Category Archives: Sponsorships

2014 Feb.8: Mixed emotions at Miss Valentine 2014 in Daveyton

by Yaya Mavundla February is known to be a month of love around the globe, but in Daveyton on Friday, 7th February 2014 it wasn’t the case. Lesiba Mothibe hosted the annual pageant Miss Valentine at Two Tone Lounge in … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 8: Miss Gay & Lesbian Soweto 2013 Semis video

    Only 8 days more to go before D-day which is the 7th Dec. 2013 Please come support this initiative and check more details on Facebook should you wish to come on board with your skills and moolahs. Twitter … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 15: ‘It gets better’ with Feather Awards

by Lerato Dumse Wearing our Sunday best, with bags filled with cameras, recorders, notebooks, tripods and equipment batteries fully charged, we left home ready to work. The destination was Kyalami Theatre on the Track, where the 5th Annual Feather awards … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 7: Reality Check from the 2013 World Outgames

by Kopano Sibeko According to the PR person at the Press room, he stated that only 31 South African athletes made it to the 2013 World Outgames, Antwerp. There are 17 males and 14 females whose race cannot be disclosed … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 6: Invisibility of black lesbians ‘From safe harbours to Equality’

by Lesego Tlhwale  Colorful countries flags rose up in the sky with pride as hundreds of people walked in the Wanganitie grounds where the official opening of the World Outgames III in Antwerp, Belgium took place. The anticipated 20,000+ participants … Continue reading

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2013 June 17: Fundraising for Chosen FEW

by Lerato Dumse Imagine being part of a soccer team awarded a partial grant to participate in the 2013 World Out games in Antwerp, Belgium. Now imagine not being able to seize that opportunity due to lack of funds. This … Continue reading

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2013 March 15: Inkanyiso @ 2013 SAFTA s

The 7th edition of the South African Film & Television Awards (SAFTA) Photo album Venue: Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg Dates: 15 & 16 March 2013 … by Nqobile Zungu Inkanyiso media represented by Charmain Carrol, Maureen Velile Majola and Nqobile Zungu penetrated the … Continue reading

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2013 April 10: God did not reject me

by Olive Legobye I have always felt alone and different. My first experience with telling someone in my circle of friends about having lesbian thoughts was to be convinced to attend some gay-lesbians meetings or workshops. I’m too spiritual and … Continue reading

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2013 March 28: Inkanyiso members at work

L-R: Thuli & Lerato L-R: Ricki & Chuma L-R: Muholi, TP, Ntombi & Lesego L-R: Charmain, Ricki & Chuma L-R: Ntombi & Lesego L-R: Malik and Botshabelo Visuals by Nqobile Zungu captured at the HIVOS LGBTI activists capacity building training … Continue reading

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2012 Nov. 27: Faces & Phases exhibition opening

@ Goethe Institut, Johannesburg For more photo check:

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