Category Archives: Birthday

2019 Aug. 16: Imini engasoze ilibaleke

by Siba Nkumbi Mfundi ndizakucela undiphe indlebe ukuze nam ndikwazi ukuza nazo ezindaba. Mamela Lo umhla ngumhla esingakuze sikwazi uwulibala, ewe kaloku kuzalwa ingonyama emnyama genkani engaxolisiyo ngokuba nguye kuba kaloku amanyange amchonga ezihlele athi wena unguMuholi kwaye uzabahola endleleni.Ukuba … Continue reading

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2015 June 9: The love that will never be replaced

As I write this now I’m thinking about all the good and wonderful times I had with the woman I will never forget and never see again. I’m Collen Mfazwe, a black lesbian photographer and proudly South African. This is not about me; … Continue reading

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2014 Oct. 29: “I always avoided fights”

by Vania Cruz I’ve always known that I’m different from the person standing next to me, unique and intelligent. Lend me your brains not your ears because I want to paint my picture on it. My name is Vania Cruz … Continue reading

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2013 July 19: Muholi’s birthday and wishes

… the beat goes on and we are growing together bafowethu.

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2013 June 1: Zandile’s 21st birthday photos

Actually Zandile turned 21 on 10th May 2013 but the party was held on the 1st June 2013. Text by Lerato Dumse After a visit to my great grandmother friday morning,to deliver a cake for her birth day. I rushed … Continue reading

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Xana Nyilenda’s birthday Xana’s birthday @home in P Section Umlazi, Durban captured by Themba Vilakazi.

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