Category Archives: Black Queer Born Frees in South Africa

2014 Oct. 13: Mother of the recently murdered lesbian demands justice

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Zanele Muholi  A suspect is due to appear in the Tsakane Magistrate Court today (October 14), in connection with the fatal stabbing of Phumzile Nkosi (27) on October 2, 2014.   Pastor Dlamini led … Continue reading

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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 June 21: Vanessa and Nana’s engagement party

Photos and text by Charmain Carrol. Four months ago… Where:  Midrand, Johannesburg When:  23rd March 2014 Bathini Dambuza and I were honoured to attend yet another engagement lunch of two of our fellow lesbian sisters held in Midrand, Johannesburg. The … Continue reading

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2014 April 29: Muholi to speak at UC San Diego

  Previous articles   2014 Feb.4: Black Queer Born Frees in South Africa   and   2014 March 18: Sharing South African Queer Knowledge with students in America   and   Photo of the Day from Human Rights and LGBTI in Sub-Saharan … 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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