Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city and its economic hub. One would think such a city, in the continent’s most progressive country, would be home to at least a sizeable amount of queer businesses, but that’s sadly not the case. Still, the city is home to a few queer friendly spaces and LGBTQI-specific events that are worth both your time and dime.
Curating this list is rapper, Mx Blouse, whose boundless music has set them as a mainstay on the music scene in Jo'Burg. For the best queer-safe spaces in the city see below.