Category Archives: Chosen FEW

2013 Oct. 7: Art enthusiasts converged

by Lerato Dumse “I was in a very abusive relationship and in love with a certain person. When mama came to Joburg after receiving a threatening call, my ex lover told her that she was madly in love with me. … Continue reading

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2013 Aug.4: FEW’s 10th Anniversary

Exactly a year ago now, I joined the Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW), activists and allies to celebrate the 10th anniversary. FEW is the black lesbian organisation that Donna Smith and I conceptualized in 2002 at a garage … Continue reading

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