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2016 Sept. 15: A decade of Faces and Phases

by Donna A M Smith Johannesburg, September 2016 Much has been written and said about award-winning photographer, Zanele Muholi, and her ground-breaking work of documenting the lives of black lesbians and transgender persons in South Africa and other parts of … Continue reading

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2016 Oct. 11: When you fail I fail too…

You are a blessing to me since the day I conceived Since the day I open my two legs to catch you So you might not fall down or get cold You Stretch my belly to make yourself a ground to … Continue reading

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2016 Sept.13: My path to freedom and love for Self

My Life story I could never have imagined the day would come where I could proudly say, I am a MAN! My journey, though not yet over, has tested my resilience, my sense of self and has taught me to … Continue reading

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2013 May 3: A Slave of Rape

by Mpumi Rakabe It eats away at the soul It eats away at the inner most deepest part of us, it’s a demon It’s a dark fire that fills us with mistrust, self hate, fear, anger, shame and a sense … Continue reading

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2013 March 8: Remember Me When I’m gone…

by Busi Sigasa For I… Wrote stories for the nations to read Stood without fear and told my story I smiled and greeted without judging I influenced positive living to the sick I planted seeds of hope to the hopeless … Continue reading

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