Community, News

International LGBTQ students can apply for a Point Foundation Scholarship

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students enrolling in undergraduate or graduate programs for the 2019-2020 academic year in the United States are encouraged to apply online for a Point Foundation Scholarship. Point Foundation (Point) is America’s largest scholarship-granting organization for LGBTQ students of merit and currently is providing financial assistance and programmatic support… Read More International LGBTQ students can apply for a Point Foundation Scholarship

Arts, News

Watch ‘The Fear of Queer’ Panel Discussion at the 2018 Ake Festival

The Ake Festival is one of Nigeria’s foremost literary events that focuses on arts, literature and culture. Themed ‘Fantastical Futures,’ the 2018 edition is focusing on a reimagined African future while examine discussions around governance, gender and sexuality, literacy and education, health and well-being. One of the discussions was titled ‘The Fear of Queer’ and… Read More Watch ‘The Fear of Queer’ Panel Discussion at the 2018 Ake Festival

Community, News

South Africa’s LGBT community demands Cape Town hate pastor be jailed

LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) South Africans are calling for the Cape Town High Court to take action against hate pastor Oscar Bougardt for flagrantly contravening a hate speech court order. A petition, launched just a few days ago, has seen more than 2,600 people signing up to demand that the preacher be jailed… Read More South Africa’s LGBT community demands Cape Town hate pastor be jailed

News, Pop Culture

South African Singer and Winner of The Voice, Craig Lucas sings to his male love interest in the video for ‘Hearts Exposed’

On the 4th of September 2018, South African singer and winner of The Voice SA, Craig Lucas came out as gay. In the emotional letter, Lucas spoke about battling his depression and the struggle to keep his sexuality private so as not to jeopardise his career.     View this post on Instagram   An… Read More South African Singer and Winner of The Voice, Craig Lucas sings to his male love interest in the video for ‘Hearts Exposed’