Monthly Archives: December 2013

2013 Dec. 30: Beauties and the Beach…

by Jeremiah Sepotokele On the 29th December 2013 was a day I would never forget. I had a lot of issues with my body for the longest time, and when the Inkanyiso team took to the task of photographing hot … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 30: Promise & Mpho’s wedding photos

One of the most unique weddings we documented on the 22nd Dec. 2013 Related articles 2013 Dec. 22: Promise(d) Gift Previous Weddings 2013 Nov. 9: Ayanda & Nhlanhla’s wedding   and   2013 June 15: The Durban Lesbian Wedding of the Year … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 22: ”Indlela enilingwa ngayo ukuba nibizwe ngezitabane”

by Londeka Dlamini Kube inkonzo emnandi kakhulu ebandleni i-Victory Ministries International eThekwini izolo kuyi Sonto lapho abazalwane benzela umfundisi kanye nowakwakhe inkonzo yokuzibongela (Thanks Giving). Izipho bezigcwele itafula zivela kubo abazalwane, injabulo nokubonga bekubhalwe emehlweni abo bonke. USandile Mthethwa obengumphathi … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 27: be with me

  On the train to New York from Albany The moment’s the movements, when silver lining hits the lake. Outlining your back 
forcing me 
to remember the last touch. When I washed your back, your feet swollen. You told me … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 25: Christmas that was

by Charmain Carrol It is almost the end of Christmas day, I’m in the lounge with my new found family, and we are seven in the house listening to music, dancing, singing, drawing and writing. I guess doing the things … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 17: Inconceivable Self-Love?

by Jeremiah Sepotokele There is no sophisticated financial instrument that could ever explain the debt of self-love… The debt is claimable whenever the voices behind our humanity summons our souls to places of inferiority and insecurity… We long to imagine … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 24: Through Artwork We Shall Succeed

PORTFOLIO I by Ayanda Zulu The late Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela will forever be remembered (2013) I am honored to be amongst the artists who took time and passion to do a painting of one of the most respected icons … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 23: Jingle bells for Trans-Bi-Gay-Les this Christmas…

by Yaya Mavundla I remember two decades ago when I was 5 years old; I didn’t know what Christmas meant. All I knew was that my granny will buy me nice clothes. On Christmas day we would go to church, … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 22: Promise(d) Gift

by Yaya Mavundla Two days before the wedding (19/12/13) everyone at Inkanyiso is confused about when the wedding is. Is it Saturday or Sunday, we contact a few people in Daveyton and NO one knows about the wedding. Then we … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 21: ‘A part of Me’ in Paris

  by Andiswa Dlamini Words cannot describe my experience in Paris. It honestly felt like I was part of a painting. It felt surreal. It’s weird in life when we allow our dreams to expand to places and then when … Continue reading

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