Tag Archives: Curiosity

2015 May 14: “I’m happy living my life the way I am”

  I’m Ziningi Praiseworth Ndovela, a 31year old born in Izingolweni (kwaXolo tribal) and grew up there until I obtained my Senior Certificate, then moved to Durban in Umlazi township. I belong to the lesbian world, the life that some people hate … Continue reading

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2014 March 18: Sharing South African Queer Knowledge with students in America

  Photo album by Valerie Thomas Quote of the day Is South Africa a country?   Frieda Ekotto The University of Michigan Introduction: Zanele Muholi Speaks at the Africa Workshop at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. It is my … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 12: A dildo is not a man; it’s a fantastic toy…

by Lesego Tlhwale “Lesbians who like to use strap-on dildos, secretly sleeps with man!” This kind of statement I hear frequently in black lesbian spaces, when they talk about sex. So yesterday while we were having a meeting with a group … Continue reading

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