Category Archives: Queercide

2014 July 17: Ack B(L)ACK aches

Self portraits © Zanele Muholi 2014/07/17 Where:  My bedroom/ studio @ Cite Des Arts in Paris Camera used: Canon 60D with zoom lens EF-S 28 – 135mm lens (gold) on Manfrotto MKC3-H01 No artificial light. 19h47 17/07/2014   19h44 17/07/2014 … Continue reading

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2014 July 7: Inkanyiso revived the culture of reading and writing

  What started as a hobby and mission to be read and recognized lead to a therapeutic process. Inkanyiso has grown from just a simple blog to a major information hub. I was thinking of how I could start an … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.29: WAM Photos

Portfolio #2 by Charmain Carrol Previous by CC. 2013 Dec. 25: Christmas that was and 2013 Dec. 15: Photos from the funeral of the recently murdered lesbian in Ratanda                           … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 8: Well organised beauty pageant with less audience

2013 Miss Gay Lesbian Soweto pageant   by Lerato Dumse   The Miss Gay and Lesbian Soweto pageant is an idea born in the year 2000 and was turned into an annual event, until 2006. Then the strain of using … Continue reading

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2013 July 16: Members of the LGBTI pour out their hearts

It is three days after Duduzile Zozo’s funeral exactly a month ago when South Africa celebrated Youth day and seven years nine days since the brutal murder of Salome Masooa and Sizakele Sigasa who were brutally murdered in July 2007, … Continue reading

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2013 March 22: Gloom, glamour and graves

by Tambu Glenda Muzenda When we lay for the last time to rest the whole event is filled and felt with many emotions and for the one being sent away only silence prevails. Yet so much more happens in these … Continue reading

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