Tag Archives: Anger

2016 May 25: “The mood was tense”

by Leptie Phume I remember the 25th of May was on a Saturday then, the younger me was very excited that it will be my birthday the following day and mom will come. Well that is what I was told … Continue reading

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2015 Mar. 19: The Protest is in response to DOLCE & GABBANA

Insulting slurs against IVF children and same-sex parents Speaking to the Italian magazine Panorama, alongside his business partner, Stefano Gabbana, Domenico Dolce said children should be born to a mother and a father. Dolce told Italian magazine Panorama that: “The … Continue reading

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2014 Oct. 30: “Do you remember me?”

It has been two months since you passed on. There has never been a day that went by since that dreadful day that I have not thought of you. Each day that passes with tears in my eyes I think of you … Continue reading

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2014 Oct. 31 South Africa mourns three athletes

Text by Lebo ‘Leptie’ Phume Photos by Lindeka Qampi & Zanele Muholi For the past few days I have been shadowing Zanele Muholi and Lindeka Qampi while they do follow up’s of Faces and Phases series.  On October 30 we … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.20: “Walking Corpse”

Marred & dictated to, by none that created I. Jailed into faculties that were insisted upon, way before my existence. Pathways of Myself, pre-determined by structures that had lesser understandings of the complexities of human. Born and raised into the … Continue reading

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2013 Feb.10: Raped For Who I Am

A review “Raped for who I am” has to be the most difficult documentary I have ever had to watch in recent times. I have found soothing in my ability to remaining oblivious to the realities that pose a great … Continue reading

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