Monthly Archives: February 2014

2014 Feb.14: “Black South African visual artist lesbian, Zanele Muholi, in a transparent coffin of love and loss”

by Aluta Humbane Zanele Muholi, the 2013 Prince Claus Laureate, put on what could be best termed a conversation starter of an exhibition during the prestigious Prince Claus Laureate Award ceremony. The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, H.E. … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.21: My Woman

by Lebohang ‘Leptie’ Phume   I fell in love with someone I’d never met before. All I knew  was she was 1.65m tall, had that dark brown chocolate skin, big beautiful eyes and jaw lines to die for. It was never my … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.8: Mixed emotions at Miss Valentine 2014 in Daveyton

by Yaya Mavundla February is known to be a month of love around the globe, but in Daveyton on Friday, 7th February 2014 it wasn’t the case. Lesiba Mothibe hosted the annual pageant Miss Valentine at Two Tone Lounge in … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.11: What to get your partner this Valentine’s Day

by Yaya Mavundla Valentine’s Day is the one day that most couples get to splurge on their loved ones and make them the centre of their universe.  There is no denying the fact that most people take offence if their … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.14: Prince Claus Award ceremony + Of Love and Loss exhibition opening

Photos by Bongi Thekwane Mpisholo, Collen Mfazwe & Mzonke Madotyeni. 14th Feb. 2014 Cameras used: Canon 5d and 6d Where: Wits Art Museum and Stevenson Gallery, Braamfontein. Johannesburg.                         … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.14: PRESS RELEASE

PRINS CLAUS AWARD CEREMONY VENUE: Wits Art Museum       EXHIBITION LAUNCH OF ZANELE MUHOLI’S of LOVE & LOSS VENUE: STEVENSON ART GALLERY DATE: 14 FEBRUARY 2014 In times of increasingly homophobic legislation enacted by African countries such as … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.5: “No one can live without love”

by Betesta Segale   My name is Betesta Segale. I am a 31 years old trans man. I am a LGTBI activist, a writer and a communicator. I have always found it easy to interact and be open with people. … Continue reading

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