Monthly Archives: January 2014

2014 Jan.9: “Enforcing my existence!”

Edited by Fikile Mazambani AneIe Khaba is a young black woman, born in Heidelburg on the 30th of May 1992 and was raised in Springs, Kwa-Thema. She lived with her parents and would spend time at her grandmothers’ as well until 2012 when … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.12: Presenting Gavin Matseke… The queer we all love to hate!!!

Profiled by Jeremiah Sepotokele The day is finally here, having scheduled an interview with the gorgeous and witty Gavin Matseke. We met at the calm, cool and tranquil outdoors of Glen Austin, in Midrand at a friend’s place. We were … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 27: If I only had five minutes…

A poem for Brenda Mvula written by her partner Koketso Matlaweng read at the memorial service on the 9th Jan.2014. If I only had five minutes the day you passed away, I would have had time to tell you all … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 21: Living an active life

by Buli Vimbelela As the New Year has dawned on us, for many it is a time to reflect. Just like a few weeks ago we got to reflect back on the great life lost in Tata Nelson Mandela.  This … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 10: Fighting on arrival

  by Donna A M Smith   Johannesburg, April 17, 2013 Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW), the black lesbian organisation I co-founded with my former partner, Zanele Muholi, in 2002, celebrated its 10th Anniversary last year. I was … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 3: Muholi named as one of Foreign Policy’s Global Thinkers of 2013

Muholi has done it again on Foreign Policy’s list this time. In July 2013 was listed amongst City Press’ 100 World Class South Africans In 2013 only, she won the Fine Prize for an emerging artist at the 2013 Carnegie International, … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.15: Queer and Trans Art-iculations: Collaborative Art for Social Change

PRESS RELEASE WITS ART MUSEUM Zanele Muholi and Gabrielle Le Roux Opening: Wed 29 January 18h00 for 18h30. Exhibition dates: January 30 – March 30, 2014 Wits Art Museum, in partnership with Wits Centre for Diversity Studies and Inkanyiso, is … Continue reading

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