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2016 Sept. 15: A decade of Faces and Phases

by Donna A M Smith Johannesburg, September 2016 Much has been written and said about award-winning photographer, Zanele Muholi, and her ground-breaking work of documenting the lives of black lesbians and transgender persons in South Africa and other parts of … Continue reading

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2016 April 18: “I have never seen so many Queer people under one roof…”

by Thembisa Cordelia Mhlawuli We are all born with greatness within, of course greatness is determined by the grace of your services to others. Humanity stands to be the one greatness within, which allows one to see greatness and strive … Continue reading

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2015 Aug. 14: A football match like no other

Text by Siba Nkumbi Photos by Lindeka Qampi Let me begin this one with a question: Why is it that in the history of South African women’s football, in fact women’s sports, we still have male coaches? Show me a … Continue reading

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2015 Jan. 18: “The millennium” lesbian life wasn’t “simple”

FACES AND PHASES (2006-14) Review by Nthabiseng Stoffel The title for me brought great expectation and curiosity. I thought the faces will have more stories/phases of what they had to go through as black lesbian women. Paging through the book … Continue reading

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2014 Jan. 27: If I only had five minutes…

A poem for Brenda Mvula written by her partner Koketso Matlaweng read at the memorial service on the 9th Jan.2014. If I only had five minutes the day you passed away, I would have had time to tell you all … Continue reading

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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

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