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2014 Sept. 8: Manku and her niece buried next to each other

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Kamo Petlele The joint funeral of lesbian activist Manku Maduwane (52) and her niece Monica Maduwane (36) was held at the Kwa-Thema Civic Hall on September 7. The two women passed away on September … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.11: One month later after your death

On 2nd Jan.2014, the LGBTI community heard of the sudden passing of Brenda ‘the hustler’ Mvula. A week later, 9th Jan. 2014 a memorial service was held by friends to commemorate her life at Act Church in Midrand. The 11th Jan. … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 12: Mo(u)rning in the morning

by Charmain Carrol To pay my last respect to my partner should s/he passes on? Would I be allowed to honour her life the way that any women would to her husband. Yes we are not married, love is not … Continue reading

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