Category Archives: Difficult Love

2013 Dec. 27: be with me

  On the train to New York from Albany The moment’s the movements, when silver lining hits the lake. Outlining your back 
forcing me 
to remember the last touch. When I washed your back, your feet swollen. You told me … Continue reading

Posted in Art Is A Human Right, Committed, Difficult Love, Feelings, I was (T)here, Identity, Inner feelings, Life Stories, Our lives in the picture, Power of the Voice, Reflection, South Africa, Textualizing Our Own Lives, Writing is a Right | Tagged | 1 Comment

2013 Oct. 15: She is my weakness

by Charmain Carrol When I found out I was pregnant I had two feelings at the same time. I smiled because I was somehow happy while tears were running down my face because I was afraid. I feared the disappointment. … Continue reading

Posted in Anger, Another Approach Is Possible, Archived memories, Before You, Betrayal, Commitment, Creating awareness, Difficult Love, Education, Homosexuality, Hope, Human rights, Hurt, Knowledge, Life, Love, Maternal love, Power of the Voice, Public spaces, Relationships, School, Silence, South Africa, Speaking for ourselves, We Are You, We Care, Women's power | Tagged | 13 Comments

2013 April 2: I was warm… I’m cold and hurt

24.01.2006 To Majola: I think you should understand what I wrote to Majola. I didn’t really want to hurt Majola but to make ‘us’ happy and free. Firstly, you know that lately I was never happy in this relationship. I’ve tried my … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Soweto Pride, Activism, Allies, Before You, Complicated Lesbian Relationships, Diary, Difficult Love, Expression, Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW), Friendships, Hurt, Inner feelings, Life Stories, Townships, Visual history | Tagged | 8 Comments

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,, London, Organizations, Queer Africa, Queer visibility, South Africa, Zanele Muholi | Tagged | 23 Comments