Category Archives: FreeGender

2015 March 24: LGBTIQs of Kayamandi attended the book launch

by Nondi Vokwana The group was invited to attend Faces and Phases (2006-14) book launch by Zanele Muholi held at the University of Cape Town, African Gender Institute on March 24, 2015. Thirteen group members  from the Silubala Safe Space, Kayamandi, … Continue reading

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2013 May 6: Archiving Noxolo Nogwaza’s funeral

… this documentary was produced in 2011 when we buried Noxolo Nogwaza in KwaThema, Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg. She was a 24 year old mother of two children who were then orphaned by hate crime related incident. It is in different languages: … Continue reading

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2013 April 10: Another black lesbian activist has fallen

Report by Christie van Zyl As fellow South Africans especially members of African National Congress commemorates 20 years of Chris Hani’s brutal killing in Boksburg, Johannesburg (April 10, 2013). Freegender members, allies and the black lesbian community at large gathered … Continue reading

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