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2016 Aug. 3: Erection elections

Text and photos by Lebo Mashifane I was awoken by a phone call from my grandmother asking me if I am going to cast my vote. Indifferent with the elections, I answered “yes” just to make my old Lady happy. … Continue reading

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2016 July 16: Nelson Mandela Day – Some Musings…

by Zuko Zikalala Nelson Mandela Day has arrived, an annual day to commemorate the life and legacy of Madiba. As I write this, Doc Shebeleza’s kwaito music hit “Ebumnandini”, is still ringing in my head, not only because it is … Continue reading

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Mina/ Meg – I was there

Text by Levinia Pienaar Photos by Lindeka Qampi I was fortunate enough to attend the opening of Mina/Meg, a feminist, artist, activist and queer exhibition. This ground breaking event took place at the Kulturhistorisk Museum in Oslo, Norway on Saturday … Continue reading

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2016 June 10: Contains Explicit content for good knowledge Aluta Continua

by Tinashe Wakapila I always imagined the liberation of coming out when I was in the closet. The times I came out I felt a burden lift off my chest and weight off my shoulders. That feeling lasted only for a … Continue reading

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2016 June 4: Muholi honored with Courage and Creativity award

by Lerato Dumse Zanele Muholi is the latest honoree for the 2016 Courage and Creativity award. Africa’s Out, an initiative by Wangechi Mutu conferred the award to this talented photographer and activist. The exciting ceremony was hosted at Pioneer Works, New York City (NYC) on June … Continue reading

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2016 May 31: When I make love to you

by Shirley Ndaba I want to crawl inside your mind and make your imagination run wild, I want to lay you down, connect to your body, listen and understand it’s language. I want to reach to the depth of your … Continue reading

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2016 June 2: Reflections galore at Pietermaritzburg F&P book launch

By Lerato Dumse Between signing books and figuring out the Johannesburg vs Pietermaritzburg (PMB) versions of IsiZulu, Faces and Phases (F&P) participants and attendants caught on like a house on fire during the latest F&P book launch. This is despite … Continue reading

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2016 May 14: Not Yet Free concert at Bassline

Text by Lebo Mashifane Photos by Tumi Nkopane The practicals of our PhotoXP have been exciting, they got even more exciting when we went to Joburg CBD. On Saturday 14 May 2016, we shot a concert hosted by 1Future. It … Continue reading

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2016 May 24: The joys and troubles of being a father

by Sharon ‘Sicka’ Mthunzi I think I speak for every parent when I say the best thing that can happen to you is when you are blessed with a child that is a gift from God. It is always great watching … Continue reading

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2016 May 10: I am a strong, queer black woman and a survivor

by Shirley Ndaba (Hendricks) I have been an orphan, had no one to comfort of protect me and I have made it through life. I have seen the darkest shades of darkness, I have been hurt countless times, I fell … Continue reading

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