Category Archives: Winners

2014 Nov. 17: “I love how my two portraits contradict each other”

by Sicka Star-ban My Faces and Phases journey started in the year 2013 when I met author and visual activist, Zanele Muholi. I, Nonkululeko Sharon Mthunzi known as Sicka Star-ban, remember her reaction when she first saw my cousin Nontuthuzelo … Continue reading

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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 Sept. 26: The upcoming 2013 LGBTI Recognition Awards

by Kopano Sibeko The year is about come to an abrupt end and there’s something innately endearing about the Johannesburg Pride which is now known as the People’s Pride but that’s a story for another day. With yet another kind … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 15: Lack of SA Queer History knowledge at the Miss & Mr Gay Daveyton

by Lesego Tlhwale The Rhoo Hlatswayo Arts Centre in Daveyton was a buzz on Saturday, 14th September 2013, as the LGBTI community came in numbers to watch gays and lesbians competing for the title of Mr & Miss Gay Daveyton. … Continue reading

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