Mambagirl Features

SA journalist Lerato Mogoatlhe on challenging homophobia in new travel memoir: Lerato Mogoatlhe has written a remarkable memoir of her five years of travelling across Africa, including her experiences in confronting homophobia in Uganda.
Can we really promote South Africa as an LGBT-friendly tourist destination?: In the past few decades, South Africa has consistently been hailed as the most LGBT-friendly tourist destination on the African continent. But is this justifiable?
LGBT themed documentary is currently searching for participants: Are all gay men camp? Are all gay women butch? Are all drag queens gay, confused
Self-love: Give yourself a hand!: May is International Masturbation Month! While spending some 'me-time' is something most of us do (but don't talk about) did you know it has many benefits?
Local actress shines on the big screen in lesbian-themed film: Wits University dramatic arts graduate Altovise Lawrence, winner of the first season of reality show ‘Top Actor’, stars in a new lesbian-themed American film that opened in South Africa on 3 May.
A timeline of LGBTQ equality in South Africa: While we are today constitutionally and legally protected from discrimination, it’s easy to forget the years of struggling for LGBTQ equality in South Africa.
Durban LGBT+ voices: KZN needs to do more in promoting acceptance and safety: Keeping The Promise To LGBT+ People. This was this year’s theme
SA’s 1st Pride Transparency Index: How well do you know your Pride?: Our Pride events are important spaces of protest and celebration,
FAKA on their Versace fashion show and queer representation in South Africa: South Africa’s international music queer duo, FAKA, saw themselves
The 2018 KU33R$ Event (In Pictures): Kitcheners Bar, in Braamfontein Johannesburg, hosted a Ku33R$ (pronounced “queers”) event on Thursday,
Interview: Madonna’s Rebel Heart beats true: Madonna’s new studio album Rebel Heart is her best in a decade. It’s an eclectic mix of classic
Anti-gay attacks on the rise in Swaziland: Kaylo Glover a young lesbian from Nhlangano, Swaziland, stepped into a bar with her friends on the early hours
Using a word like ‘faggot’ normalises hate. It’s not okay: Not only are Die Antwoord famously attention seeking, but their personas
When will it end? Wedding venues continue to snub gay couples: Wedding venues for hire to the public continue to turn away loving same-sex couples.
Some of the nicest people I know are homophobes…: I was recently invited to debate the ongoing issue of wedding venues turning away same-sex
South Africa: The State versus identity: South African citizens can do almost nothing without an Identity Document (ID). People whose ID particulars do