Tag Archives: Transgenderism

2018 Nov. 10: Unique Transgender Seminar in KwaZulu Natal

Text and photos by Thobeka Bhengu   The transgender seminar is held at the Durban Gay Centre in KwaZulu-Natal once a month. This session was held at the centre on the 10th of November 2018 in the morning. It is … Continue reading

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2017 Sept. 11: ‘Brave Beauties’ Cape Town Chapter

by Zama Shange On August  22, 2017 at 12h30, I received a WhatsApp text from Zanele Muholi: “Would you consider joining us for the Cape Town show to open on 31/08/17”. Needless to say I was stunned, and for a … Continue reading

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2017 July 25: Mellisa Mbambo to represent the KZN LGBTI community at the first Miss Gay RSA

by Yaya Mavundla Mellisa Mbambo is black trans-woman, born 32 years ago in Intshanga, KwaZulu Natal. She is a part time stylist.  Super excited about representing the LGBTI community at the upcoming Miss Gay RSA. The pageant is set to … Continue reading

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2015 Sept. 8: Faces and Phases presented at Hasselblad Foundation

by Lerato Dumse We departed from a sunny and humid Syracuse, New York in the USA on the last day of August 2015. Zanele Muholi was selected as an Artist-In-Residence, a month long stay as part of Light Work AIR. … Continue reading

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2014 June 22: An intimate portrait of Somalian trans-woman

by Abdi Osman   Labeeb is an intimate portrait of Sumaya, a Somali trans-woman. The project consists of large-scale colour photographs, and a double-projection video. Some of the photographs are studio portraits where Sumaya sat for the artist; others depict … Continue reading

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2014 May 27: Miss Gay Jozi 2014 photos

The winner of the 2014 Miss Gay Jozi is the 19 year old Miss Tee Menu from Daveyton. Photos by Smanga Shange       Related article 2014 May 18 :  Glitter, drama & perfection at Miss Gay Jozi 2014   … Continue reading

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2014 March 12: Talkabout – Gabrielle Le Roux and Thekwane ‘Bongi’ Mpisholo

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