Tag Archives: Embrace

2016 Jan. 14: Disowning parents

by Mandisa “Thozie” Mathe Nobody belongs to any other person in this life. We only have connections with each other, either you are connected to me because we’re family, friends, partners or enemies that’s if there is anything like an … Continue reading

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2015 Oct. 9: Muholi presents at the Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Lerato and Constanza McKinstry A total 360º is the best way to describe the change of weather that awaited Zanele Muholi and I when we arrived in Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA). Unlike the windy … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 28: I have always wanted to enter a pageant

My name is Malolo Mofokeng also known as Eva. I am a 26 years old drag queen and come from Petrus Steyn in the Free State. I started my schooling in 1996 at Thiboloha School for the Deaf and Blind … Continue reading

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2015 June 19: I use my body to express myself and break norms

I am Tshepo Seoketsi Mooketsi,  a first year Communication Sciences and Anthropology student at a South African University. I am an LGBTIQ Activist and a Trans feminist who hails from Schweizer Reneke a small rural town in the North West Province … Continue reading

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2014 March 13: my love is electric

by Yvonne Fly Onakeme Etaghene © 2013   my love is electric supernova/ written in lightning across charcoal sky my love is a flower forever in bloom even in the dead of winter underwater or on pluto my love is … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 14: A love note for you

by Maureen Velile Majola Today I take a moment to remember the very first time I laid my eyes on you,my soul met yours and we connected in a way I can never explain. It was months back when our … Continue reading

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