Film

‘Inxeba’ Has Been Banned From Mainstream Cinemas

Inxeba is now classified as an adult movie by the Film & Publications Board.

The Film & Publications Board of South Africa tweeted this morning that the South African movie Inxeba (The Wound) is now rated X18 "with the classifiable elements of Sex, Language, Nudity, Violence and Prejudice."

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News Brief

Botswana Transgender Woman Wins Case to be Recognized as Female

"Homosexual acts" are still illegal in Botswana, so this is a huge victory for the LGBTI community in the country.

A transgender woman, by the name Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, has won a legal battle against the country's conservative government to be recognized as female, Reuters reports.

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Johannesburg Pride Boycotted for ‘Homophobic’ Performer and ‘Elitist’ Venue

The announcement of rapper Cassper Nyovest as one of the performers didn't go down well with some LGBTQI+ members.

This year's Johannesburg Pride march is taking place this Saturday. But some members of the LGBTQI+ community aren't impressed. Firstly, it's the uptown venue Melrose Arch, which some members feel isn't in line with the realities of the community the march is supposed to serve.

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