Category Archives: Lesego Tlhwale

2013 Sept. 15: Lack of SA Queer History knowledge at the Miss & Mr Gay Daveyton

by Lesego Tlhwale The Rhoo Hlatswayo Arts Centre in Daveyton was a buzz on Saturday, 14th September 2013, as the LGBTI community came in numbers to watch gays and lesbians competing for the title of Mr & Miss Gay Daveyton. … Continue reading

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Queer spots pointed for our first Johannesburg People’s Pride

by Lesego Tlhwale “JHBPP must be commended for taking the initiative to reclaim the Pride and taking it back to its original stance that of conscience and knowing who and what we are as people. Dope launch on Saturday”, this … Continue reading

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2013 May 15: SA Task Team representatives fail the LGBTI community

by Lesego Tlhwale 20 lesbian and gay individuals have been killed across South Africa since 2011 alone, including the recent case of Patricia ‘Pat’ Mashigo (36) who was brutally murdered in Daveyton township, Ekurhuleni district. Some of the cases happened … Continue reading

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2013 April 12: Bros B4 Ho’s at the OIA film festival opening

On the 12th April 2013 Inkanyiso crew and I attended the annual South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival hosted by Out In Africa (OIA) in Johannesburg. The event that has been hosted annually for the past 20 years wasn’t … Continue reading

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