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2015 Aug. 10: A true definition of reality

by Siba Nkumbi Chubby Vogue Divas, using confidence as their weapon of mass destruction! 59 Years later after the march of women to the union buildings, chubby vogue divas were marching in style and class to eliminate discrimination against plus … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 1: Chubby Vogue Divas: A Critique of the Female Body

    A photographic body of work by Charmain Carrol. Chubby Vogue Divas exhibition is by a Market Photo Workshop graduate Charmain Carrol, (Photographer) which is a series of 21 photos of big black women who get to feel good … Continue reading

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2015 Jan.20: Year 2014 was not all great

by Shaz “Sicka” Mthunzi Year 2014 A great year has passed, 2014 was a very productive year for me. When it (year) began I wrote down a few goals I wanted to achieve and to my surprise, I achieved them and … Continue reading

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2014 Nov. 24: Pleasant surprise

by Lerato Dumse A two-day surprise 25th birthday party for Akhona Nolusindiso Hailele, was celebrated mid November, in Alexandra Johannesburg. Akhona’s partner, Zandile Makhubu (22), thought it fit to throw the denim themed, surprise party for her live-in partner of … Continue reading

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2014 June 29: Photos from LGBTI Breakfast Discussion

  When:  6th June 2014 Where:  Hilton Hotel, Sandton, Johannesburg.       The US Embassy held a breakfast session with SA LGBTI experts and stakeholders. The session was to engage the U.S Export-Import Bank chairperson, Mr Fred Hochberg, and … Continue reading

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2014 June 23: The lovely couple on vacation in Cape Town

© Photos by Charmain Carrol 2014/06/07 – 09   Previous article 2014 June 10: The Ndlela’s are still committed to love          Their s2013 Wedding photos are on the link below 2013 June 15: The Durban Lesbian Wedding … Continue reading

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2014 June 10: The Ndlela’s are still committed to love

by Charmain Carrol On the 6th of June 2014, I had the pleasure of accompanying the Ndlela’s to Cape Town, to celebrate their first wedding anniversary.  It seems like it was just last month when I attended their wedding in Durban … Continue reading

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2014 June 21: Vanessa and Nana’s engagement party

Photos and text by Charmain Carrol. Four months ago… Where:  Midrand, Johannesburg When:  23rd March 2014 Bathini Dambuza and I were honoured to attend yet another engagement lunch of two of our fellow lesbian sisters held in Midrand, Johannesburg. The … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 1: Maybe it was not meant to be!

by Charmain Carrol I am back from Europe and am reflecting on all the things I did, people I met, and what a wonderful and productive time I had.  But I cannot stop thinking about how this trip almost never … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.29: WAM Photos

Portfolio #2 by Charmain Carrol Previous by CC. 2013 Dec. 25: Christmas that was and 2013 Dec. 15: Photos from the funeral of the recently murdered lesbian in Ratanda                           … Continue reading

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