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2014 Nov. 16: The best private gay wedding photos

by Lindeka Qampi What: Gay Wedding When:  7th Aug. 2014 Where: Johannesburg, South Africa   1. Decoration: Kim Cordier was Décor person who was responsible in making the entire venue glitz in crystals, chandeliers, red and white and also incorporating … Continue reading

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2014 Oct. 5: “The best day of their lives”

by Mlungisi Msomi The day I married my best friend changed my life forever! Everyone always says their wedding day is “the best day of their lives” and I believe it was for me as well… but it seems like … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 21: “We want ACTION. Why must we still fight for OUR RIGHTS!?”

At the forefront of our struggle, at this time of sadness… Activists from Gay Umbrella leading the way to the sport grounds before the Memorial service of Disebo Gift Makau… Angry community members demanding justice for Disebo…     On … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.2 Bayanda abefundisi eVMCI

   Umbhalo nezithombe by Londeka Dlamini   Ibiseqophelweni eliphezulu inkonzo yokugcotshwa kwabefundisi bebandla iVictory Ministries Church International (VMCI) eThekwini ebibanjelwe ehholo lomphakathi eWiggins endaweni yase Mayville, ngoMgqibelo zingumhlaka 1 February 2014. UBonisile Magwaza kanye no Skhumbuzo Sbisi sebegcotshwe ngokusemthethweni ukuba ngabefundisi, … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.9: Brenda Mvula’s Memorial Service

Brenda Mvula’s partner, Koketso Matlaweng in black mourning the sudden passing of her beloved supported by her aunt in a black & white top. Where:   Acts of God Christian Church, Midrand. When:  9th Jan. 2014 Photos by Lindeka Qampi … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 1: The VMCI Times

Video archive. What: Church service Where: The Victory Ministries Church International (VMCI) Durban, South Africa http://www.vmci.org.za When: 1st Sept. 2013 Actual function:  First Sunday – Inkonzo yesidlo   Previous 2013 June 15: The Durban Lesbian Wedding of the Year and 2013 … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 18: Konke enikwenzayo kwenzeni ngothando

by Londeka Siba Dlamini   Siyithimba leNkanyiso sibusiseke kakhulu namhlanje kuyi Sonto sihlanganyele nebandla iVictory Ministries eseThekwini phansi kobuholi buka Pastor Zinzi Zungu. Lelibandla kwabanye libukeka njengento engabusisekile ngoba lemukela izitabane kodwa wembuleka amehlo uma uzinika ithuba lokuhlanganyela nazo, ubone … Continue reading

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