Tag Archives: Homosexuals

2016 Sept. 5 Awake

by Vania Cruz Maoze How do you start a day without knowing how it will end? We dream to see the reality. The reality is that here in South Africa it was started by people such as Simon Nkoli. He … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 7: Double Despair

by Siba Nkumbi She never thought rape would still be an issue at her age, or in the year 2015. However, it seems like the human species has allowed it to be an everyday thing. Sadly, she found out the … Continue reading

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2014 May 18: Glitter, drama & perfection at Miss Gay Jozi 2014

Texts by Yaya Mavundla Photos by Smanga Shange   I usually sit front row at Fashion Week, mingle with the crème de la crème of the entertainment industry at A-list events and I found myself at Miss Gay Jozi held at … Continue reading

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2014 March 21: Part 2 A retrospective on my life and work as an activist in South Africa

Johannesburg, May 17, 2013 (Part 1 describes how I first came to South Africa and became involved in lesbian and gay activism here, namely, through my role as the J-FLAG representative to the ILGA conference hosted by Johannesburg in September … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 5: After tears for Muntu Masombuka’s

  Lesiba Mothibe reports, Lindeka Qampi took photos At 9pm I was already at home, tired from attending both the funeral and the after tears of Muntu Aubrey Masombuka. As I took off my high laced heels divaliciously. I realised … Continue reading

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