Tag Archives: Violence

2017 July 12: Enraged by Amsterdam attack

8 July 2017, Amsterdam. I’m feeling so enraged by the incident captured on video and the wrong information that is circulating in various media platforms who have not even received feedback from the witnesses.   These are the facts: On Saturday … Continue reading

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2015 Oct. 9: Muholi presents at the Penny Stamps Distinguished Speaker Series

Text by Lerato Dumse Photos by Lerato and Constanza McKinstry A total 360º is the best way to describe the change of weather that awaited Zanele Muholi and I when we arrived in Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA). Unlike the windy … Continue reading

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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

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2014 June 20: Difficult Screenings

By Pam Dlungwana   Where We’re At! Other Voices on Gender is an exhibition curated by Christine Eyene at the Bozar Palais Des Beaux-Arts Brussels as part of the month of Photography 2014. As a curatorial project it aimed to … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.20: “Walking Corpse”

Marred & dictated to, by none that created I. Jailed into faculties that were insisted upon, way before my existence. Pathways of Myself, pre-determined by structures that had lesser understandings of the complexities of human. Born and raised into the … Continue reading

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2013 April 28: Bleak freedom for black lesbians in South Africa

by Lesego Tlhwale While many South Africans gathered at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa to commemorate nineteen years of freedom, the LGBTI community in Ekurhuleni gathered in Daveyton to bury Patricia ‘Pat’ Mashigo whose lifeless body was found … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 12: Mo(u)rning in the morning

by Charmain Carrol To pay my last respect to my partner should s/he passes on? Would I be allowed to honour her life the way that any women would to her husband. Yes we are not married, love is not … Continue reading

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