Category Archives: Fear

2014 Oct. 7: Robbed while shooting

by Lerato Dumse A day meant to be filled with photography adventure which is historical educational turned bad, when three photographers were robbed of their camera, on  the 10th July 2014 in Soweto. Lindeka Qampi (45) facilitator, Thando Methane (17) … Continue reading

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2014 July 20: Wet Pride in Paris

by Lindeka Qampi 28/06/2014                                                                         … Continue reading

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2014 May 19: ‘Titleless’

“She won’t open up about anything that hurts so I’ve had to source alternative ways to understand the woman I love. She’s my calm, introverted soul who has mastered the persona of a swan – floats swiftly with grace and … Continue reading

Posted in Communication strategies, Complicated Lesbian Relationships, Connected souls, Contributors, Crea(c)tive senses, Creative Writing, Democracy, Details, Experience, Expression, Fear, Feelings, Hope, Human Beings, I can't do it ALONE, Intellectualism, it means never existed, Lesbian Love Is Possible in South Africa, Lesbian Youth, Love is a human right | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

2014 Jan.15: Queer and Trans Art-iculations: Collaborative Art for Social Change

PRESS RELEASE WITS ART MUSEUM Zanele Muholi and Gabrielle Le Roux Opening: Wed 29 January 18h00 for 18h30. Exhibition dates: January 30 – March 30, 2014 Wits Art Museum, in partnership with Wits Centre for Diversity Studies and Inkanyiso, is … Continue reading

Posted in Bio, Family, Fear, Portfolio, Portrait, Poster, Power of the Arts, Women's Arts In South Africa (WAISA) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

2013 Nov. 25: We have always been here

  So you stare at me with lust, disgust and all the isms you have What! Say it and be brave enough to say it my face I see you are not sure what to say now Because I can … Continue reading

Posted in Activists Act, African, Another Approach Is Possible, Articles, As we are, Before You, Black lesbian activism, Black Lesbians & Allies Against Hate Crimes, Body Politics, Contributors, Creative Writing, Curative rapes, Fear, Feminism, Women's struggles | Tagged | 3 Comments

2013 July 16: Mo(u)rning in progress @ 26

Where: Thokoza township, Johannesburg What: Three (3) days after Duduzile Zozo’s burial When: 16/07/2013 How many: 24 participants excluding taxi drivers. Who: Mostly black lesbians and gays… Camera used:  Canon 6D with zoom lens EF-S 85 mm lens  1:1.8 Previous by/ featuring … Continue reading

Posted in Black Lesbians, Community, Community Mobilizing, Fear, Johannesburg, Lack of Resources, Lesbian Love Is Possible in South Africa, Life Stories, murdered, Our lives in the picture, Photo album, Poverty, Power of the Voice, Professional black lesbians in South Africa, Rape, Records and histories, SA mainstream media, South Africa, Townships, Victims, Violence, Visual history is a Right not a luxury, Visualizing public spaces, We Are You, We Care, We Still Can with/out Resources, Where & Who is Justice?, Women who have sex with Women, Writing is a Right, Youth voices | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

2013 July 10: Chaotic memorial service for Duduzile

Texts by Kopano Sibeko and Lesego Tlhwale Photos by Zanele Muholi Duduzile is a Nguni name which means comfort. It is a pity that instead of the deceased family getting the support and comfort they needed from concerned citizens, the … Continue reading

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2013 July 10: When brutally killed, Dudu was stripped every ounce of her dignity

by Thekwane Bongi Mpisholo Time                    :   7 am Day                       :  Sunday Date               … Continue reading

Posted in Another Approach Is Possible, Creating awareness, Creative Writing, Crime rate, Evidence, Family, Fear, Homosexuality, Hurt, Inkanyiso media, Records and histories, Visual history, We Are You, We Care, We Still Can with/out Resources, Where & Who is Justice?, Writing is a Right, Youth voices | Tagged , | 12 Comments

2013 May 3: A Slave of Rape

by Mpumi Rakabe It eats away at the soul It eats away at the inner most deepest part of us, it’s a demon It’s a dark fire that fills us with mistrust, self hate, fear, anger, shame and a sense … Continue reading

Posted in Allies, Anger, Art Solidarity, As we are, Before You, Betrayal, Black Lesbians, Black Lesbians & Allies Against Hate Crimes, Community, Community Mobilizing, Creating awareness, Expression, Fear, Our lives in the picture, Queer poetics, Rape | Tagged | 4 Comments