Pride: What Exactly Are We Proud Of?

Pride: What exactly are we proud of?

Sometimes, in the quieter moments of my mind, I think about homosexuality and I become a little child in the small North West Province mining village, where words like “moffie”, “gomgat” and “sies” raised us all with a stable and…

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HIV DIY FYI – Self Testing

HIV DIY FYI – Self Testing

Now you can test yourself for HIV at home.   For around R200-00 or less, HIV self-testing kits are now readily available online or from most pharmacies around the country. This makes testing more convenient and accessible, which is vital…

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Boost Yoself!

Boost Yoself!

Having low self-confidence is a major obstacle in life.  Therefore, when you don’t believe in yourself, then it’s harder for others to believe in you. Going for a job interview?  If you are not confident that you’ll be able to…

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Coming-Out Drag

Coming-Out Drag

When I was little I used to call high heels “cluck-cluck shoes” because of that sound – that authoritative smack – they make on the floor with every step. One of my earliest memories was cluck-clucking my way down the…

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To Have But Not To Hold

To have but not to hold

I’ve heard many people share the sentiment that gays are promiscuous and are only out for sex. I have often smiled to myself and thought that there is some truth to the saying, but it’s true for gay and straight…

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I’m The STIG

I’m the STIG

So, I just got back from the clinic, and it’s official… I’m the STIG: Sexually transmitted Infection guy. It was bound to happen, I guess - a few too many times tripping the light fantastic and living la Vida Loca…

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