Tag Archives: Politics

2017 April 27: 23 Years of ‘Freedom’

“The prospect of being given a second chance after 1994 is rather intricate, I say to you now; I am the change I want to see in South Africa. As much as I was once left bruised, violated, lied to, … Continue reading

Posted in Activists Act, Africans Abroad, Alternative family, Another Approach Is Possible, Articles, Beautiful people, Being heard, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2016 Sept.13: My path to freedom and love for Self

My Life story I could never have imagined the day would come where I could proudly say, I am a MAN! My journey, though not yet over, has tested my resilience, my sense of self and has taught me to … Continue reading

Posted in 'We live in fear', Article by Karabo Sebetoane, Complexities of Transitioning, Female to Male (FTM), Freedom to be..., Resilience, Transition, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

2015 March 19: The censored and oppressed recognized

by Lerato Dumse While many choose to play it safe in life, with comfortable 9-5pm jobs, living in safe neighborhoods, engaging in safe conversations, and staying out of their corrupt government and their associate’s way. There are brave women and … Continue reading

Posted in Another Approach Is Possible, Archived memories, Creating awareness, Expression, Power of the Voice, South Africa, We Are You, We Care, We Still Can with/out Resources, Writing is a Right | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2013 Feb. 12: A dildo is not a man; it’s a fantastic toy…

by Lesego Tlhwale “Lesbians who like to use strap-on dildos, secretly sleeps with man!” This kind of statement I hear frequently in black lesbian spaces, when they talk about sex. So yesterday while we were having a meeting with a group … Continue reading

Posted in South Africa | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

2013 Feb. 8: Mo(u)rning the loss …

In loving memory of Anene Booysen (17) who was brutally murdered in Bredasdorp. As I drove passed Ghandi Square at the Joburg CBD I saw a small group of activists who braved the heavy rain wearing purple t-shirts and other … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

2013 Feb.10: Raped For Who I Am

A review “Raped for who I am” has to be the most difficult documentary I have ever had to watch in recent times. I have found soothing in my ability to remaining oblivious to the realities that pose a great … Continue reading

Posted in Community Mobilizing, Creating awareness, Hate Crimes, South Africa | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

2013 January 31: Sex In Transition book launch

L-R: Amanda Swarr & Zanele Muholi after the Sex In Transition book launch at University of Washington, Seattle, US. Recently published by Amanda Swarr who is a UW associate professor. Swarr did research in South Africa from 1997-2009 Sex in … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment