Category Archives: Womanhood

2014 July 18: Sade & Sebe’s lovely wedding photos

© Collen Mfazwe 23/06/2014                           Previous articles   2014 July 13:    A sincere thank you to all my ex lovers   and   2014 April 30:  Good spirit … Continue reading

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2014 July 16: Through the eyes of young women photographers

  2014 June, 3rd Lindeka Qampi sharing her PhotoXP experience to Valerie Thomas “I am proud of the Aurora visual project. It is a very powerful and strong project, if I were to compare it with previous projects I have … Continue reading

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2014 July 13: A sincere thank you to all my ex lovers

by Sade Langa   It has taken me a marriage to even think of writing such! When my exes broke up with me, I was heartbroken. I even had stalking tendencies. I checked them out from a distance, asked people … Continue reading

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2014 July 11: Another expert in black lesbian community dies

Reflection by Tshidi Olive Legobye I still remember when the Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW) started and  wanted to run LGBTi workshops in Vaal. We didn’t know where to start, but I came up with a plan and … Continue reading

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2014 March 14: A video of Ayanda and Nhlanhla Moremi’s wedding

  4 months later … marital bliss. Ayanda Magoloza got married to Nhlanhla Moremi on the 9th Nov. 2013 in Katlehong. They exchanged the vows at Kwanele Park in Katlehong. Their wedding union was blessed by Pastor Tebogo Moema of Dominion … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 19: Love is a beautiful thing

  When you’re in love nothing else really matters. Just you and the person you’re in love with. I’m in love with a wonderful soul, a wonderful woman. I have been in love before, but never like this. Could it … Continue reading

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2013 Nov. 9: Ayanda & Nhlanhla’s wedding

  … Seven (7) days later Photos by Lebo Ntladi   It was in 2011 during their vacation in Cape Town when Nhlanhla Moremi made a promised to marry Ayanda Magoloza in 2 years. 2013 came and Moremi finished paying … Continue reading

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2013 Sept. 11: The touch

by Thulielove Gifted Hands Sodumo I could lose and find myself in a woman’s touch. It makes me turn in and out of myself. The soft feather light touches. So deliberate and meant The softness of the lips against my skin The … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 26: Just one day

by Maureen Velile Majola   I am in no position to write a piece to celebrate Women’s month How do I even begin to celebrate when women are raped every day in this country When a girl child cannot trust … Continue reading

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2013 Aug. 22: Photo of the Day

Location: Paris, France. 2013 My gratitude to my dearest friend Laurence Prat for giving me an opportunity to feature in her Warriors’ series. Collaborations are a way to go so we’ll all reach some common goals and also to better realize our visual … Continue reading

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