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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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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A Fag, A Slut And A Continuum

A fag, a slut and a continuum

My ultimate bestie, Gawie, has a bitchy internet connection at home and very kindly drags himself to a coffee shop so he can Skype with me about sex. Hilarity ensues. Due to his public environment, he is often miming so…

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Disco Disclosure

Disco Disclosure

The 70s saw a sexual revolution. Sex went from missionary to Kama Sutra on roller-skates. The sexual liberation led to increased acceptance of sex outside the marriage and the normalisation of contraception, public nudity, pornography, premarital sex, homosexuality and alternative…

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Don’t Get A Virus For Valentine’s Day

Don’t get a virus for Valentine’s Day

It’s nice to get something on V – Day, like cards, choccies and champers. But, let’s not make it ‘V’ for “venereal.” The problem with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) like gonorrhoea, syphilis, herpes, chlamydia, genital warts (HPV), hepatitis and HIV,…

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Festive Combo Prevention

Festive Combo Prevention

Combination Prevention is taking one way of protecting yourself from HIV and other STIs, and combining it with another method of protection to further reduce your chances of infection. So, take your pick, and have it your way this festive…

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Reconsidering The Fag Hag/Gay BFF

Reconsidering the Fag Hag/Gay BFF

A typical Saturday night when my spirit animal, Gawie, and I lived in the same city was spent stumbling into the unisex bathroom of Babylon. On one particular night of bad decisions and Britney Spears remixes, the stumbling was followed…

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