Monthly Archives: June 2013

2013 June 30: When Women’s private parts have no Privacy

by Lerato Dumse Women in South Africa face many challenges; however, being a woman in some parts of Makhaza, Khayelitsha must be a nightmare. The issue was first brought to my attention in 2010, when residents marched against Khayelitsha open … Continue reading

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2013 June 29: Aspen Ideas Festival (2013) photos

Photos by Zanele Muholi Location:  Colorado, USA. … this is not June Handicap but 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival in America. It is the place of beauty, richness, celebrities, good food… so much shared knowledge. Related link here Quotes from speakers and interview … Continue reading

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2013 June 23: Beyond Binaries meeting

A REPORT by Siyasanga Joyi & Thekwane Bongi Mpisholo Beyond Binaries was the title given to the group which attended a three day meeting that took place at Wits University from the 20th to the 22nd June. The meeting was … Continue reading

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2013 June 28: So What Is This?

by Charmain Carrol When you love someone, but the best option is to stay away… I seem to think of you every second minute of every hour of the day. I keep seeing flashes of you the morning after it … Continue reading

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2013 June 27: How I realised my sexuality

by Lehlogonolo Mela I am a woman who loves women, not because men are not attracted to me, but simply because I am attracted to women. No I am not ugly, in fact I am drop dead gorgeous, nor have … Continue reading

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2013 June 27: Who I Am

by Bulumko I ‘came out’ as a lesbian to my friends and some family members only a few months ago. Realizing that I was sexually and emotionally attracted to women, in my early teens, was very terrifying but being in … Continue reading

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2013 June 27: Butch & … Menstruation is Art

Date:  3rd Feb. 2013 Location: Michel Bizot, Paris. FRANCE Camera used: Nikon. COOLPIX S100 Exposure time: 1/25 Medium: Menstrual blood on A4 paper and serviette Titled:  Each photo is time titled when the photo was captured. These photos of my … Continue reading

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