Author Archive

Royally queer: 6 queer royals you probably didn’t know about: Are there any real-life gay royals out there? We delve into the fascinating lives of 6 historical and contemporary queer royals worth knowing.
Armand Joubert: A distinctive queer voice: Former The Voice South Africa contestant and rising queer hitmaker Armand Joubert talks music and life with MambaOnline.
Queer Film: Rustin spotlights a forgotten gay civil rights trailblazer: In the rich tapestry of Black LGBTQI+ history, Bayard Rustin has been overshadowed and forgotten. A new film is set to change that.
South African LGBTQI+ rights are still something to fight for: Coenraad Kukkuk, a prominent Pretoria-based LGBTQI+ activist and attorney, shares his thoughts on LGBTQI+ rights in South Africa and beyond.
Curating queer experiences – Tiffany Mugo: Tiffany Mugo heads up HOLAAfrica and strives to present stories and insights into real queer life on the continent on several platforms.
Rugby World Cup: Gay rugby players who’ve flown the rainbow flag: The game of rugby is not known for its out and proud players. As we celebrate the Rugby World Cup, here are nine gay rugby players who've flown the rainbow flag.
From trains to TV: Kim Windvogel’s inclusive sex education journey: Meet Kim Windvogel, TV host, author, poet and a dynamic non-binary force advocating for sex education, pleasure and empowerment.
Jamil F Khan: an unflinching queer South African voice: Jamil F Khan’s memoir takes readers through his life and provides a glimpse into attitudes to queerness in the Cape's Coloured community.
Anne Lister: The REAL Gentleman Jack: Gentleman Jack is a popular historical drama television series that details the lesbian love life of Anne Lister. But who was she really?
Rwanda takes step towards LGBTQI+ inclusivity with youth toolkit: The publication of a sexuality education toolkit is being seen as a step forward in promoting LGBTQI+ rights and acceptance in Rwanda