Tag Archives: Prejudice

2015 Sept. 10: Muholi in Malmö

As one of the highlights for the Malmö Foto Biennal 2015, talented South African Artivist Zanele Muholi, will open the 10-day event. Muholi will be exhibiting her award-winning series, Faces and Phases, as well as her menstrual art. 234 black … Continue reading

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2015 April 13: Javas approaches new Phase – Marriage

*** The life story was first published in Faces and Phases (2006-14) book***   People call me Javas. I was born in Soweto but now live in Thokoza. I was born in 1974 on 16 December. I have two brothers and … Continue reading

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2013 Oct. 4: I sensed something was wrong

by Christina Mavuma My visit to the clinic was the worst day, I will never forget. This is one of the problems I never imagined myself experiencing, but unfortunately I came across it. On the 17th of October 2012, I … Continue reading

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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

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