Tag Archives: Gift

2015 May 5: My journey so far in life

by Nosipo Solundwana My name is Nosipo Gloria Solundwana, also known as SPHOLA. I am a 27-year-old ‘butch’ lesbian living on the East-Rand, in Katlehong. I live with my four siblings and I am the first born at home. I … Continue reading

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2014 June 10: The Ndlela’s are still committed to love

by Charmain Carrol On the 6th of June 2014, I had the pleasure of accompanying the Ndlela’s to Cape Town, to celebrate their first wedding anniversary.  It seems like it was just last month when I attended their wedding in Durban … Continue reading

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2014 March 8: Les Locks

by Selaelo “SlyPod” Mannya My name is Selaelo, affectionately known as Sly, the Pod, Poddle Puff or whatever else takes the fancy of the woman I am with. I’m 26 years old and work as a strategist in digital advertising. … Continue reading

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2014 Feb.11: What to get your partner this Valentine’s Day

by Yaya Mavundla Valentine’s Day is the one day that most couples get to splurge on their loved ones and make them the centre of their universe.  There is no denying the fact that most people take offence if their … Continue reading

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