Tag Archives: FreeGender

2015 July 15: Doing the best for my daughter

  I am Thembisa Cordelia Mhlawuli known as Lovey. I was born in Cape Town in Somerset Hospital. My parents are Nomthandazo Patricia known as ‘Pat’ and Welile Christopher Mhlawuli. I am the last-born, my sister’s name is Carol and brother’s is Ezmond. I stayed … Continue reading

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2015 July 7: A meeting of minds

Report from Yithi Laba conference by Kopano Sibeko Photos by Lindeka Qampi & Zanele Muholi They say two heads are better than one; I say they are only better if they are functional. Yithi Laba conference proved to be the … Continue reading

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2015 March 26: Four generations of black lesbians at the Faces and Phases book launch

Photo Album Photos by Oyi Ndzuzo, SlyPod, Lindeka Qampi, Mannya and Terra Dick. Location:  African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town.                           The panelist of Four generations of … Continue reading

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2013 April 10: Another black lesbian activist has fallen

Report by Christie van Zyl As fellow South Africans especially members of African National Congress commemorates 20 years of Chris Hani’s brutal killing in Boksburg, Johannesburg (April 10, 2013). Freegender members, allies and the black lesbian community at large gathered … Continue reading

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