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2020 July 8: Civil Society Organizations in the time of Covid19: Trans Hope- giving hope to LGBTQI+ People

by Thobeka Bhengu It has been over a hundred days since the implementation of a lockdown due to the Covid–19 pandemic that has infected more than 11 million people, with fatalities over 500 000 worldwide. South Africa is one of the recent countries at the beginning of a worrying surge and according to leading … Continue reading

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2020 July 9: Tell them…

  Tell them to spend time with their loved ones. Tell them to pray more.  Tell them to make amends with each other.  Tell them to take their vitamins. Tell them to wear their masks. Tell them to eat their … Continue reading

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2019 Dec. 8: Farewell Mkhulu Menziwa

Farewell May Biyela  a.k.a Mkhulu MENZIWA Ndabezitha, Zulu, Mageba, a maternal grandchild of Khanyile clan. A funeral service with a difference was attended by community members and Victorious Ministries Church International (VMCI) whose congregants are of the LGBTQIA community.  Majority … Continue reading

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2019 Aug. 30: All things are possible

by Bajabulile Dhlamini Zanele Muholi is an internationally celebrated , PRIME  art practitioner and a visual activist with whom Collectivism and visibility are core values firmly rooted at the heart of their projects. They have five series they are working … Continue reading

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Activism has turned into Politics.

By Nonkululeko “Sicka” Mthunzi The late Tswarelo ‘Pinky’ Moths,  was brutally murdered and left under a platform in Northmead train station, in Benoni, Ekurhuleni Municipality. A 21-year-old full of life and free spirited, he loved and sacrificed for his mum … Continue reading

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LGBTI Destiny First Gathering

Text by Maureen Majola Photos by Ts’episo Mahooe A group of femme lesbians from Mpumalanga but currently residing in joburg decided to come together and form a group that will tackle issues that are faced by same sex couples and … Continue reading

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2019 Sep. 24: Ekurhuleni Pride takes over Daveyton for first time ever!

by Lindiwe Dhlamini  It is that time of the year in Gauteng where LGBTIAQ+ Pride protests and celebrations take place. On the 14th of September 2019 I had the opportunity to attend Ekurhuleni Pride. Celebrating its 11thyear; for the first time … Continue reading

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2019 Sep. 19: Ikhono Lase Natali voyages to Cape Town

by Lindiwe Dhlamini It is a few weeks since the opening of Ikhono Lase Natali (ILN)at A4 Arts Foundation in Cape Town on the 31st August 2019. Taking place for the first time in the Western Cape; ILN is a commissioned project by … Continue reading

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2019 Sep. 9: Celebrating Phindile Madlala: A life well lived.

by Wakhe Sebenza There are very few people who really live life to the fullest, this is how the late Phindile Madlala was described at her Funeral on Sunday 08.09.19 in Pinetown KwaZulu-Natal where all her friends and family gathered to pay … Continue reading

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