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2015 Aug. 9: Balancing culture and activism

by Jacqui Mseleku-Ngwane In my line of work I have seen so much abuse and injustice that happens in the name of culture. I am a dynamic Zulu woman, raised in a cosmopolitan household so different from normal Zulu households. … Continue reading

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2014 Dec. 14: The kiss that moved the church

© Photo by Charmain Carrol @ VMCI – Johannesburg Camera used:  Canon 60D with 75-300 mm lens   What: Bathini Dambuza & Portia Dludlu’s engagement ceremony Union blessed by Pastor Mazibuko       “I always prayed to get married … Continue reading

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2013 June 26: S/he is a Bleeding Man

by Charmain Carrol How does one cross the line with gender roles in our lesbian relationships? As we discover ourselves or are on the quest of discovering ourselves, we have blurred the lines of where one gender begins and where … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 11: I almost wished

by Ntsiki Cassie Dlamini I almost wished I could start all over again. Go back to my first day and draw my first breath. To my early months and attempt my first steps. To my childhood era and make new … Continue reading

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2013 Feb.10: Yesterday after Creative Thinkers meeting

We were 11, met to discuss and share our creative works. We were all happy and left the place revived. Watch out this space and see what artivists are doing … L-R: Nqobile, Charmain, Kopano, MaZet, Baitiri, Lesego, Rene, Maureen, … Continue reading

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