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2014 Oct. 8: Beautiful faces and kisses from Soweto Pride 2014

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2014 Aug. 23: Relatives and friends shed tears at Gift’s funeral and some fainted

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Lindeka Qampi When the casket carrying the body of Disebo Gift Makau (23), was lowered six feet underground at a Ventersdorp cemetery, in the North West, on August 23.     Family and friends … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 9: A video of the first Mpumalanga Pride

The 1st MPUMALANGA Gay Pride held on the 9th August 2014 consisted of the following groups: Lowveld LGBTI (Mbombela, Barberton and surrounding locations) Emalahleni LGBTI ( Witbank, Middleburg) GLOM (Ermelo and surrounding townships ) GLOSS (Standerton, Secunda) Kwandebele LGBTI (KwaMhlanga … Continue reading

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2014 July 4: Craddock Chronicles

by Christie van Zyl   It never takes long to see, feel or believe; but it always takes forever to act towards trying to heal our nation. I am in the middle of the Karoo desert, in a small town … Continue reading

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