Category Archives: Performance

2014 July 28: Memories never fade away – ‘Foot for Love’

My reflection on our 2012 Paris trip that we, Thokozani Football Club (TFC) had. It all started at the Thokozani football club that I joined voluntarily in 2008, hence I’m proud of myself for making such a good decision. Firstly … Continue reading

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2014 July 10: My remarkable Durban Pride experience

by Sicka Jones One of my dreams came true when I received a call from Siphokazi Nombande, the 2014 Durban Pride organizer, informing us that they have a slot for JacobsJones in their event which was held on the 28th … Continue reading

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2014 April 5: ‘Sifela i Ayikho’ photos

  L-R: Jelena Kuljic and Maureen Velile Majola at backstage before their performance at Studio 44, Constanza Macras in Berlin last night.      Jelena Kuljic about to sing “Senzeni na?”  Maureen Majola lit the candles and prayed hard… God … Continue reading

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2014 March 28: What we did is history now

      © Zanele Muholi Where:  San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge Country:  United States Featuring:  Selaelo ‘Sly’ Mannya and Valerie Thomas When:  14th March 2014 Camera used:  Canon 6D with 85mm lens. f stop: 2.8 How: The photos were … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 8: Great performance at the Ms Gay Soweto 2013 Semi Finals

Photos by Lebo Ntladi (08.11.2013) Where: Uncle Tom Hall, Soweto. Johanneburg What: Miss Gay Soweto Semi-finals Finals to be held on the 7th Dec. 2013 at Soweto Theatre.   About the photographer   Kelebogile Ntladi was born in Soweto and … Continue reading

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2013 July 26: I met my love at a lesbian funeral

…being consoled by my butch lover’s friend made so much sense. even the tears i shed over two weeks before her burial disappeared in a moment. friends and family members were bitching about how quick i moved on or lent … Continue reading

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2013 May 11: Actually, absolutely, definitely NO!

by Kopano Sibeko Those were the words expressed by one of the beauty queens failing to answer the question at the first ever Miss Gay Limpopo hosted by Limpopo Proudly Out LGBTI group on the 10th May 2013 at Blue … Continue reading

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