Monthly Archives: September 2013

2013 Sept. 30: Intimate kisses at Soweto Pride 2013

Location:  Credo Mutwa Park, Soweto. Johannesburg, South Africa. Photos by Zandile Makhubu & Zanele Muholi © 2013/09/28   Previous article on Soweto Pride 2013 Sept. 29: Soweto Pride 2013

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2013 Sept. 29: A fierce episode

  by Xana Nyilenda For a while I had been out of reach from the world and friends. I decided to have nothing to do with technology, parties and alcohol, a monstrous beast that had consumed my entire life. I … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 29: Soweto Pride 2013

This is what happened when the Black LGBTI & Queer community claimed their citizenship to combat homophobia/ queerphobia/ transphobia/ xenophobia and lesbophobia on the streets of Soweto in Johannesburg… Part of Inkanyiso’s video archives. + 5oo people were in attendance, … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 26: The upcoming 2013 LGBTI Recognition Awards

by Kopano Sibeko The year is about come to an abrupt end and there’s something innately endearing about the Johannesburg Pride which is now known as the People’s Pride but that’s a story for another day. With yet another kind … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 14: Photos from the 2013 Miss Gay & Mr Lesbian Daveyton

Ladies, you have to do your homework before these contests. – Nokhwezi Hoboyi (14th Sept. 2013) Talking to the contestants during the Q&A at the Miss & Mr Gay and Lesbian DAVEYTON. Related articles 2013 Sept. 15: Lack of SA … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 23: Leaving Los Angeles

The main photo was taken 10 mins before we left the hotel where we stayed for 6 days. We met a lot of wonderful friends and shared good conversations… Oh how I long for the Griffith Park, Hollywood where mountains … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 22: Stop this is hurting me…

A profile of Ziyanda Majozi by Kopano Sibeko “This is gonna sound weird, conversations to self, but the universe holds us and I’m sure it doesn’t miss anything oh, well the big man up there knows everything too.  This is … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 21: Easter Weekend with VMCI worshippers

A video archive by Nqobile Zungu who reported live from Pietermaritzburg on the 29th March 2013. Six months later, edited by Malibongwe Swane. More queer related videos to be posted here… Previous videos 2011 May – GDX – SIPD Exchange Programme … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 21: Hate crime case solved after 4 years

                      by Lerato Dumse A wolf in sheep’s skin, Anele Mhlawuli (24) lured a young woman into a trap with the aim of proving a point to her. She opened a … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 21: Waiting

I can’t wait for that year when I will not hear of a lesbian murder, I can’t wait for that week when there will be no lesbian attacked. I am praying for that moment when these so-called men who kill, … Continue reading

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