Category Archives: Bev Ditsie

2014 Oct. 21: SA Lesbian Feathers of the Year

  They are both South African lesbian icons. Most influential in different ways. Some of the commonalities between them is their sexuality and being born in South Africa during the ’70s. Bev from Soweto and Zanele in Umlazi township. About Bev … Continue reading

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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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