Last night, celebrities and the LGBTQ+ community brought all the colours of the rainbow to the Feather awards, at 1 Fox Junction, Johannesburg, and served fierce fashion fit for Vogue pages.
Images by: Lin Aztekville
The eleventh annual Feather awards delivered a sheer night of entertainment and glamour. Celebrating inclusivity, a- listers, fashion designers, influencers and those who simply wanted to soak in the glitter, congregated and awarded some of the local entertainers and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, TransgendeR and Queer (LGBTIQ+) activists.
In attendance were some of the most adorned local stars and LGBTIQ+ allies, like newly married Somizi Mhlongo-Motaung, Bonnie Henna, Nhlanhla Nciza, Miss SA 2019 Zozibini Tunzi, Zizo Beda, Busiswa and hosts Moshe Ndiki, Rami Chuene and Pabi Moloi, amongst many.
Here is the gallery of the pink carpet and the full list of winners:
Best Styled Individual – LootLove
Hunk of the Year – Rich Mnisi
Hot Chick of the Year – Krayzi K
Sports Personality of the Year – Thembi Kgatlana – Banyana Banyana
Best Rainbow Parenting – Felicia Leqela – Lumko Johnsons mother
Best LGBTIQ Student Movement – University of Johannesburg – LGBTI SWC Society
Best LGBTIQ Initiative: Public Sector Gauteng Department of Community Safety – LGBTI Sensitization Training of Law Enforcement Agencies
Best LGBTIQ Initiative: Private Sector – Shell SA – LGBT Network
Simon Nkoli Award – Judge Edwin Cameroon
Diva Extraordinaire of the Year – Bonnie Mbuli
Media Award of the Year – We’re Queer My Dear (online web series – YouTube)
Social Media Personality Of the Year – Dr Sindi Van Zyl
Cutest Couple – Dineo Moeketsi & Solo
Role model of the Year – Major Mandisa Mfeka – SA Air Force, Fighter Pilot
Drama Queen – Bujy & Nandos
Socialite – Mihlali Ndamase
Musician – Busiswa
Fag hag of the Year – Penny Lebyane
African Feather Of Year – Linda Magano Baumann – Namibian Human Rights & Communications activist