Monthly Archives: November 2013

2013 Nov. 25: We have always been here

  So you stare at me with lust, disgust and all the isms you have What! Say it and be brave enough to say it my face I see you are not sure what to say now Because I can … Continue reading

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Jaw-dropping beauties at the Miss Gay Lesbian Soweto 2013 semi-finals

Photo Album by Akhona Hailele & Zanele Muholi/ Inkanyiso When:  8th Nov. 2013 Where:  Uncle Tom Hall, Soweto Who:  MCee’d by Yaya & Lebo Organized by Tumi, Penny, Letebele, Fino… Finals to be held on the 7th Dec. 2013   … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 8: Miss Gay & Lesbian Soweto 2013 Semis video

    Only 8 days more to go before D-day which is the 7th Dec. 2013 Please come support this initiative and check more details on Facebook should you wish to come on board with your skills and moolahs. Twitter … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 10: I can never forget

by Maureen Velile Majola   That night you made me stay up so you can pour out your heart When you reminded me of all my mistakes When the age gap played it significant role again The reminder The constant … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 25 South Africa: Video on Gender Violence

According to HRW direct email distributed recently, the work … Highlights Campaign; Documents Award-Winning Photographer’s Work (Johannesburg, November 25, 2013) – Human Rights Watch today released a short film that explores the work of the award-winning South African photographer and … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 23: Photo of the Day – 6 months later

…. by Valerie Thomas Where: Limpopo What: A week before Vinny married Lele. Featuring Penny, Nqobile, Xoli, Lele, Nomthandazo, Cindy… Photo taken with Canon 60D, with 85mm lens

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2013 Nov. 19: Love is a beautiful thing

  When you’re in love nothing else really matters. Just you and the person you’re in love with. I’m in love with a wonderful soul, a wonderful woman. I have been in love before, but never like this. Could it … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 9: Ayanda & Nhlanhla’s wedding

  … Seven (7) days later Photos by Lebo Ntladi   It was in 2011 during their vacation in Cape Town when Nhlanhla Moremi made a promised to marry Ayanda Magoloza in 2 years. 2013 came and Moremi finished paying … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 14: Photos from 2013 Feather Awards

Photos by Nqobile Zungu Camera used:  Canon 60D with 55-200mm lens Where:  Theatre on Track, Midrand. Johannesburg Related articles     2013 Nov. 15: ‘It gets better’ with Feather Awards   and     2013 March 28: Feather Awards (re)viewed

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2013 Nov. 15: ‘It gets better’ with Feather Awards

by Lerato Dumse Wearing our Sunday best, with bags filled with cameras, recorders, notebooks, tripods and equipment batteries fully charged, we left home ready to work. The destination was Kyalami Theatre on the Track, where the 5th Annual Feather awards … Continue reading

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