Tag Archives: lgbt

A powerful portrait of the immigrant experience: “On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous” reviewed

This is easily one of the best debut novels of the year: an unflinching, lyrical dissection of tragedy and trauma — large and small.

Alan Hollinghurst: Lines of beauty

The Man-Booker author Alan Hollinghurst talks about Tennyson and taking ecstasy.

Zanele Muholi: Speaking back to hate

“I’ve never produced a picture for fun,” says Zanele Muholi. “I’ve only ever produced photographs to speak on or against something. I need to conscientize people.”

Portrait of an artist without a home

Chuma Somdaka fled prejudice to live on a park bench. Now her art keeps her whole.

Rugby’s Jozi Cats are tackling gay stereotypes

Forget the Springboks. On training with the Jozi Cats, Africa’s first competitive gay rugby team.