Category Archives: Founded

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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I take photographs to remember those who cannot speak freely and to be remembered. I believe photography to be my first language, a calling that I received from my ancestors so that I could voice my issues and concerns. Whatever … Continue reading

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2013 Jan. 5: Photo Archive

Part of our SA (queer) visual history. In the photo is Msai Gugu Masinga & Kebarileng Sebetoane both activists who have contributed towards our LGBTI history. They both volunteer for FEW and now works for different companies. The photo was … Continue reading

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