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2013 Feb. 12: A dildo is not a man; it’s a fantastic toy…

by Lesego Tlhwale “Lesbians who like to use strap-on dildos, secretly sleeps with man!” This kind of statement I hear frequently in black lesbian spaces, when they talk about sex. So yesterday while we were having a meeting with a group … Continue reading

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2013 July 3: Another brutal murder of a lesbian

by Lesego Tlhwale As the LGBTI community in South Africa on the 1st July 2013, we were woken up by news of the brutal murder of one of our own; Duduzile Zozo, a 26 year old lesbian from Thokoza, East … Continue reading

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2013 June 2: Inkanyiso presents at LGBT & Human Rights: New Challenges, Next Steps conference

by Lesego Tlhwale On the 1 June 2013 while the Inkanyiso crew went to Alexandra to celebrate one of our members (Zandile Makhubu) 21st birthday party, I had to board a 10 hour long flight to Munich, then a four … Continue reading

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2013 Mar.1: Definitely NOT “Gaysbian”

… But a Relationship between Two People by Yaya Mavundla & Lesego Tlhwale Gaysbian is a term I’ve heard been mentioned a couple of times. When I first heard it, I was dumb struck because I wasn’t sure if I … Continue reading

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2014 July 7: Inkanyiso revived the culture of reading and writing

  What started as a hobby and mission to be read and recognized lead to a therapeutic process. Inkanyiso has grown from just a simple blog to a major information hub. I was thinking of how I could start an … Continue reading

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2014 June 26: When photography is our religion

  All Photos by Lerato Maduna © 27/11/2012 What:  Faces and Phases exhibition opening When:  2 Years ago (27th November 2012) Where:  Goethe-Institut Südafrika, 119 Jan Smuts Ave, Parkwood. Johannesburg.    Where are they now?   Ayanda Moremi got married to … Continue reading

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2014 April 30: Good spirit dampened by my grandfather’s death

by Sebenzile Nkosi   I have been in good spirits the whole day I can’t wait to get home, it feels like forever and it feels good I can’t wait to see them. I have not been home since October … Continue reading

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Queer spots pointed for our first Johannesburg People’s Pride

by Lesego Tlhwale “JHBPP must be commended for taking the initiative to reclaim the Pride and taking it back to its original stance that of conscience and knowing who and what we are as people. Dope launch on Saturday”, this … Continue reading

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2013 June 30: On Amnesty report

by Lesego Tlhwale Amnesty International on the 25 of June 2013 launched a report highlighting violence, homophobia and laws targeting LGBTI people in Sub Saharan Africa. The new report entitled ‘Making Love a Crime: Criminalisation of Same-Sex conduct in Sub … Continue reading

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2013 June 20 Inkanyiso Sees The Rainbows with Norwegians

by Lesego Tlhwale The Norwegian LGBTI community has been infiltrated by the most progressive queer media and visual activism organisation Inkanyiso Productions. From the  19 – 23 June 2013, Zanele Muholi and Maureen Majola will be representing Inkanyiso in Oslo … Continue reading

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