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Queer film in Africa is rising – even in countries with the harshest anti-LGBTIQ+ laws: Author and academic Gibson Ncube looks at the growing influence of African queer film, despite censorship and oppressive laws.
Simon Nkoli’s fight for queer rights in South Africa is finally being celebrated – 24 years after he died: Gibson Ncube looks at the legacy of Simon Nkoli, whose activism helped ensure that queer rights were enshrined in the Bill of Rights.
South African singer Nakhane redefines ideas of masculinity: South African queer artist Nakhane’s body of work, through its very public focus on queer masculinity, redefines what being a man is, writes Gibson Ncube.