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2016 May 17: Launching Kwa-Thema Photo XP

by Lerato Dumse   The session starts with Zanele Muholi asking how many participants are in the project. People have to start writing, and Khanyisile Mtungwa is asked to borrow fellow participants a book for them to write on top … Continue reading

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2015 Jan.20: Year 2014 was not all great

by Shaz “Sicka” Mthunzi Year 2014 A great year has passed, 2014 was a very productive year for me. When it (year) began I wrote down a few goals I wanted to achieve and to my surprise, I achieved them and … Continue reading

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2015 Jan.17: My Durban virgin- ity breaks

by Lebo Mashifane Woz’ eDurban (Come to Durban) Ukuhamba wukubona meaning “To explore is to experience”. The 2014 festive season was quite memorable as opposed to 2013 December holidays. Just like the first climax (orgasm), it was quite a revelation … Continue reading

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2014 Aug. 30: Insightful analysis from the guest speaker

 by Lebo Mashifane On August 29, 2014, Lindeka Qampi, Zanele Muholi, Martha Qumba and myself visited Aurora Girls High School in Zola One, Soweto. It’s a school where Lindeka and Zanele are busy tutoring photography to some learners after school … Continue reading

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2014 June 17: Uprising with EPOC and the black LGBTI community in Ekurhuleni

by Lebo Mashifane   June 16 is known as Youth day in South Africa. On the 16th of June 1976, there was an uprising in the township of Soweto, with students protesting the introduction of Afrikaans in schools, a way to keep … Continue reading

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2014 May 26: EPOC (out)reaching effort

by Lebo Mashifane REPORT   EPOC (Ekurhuleni Pride Organising Committee) is a LGBTI organisation based in Vergenoeg, in KwaThema township, East Rand, Gauteng – South Africa. On May 17th, 2014 about 25 individuals including myself attended an outreach programme organised … Continue reading

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