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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 Aug. 7: Double Despair

by Siba Nkumbi She never thought rape would still be an issue at her age, or in the year 2015. However, it seems like the human species has allowed it to be an everyday thing. Sadly, she found out the … Continue reading

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2015 March 26: Four generations of black lesbians at the Faces and Phases book launch

Photo Album Photos by Oyi Ndzuzo, SlyPod, Lindeka Qampi, Mannya and Terra Dick. Location:  African Gender Institute, University of Cape Town.                           The panelist of Four generations of … Continue reading

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2015 March 5: A simple universal healing for life’s miseries

by Siba Nkumbi … seeing things as they really are! I went to Worcester for Vipassana meditation, it’s a 10day course where one disconnects from the world to learn the technique spending ten days in noble silence. The only companion … Continue reading

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2015 Feb. 25: I drank again…

by Siba Nkumbi I acknowledged that I suffered from alcoholism but I never fully accepted that I am the cause of my misery. Little things triggered a relapse. Here is a practical example: I lost two jobs in one month, … Continue reading

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2015 Jan. 4: Exploring my femininity as a butch

by Siba Nkumbi I have always been bad with colors, today isn’t any different. I have decided to wear a dress, my partner’s dress (I do not own any dresses), it’s kind of an orange nice little number. It started … Continue reading

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