The most popular gay South Africa news and lifestyle website.

  • Somizi accused of ‘stealing’ cooking show concept September 16, 2020
    LGBTQ entertainer Somizi Mhlongo is embroiled in a plagiarism row over claims that he "stole" the idea for his popular Dinner at Somizi's show. The post Somizi accused of ‘stealing’ cooking show concept appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Roberto Igual
  • Transgender rights | British doctors back easier gender identity change September 16, 2020
    The British Medical Association (BMA) has backed the right of transgender and non-binary people to self-identify without being diagnosed by a doctor. The post Transgender rights | British doctors back easier gender identity change appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Roberto Igual
  • Transgender PE woman assaulted and driven over in transphobic attack September 16, 2020
    Attacks on LGBTQ+ people have been on the rise over the past few weeks, including the serious hate crime assault of a transgender woman in Port Elizabeth. The post Transgender PE woman assaulted and driven over in transphobic attack appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Roberto Igual
  • What’s the limit for free speech? Concourt to hear Qwelane case September 16, 2020
    Civil society organisations have made submissions on both sides of the Jon Qwelane hate speech matter in a landmark Constitutional Court case on hate speech. The post What’s the limit for free speech? Concourt to hear Qwelane case appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Tania Broughton
  • Drag diva Manila von Teez honoured in M&G 200 Young South Africans list September 12, 2020
    Cape Town's Manila von Teez is thought to be the first drag star to be included in the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans list. The post Drag diva Manila von Teez honoured in M&G 200 Young South Africans list appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Roberto Igual
  • Oscars push for racial, gender and queer inclusion September 12, 2020
    Contenders for the Best Picture category at the annual Oscars will have to show meaningful racial, gender and LGBTQ representation and inclusion to quality for the award, arguably the most prestigious in the film world. The post Oscars push for racial, gender and queer inclusion appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Roberto Igual
  • Gay man shot dead in Soweto in suspected hate crime September 11, 2020
    The LGBTIQ community in Soweto is in mourning following the brutal murder of a gay man, Simangaliso Dyasi, in a suspected hate crime. The post Gay man shot dead in Soweto in suspected hate crime appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Roberto Igual
  • LGBT community still faces public healthcare discrimination in South Africa September 11, 2020
    25% of LGBTQ South Africans say they've been subjected to moral and religious-based lectures by public health staff when disclosing their sexuality and/or gender identity. The post LGBT community still faces public healthcare discrimination in South Africa appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Roberto Igual
  • “How do I move on?” Raped gay man says he was victimised by SAPS September 11, 2020
    In an all-too-familiar scenario, a gay Free State man who was raped says he was treated with contempt by police when reporting the incident. The post “How do I move on?” Raped gay man says he was victimised by SAPS appeared first on MambaOnline - Gay South Africa online.
    Roberto Igual
  • Covid, couture & seasonal fashion trends: We speak to Leon Haasbroek September 10, 2020
    As we move into spring, MambaOnline spoke to fashion publicist Leon Haasbroek to pick his brain about the world of couture in the face of the pandemic, and how the move to online marketing is likely to influence this space. The post Covid, couture & seasonal fashion trends: We speak to Leon Haasbroek appeared first […]
    Angie Gallagher