Monthly Archives: April 2013

2013 April 30: this summer

… received via email on Jun 26, 2011 at 5:28 PM Please click on the sound button above to listen to the whole poem __________________________________ this summer i want to fuck hard, i want the fridge in the kitchen shaking, … Continue reading

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2013 April 3: Time keeps moving

by Siya Mcuta I keep having these flashes Flashes of her smile when I entered her ward I walked over to her Still I was not sure if it was her As her body was so small and frail in … Continue reading

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2013 April 24: Abantu by Nqobile Zungu

… at Noxolo Nogwaza’s commemoration in Tsakane, Ekurhuleni. Johannesburg. Related articles 2013 April 24: Noxolo Nogwaza’s fading memory

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2013 March 17: Candlelight ceremony video

… Paris, France. Inkanyiso would like to thank Julie Garcia, Feminist WebTV for this video. Related links Paris is burning with candles

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2013 April 28: Bleak freedom for black lesbians in South Africa

by Lesego Tlhwale While many South Africans gathered at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa to commemorate nineteen years of freedom, the LGBTI community in Ekurhuleni gathered in Daveyton to bury Patricia ‘Pat’ Mashigo whose lifeless body was found … Continue reading

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2013 April 21: Living a legacy is always better than leaving a legacy

by Kopano Sibeko Greeted with an everlasting smile by a body that doesn’t seem to age, Phumla Rose Masuku welcomes us to her home. Present is Phumla’s life partner Nombulelo ‘Bulie’ Vimbelela. For a person in her mid 30s Masuku expresses … Continue reading

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2013 April 11: Your kiss. Our touch. My Muse

by Christie FossilSoul  You remember the times when I would Kiss your neck and suck your nipples until you can’t breathe… I like taking my time tracing the contours of your body with my lips… REWIND, wait, wait, wait… I … Continue reading

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