Category Archives: Books

2013 Dec. 1: Words

  Words aren’t easy to come out Words have a deeper meaning than we think Never back down when you tell it I found myself with a trick of telling the words Words have a deeper meaning than we think … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lesbians, Black Lesbians & Allies Against Hate Crimes, Black Queer & Gifted, Books, English, Relationships, Sharing knowledge, Speaking for ourselves, Visual Language, Visual Power, Visualizing public spaces, We Are You, We Care, We Still Can with/out Resources, Women's power, Writing is a Right, Youth voices | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

2013 Aug. 15: The documentation of black LGBTI in South Africa

Uncomfortable political representations and the public imagination by Jeremiah Sepotokele. The documentation of lives of the black Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex (LGBTI) community remains one of the most socially and politically contested space in South Africa. Documentation is a powerful instrument … Continue reading

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2013 May 20 : Intellectual lesbians

by Jamilla Madingwane It was not until I had to write this article that intellect became a very complex theme for me. I tried to break it down cognitively and artistically and I realised that intellect is a multi-dimensional, philosophical … Continue reading

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2013 March 24: Recognition of LGBTI Activist should be a culture

by Lesego Tlhwale On the 21st March 2013 Zanele Muholi, visual activist and founder of Inkanyiso production was honoured for her extraordinary work of capturing the lives of black lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex individuals in South Africa. Muholi … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 Index awards, Abantu, Acceptance speeches, Activism, Archived memories, Art Activism in South Africa, Articles, Black Lesbians, Books, Community, Community Mobilizing, Connections, Contributors, Difficult Love, Documentation; Filming; Photography; Community, guardian.co.uk, London, Organizations, Queer Africa, Queer visibility, South Africa, Zanele Muholi | Tagged | 23 Comments