Tag Archives: Writing Women

2013 July 14: Zozo’s family silenced by ‘mourners’

text by Lerato Dumse photos by Thekwane Bongi Mphisholo “I’m disappointed with men, instead of protecting women, we are the ones abusing them with our hands and taking advantage of them. Don’t forget us Dudu, because we loved you and … Continue reading

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2013 June 26: S/he is a Bleeding Man

by Charmain Carrol How does one cross the line with gender roles in our lesbian relationships? As we discover ourselves or are on the quest of discovering ourselves, we have blurred the lines of where one gender begins and where … 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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2013 Feb. 6: Sisonke – What It Means to Me

by Sade Langa Sisonke – togetherness This word carries so much weight, at least for me.  The word, to me took a new meaning for me eight years ago.  It meant, “you don’t need to share DNA with a person … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 4: Stolen Innocence

by Zodwa Nkwinika I screamed, begged you to stop tried to push you off, But you were too strong, I couldn’t get you off me. The more I screamed for help was the more my voice faded, and I got you … Continue reading

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The other me

by Maureen Velile Majola Sometimes tears are frozen and unknown to me Sometimes fear is all my heart feels yet it’s all I don’t need in me Sometimes I lay awake at night when my mind is wide awake Sometimes nothing … Continue reading

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