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2015 Aug. 9: Balancing culture and activism

by Jacqui Mseleku-Ngwane In my line of work I have seen so much abuse and injustice that happens in the name of culture. I am a dynamic Zulu woman, raised in a cosmopolitan household so different from normal Zulu households. … 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 July 24: LGBT network emerges from Shell

by Lerato Dumse After spending a year identifying, researching, reaching out, approaching, and convincing senior leaders, Linda Mayekiso succeeded in his plan to see Shell South Africa launch an LGBT network. This event was held on Tuesday, July 21 2015 … Continue reading

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2015 June 26: My Charlottesville caption

by Christie van Zyl Check In: Downtown Mall, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. Tags: Sicka Star-ban Jones, Zanele Muholi Status : It is blazing hot and humid outside, we are housed at the 200 South Street Inn in Charlottesville ,Virginia for the … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.29: Education is primal

  by Tapuwa Moore Edited by Fikile Mazambani Tsohang tu yerr man! Personally I do not advocate for my freedom, I only have an urgent need for human rights based society. Maybe being a marginalized person; a lesbian, a black … Continue reading

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2014 Jan.30: Paraplegic’s bed

by Thuthula Sodumo There are a few things in life that are comfortable and uncomfortable at the same time and a paraplegic’s bed is one of them. It is comfortable because it is made with care with a “sickly” person … Continue reading

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