shelter in Uganda in March are finally free after charges against them were dropped.
ANC & DA mark International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: The country's two biggest political parties, the ANC and the DA, commemorated IDAHOTB on Sunday, offering their support to the LGBTIQ+ community.

FEATURES

Masturbation Month: 6 reasons why self-love is good for you: “May has come and so should you”, proclaims the official Masturbation Month website
Turning heartbreak into musical affirmation: Yahto Kraft: Yahto Kraft blew viewers away on The Voice South Africa with his powerhouse vocals and queer
A short history of homophobia: Although the reality of homophobia had existed for thousands of years before, the word was first coined by psychologist George
Coronavirus lockdown | LGBTQ people face hostility and loneliness: Being a member of a vulnerable sexual or gender minority during the coronavirus
Lockdown | LGBTQ people facing unemployment and financial ruin: As South Africa continues to battle with ever-increasing confirmed COVID-19
Queer content to stream while you’re in lockdown in SA: We are in a golden age of queer content and entertainment, thanks in part to streaming platforms
Making peace with these eye-popping male models: Male models Josué Tarí Madariaga and Tomi Mikael Lappi celebrate the launch of Modus Vivendi’s
Being open to love in times of uncertainty: Thinking back on recent experiences in Sydney and Hong Kong, Pancho Mulongeni muses about how love has changed
Getting down in lockdown: How to get off online: The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has forced South Africans indoors in a lockdown effort to help

Entertainment

ThursGAY Night Live!: Support our local talent! Some of Cape Town’s top drag queens will be performing in an online lockdown show on Thursday 28 May for a journey
Cape Town drag performer Lilly Slaptsilli apologises for offending deaf community: Well-known Cape Town drag star and comedian, Lilly
Turning heartbreak into musical affirmation: Yahto Kraft: Yahto Kraft blew viewers away on The Voice South Africa with his powerhouse vocals and queer
The new generation of L Word comes to Showmax: The L Word: Generation Q, nominated for a 2020 Queerty Award for Best TV Series and a GLAAD Media Award for
Queer content to stream while you’re in lockdown in SA: We are in a golden age of queer content and entertainment, thanks in part to streaming platforms
Mr Gay World 2020 and 2021 will both be crowned in Johannesburg next year: Mr Gay World has announced that the Mr Gay World 2020 contest has

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Cape Town hate preacher Oscar Bougardt given platform for shocking anti-LGBTIQ abuse Questions are being asked about the appropriateness
ThursGAY Night Live! Support our local talent! Some of Cape Town’s top drag queens will be performing in an online lockdown show on Thursday 28 May for a journey
Covid-19 | LGBTIQ+ people in the Commonwealth facing “humanitarian crisis” There are warnings of an “unfolding humanitarian
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ThursGAY Night Live! Some of Cape Town's top drag queens will be performing in an online lockdown show on Thursday 28 May for a journey of song, dance, and sing-along!
Story of straight couple’s gay porn empire coming to Netflix Circus of Books, a startling documentary about the double life of a straight Jewish couple who secretly ran a gay porn empire for more than three decades is coming to Netflix.
Online Global Pride to take place during Covid-19 crisis The devastating coronavirus pandemic has seen the postponement or cancellation of hundreds of Pride events around the world in recent days. In response, a virtual Global Pride is set to take place on Saturday,
Coronavirus | Free State Pride & Mr Gay Western Cape postponed More LGBTQ+ events have now been postponed because of the growing threat of coronavirus in South Africa, including Free State Pride.
Pink Loerie 2020 postponed till at least September The 2020 Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival has become another casualty of efforts to halt the coronavirus pandemic.
Donald Molosi on 2064 – Botswana’s first queer film 2064 is said to be the first queer film from Botswana. We spoke to actor and producer Donald Molosi about making the landmark sci-fi-short.