Pink Loerie 2018: A summary

Pink Loerie 2018: A summary

by Angie Gallagher The 18th annual Pink Loerie Mardi Gras and Arts Festival took place from 24 to 26 May this year, and this year the focus fell primarily on the Mr. Gay World 2018 competition, which took place in the week leading up to the Pink Loerie, and reached...
Mr. Gay World Competition Week Day 2: The Elephant in the Room

Mr. Gay World Competition Week Day 2: The Elephant in the Room

by Angie Gallagher Glitz and glam was on the agenda on Day 2 of Competition week with a morning shoot in formalwear, followed by a workshop presented by Gavin Prins of Red Dot PR, during which he explained the importance of PR for public figures like the delegates....
Mr. Gay World Competition Week Day 1: Fauna and Facebook

Mr. Gay World Competition Week Day 1: Fauna and Facebook

by Angie Gallagher The Mr. Gay World delegates spent Monday, 21 May, enjoying a number of wildlife experiences around Knysna. The delegates visited official Mr. Gay World 2018 sponsors, the Monkeyland Primate Sanctuary, the Birds of Eden Free Flight Aviary and the...

Gifts and greetings kick off Mr. Gay World pageant week

by Angie Gallagher The delegates arrived from across the globe, and the week preceding the crowning of a new Mr. Gay World on 26 May was kicked off with a meet-and-greet at Villa Castollini on Sunday, 20 May. After a brief introduction of the Mr. Gay World organising...

Do we even need Mr. Gay World?

by Enrique Grobbelaar In 1854, showman P.T. Barnum thought it a good idea to ask women to line up and have a panel of judges decide who was the fairest of them all. The ever-entrepreneurial Phineas Taylor Barnum was no stranger to judging contests – he regularly...