Category Archives: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)

2019 May 29: Forgiveness

The fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed on it. by Nonkululeko “Sicka” Mthunzi They say time heals all wounds, but healing comes with forgiving? A wound can heal but does the scar also fade with … Continue reading

Posted in "Free from My Happiness", "Sheshisa isikhathi siya hamba" by Sicka Shaz Mthunzi, 'Sicka' Sharon Mthunzi, Anger, Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA), Healing, Healing feeling, Memory, Traditional healing, traditional healing trainees, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

2019 May 25: Will my name be there?

by Aluncedo Cetywayo One of these days my body will be under the ground. I will be no more . Will they remember my name? Will my name be on the history books? Telling  the new generation that I fought … Continue reading

Posted in Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA), In memory of Lihle Sokhela, In memory of Thokozani Qwabe, Memory, Poem, Poetry, Take me to Democracy by Aluncedo Cetywayo, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

2014 July 28: Queer Youth Exchange announcement

      If you are interested in applying for this opportunity kindly email for application forms: or call +27 11 717 4239     

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2013 April 13: Umtshato wesini esinye!

Umtshato wesini esinye; libhongo, ligugu kubatu bawo; Luyolo kubabulali bafumana ukuphumla; Luzuko kwabawuzondayo; Unzima kubanikazi bawo; Ungwalisekile ziintsikelelo zikaThixo; Uzele kukuqonda nokuqondana; Ngumtshato nje onguwo; Kodwa ukubulawa nohlaselo kukutya kubo! Thixo kwasemandulo wawuseka; Wathi makubekho ukuthandana Kukholoswe ngoYehova! Amasiko nezithethe … Continue reading

Posted in Contributors, Crea(c)tive senses, Family, Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA), Homosexuality, Hope, Interpretation, Love, Records and histories, Relationships, Thozie Mathe, To Have & to Hold book, Women; Voices; Writings; Education; Traditions; Struggles; Cultures | Tagged , | 4 Comments