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As a queer person, there’s nothing to celebrate this Freedom Day

by: Tiger Maremela - 25 April 2017

As a queer person, there’s nothing to celebrate this Freedom Day

Congratulations, South Africans! You live in a country that was the first in the world to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. You might also want to pat yourself on the back, come Freedom Day, because several other laws have been passed that allow people of the same sex to marry. And yes, according to...

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Watch a short film tackling transphobia in the woke community

by: Onele Liwani - 8 March 2017

Watch a short film tackling transphobia in the woke community

We’ve all had those nights, you know the ones, where all the drinking and dancing ends up with you and your friends passed out in the living room. This familiar scene is how this episode of web-series, The Foxy Five opens. The Foxy Five is created, directed and written by Jabu Nadia Newman who is...

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A space for queer people to party, talk and hangout without discrimination

by: Rofhiwa Maneta - 2 June 2016

A space for queer people to party, talk and hangout without discrimination

“Art’s always been about personal expression for me,” says Obie Mavuso. “I just want to make a positive change through my art and shift people’s mindsets.” If you’re familiar with Cape Town’s indie music circuit, you’ve probably heard Obie’s name before. Besides being a popular musician and filmmaker, the 25-year-old is also the co-founder of...

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