Category Archives: Ihawu

2013 Dec. 9: Zozo’s alleged murderer to appear in court for the second time

by Lesego Tlhwale As the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence draws to an end, the plight of Lesbian, Gay, bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people in South Africa continues and the fight to eradicate hate crimes carries on … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 9: Ayanda & Nhlanhla’s wedding

  … Seven (7) days later Photos by Lebo Ntladi   It was in 2011 during their vacation in Cape Town when Nhlanhla Moremi made a promised to marry Ayanda Magoloza in 2 years. 2013 came and Moremi finished paying … Continue reading

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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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