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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 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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2015 Oct. 6: So Proud of Soweto Pride

Photo album I by Lindeka Qampi for Inkanyiso When:  26th Sept. 2015 Where:  Meadowlands, Zone 2 Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa                                         … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 13: Cheated out of a goodbye

by Bathini Dambuza     Losing a mother has never been an easy thing for someone to go through.  You feel the pain and the heartache almost everyday; especially when things aren’t going the way you want them to. I … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 10: Fighting on arrival

  by Donna A M Smith   Johannesburg, April 17, 2013 Forum for the Empowerment of Women (FEW), the black lesbian organisation I co-founded with my former partner, Zanele Muholi, in 2002, celebrated its 10th Anniversary last year. I was … Continue reading

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