Tag Archives: Writings

2015 Jan. 18: “The millennium” lesbian life wasn’t “simple”

FACES AND PHASES (2006-14) Review by Nthabiseng Stoffel The title for me brought great expectation and curiosity. I thought the faces will have more stories/phases of what they had to go through as black lesbian women. Paging through the book … Continue reading

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2015 Jan. 21: A “word porn star’s” heart is captured by some pieces

Book review by Lonwabo Mlabatheki The first time I read about the book was on the net and that’s when I told myself, this book is a must have. Not knowing it captured photographs of faces I was familiar with and of people … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 15: Quotes

Extracted from our South African poet, Sindiwe Magona in her poem “Why I Write” from her book Please, Take Photographs: I write to leave footprints To say: I have been Have lived This is who I am Who I was … Continue reading

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2013 Feb. 12: A dildo is not a man; it’s a fantastic toy…

by Lesego Tlhwale “Lesbians who like to use strap-on dildos, secretly sleeps with man!” This kind of statement I hear frequently in black lesbian spaces, when they talk about sex. So yesterday while we were having a meeting with a group … Continue reading

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2013 Feb.10: Raped For Who I Am

A review “Raped for who I am” has to be the most difficult documentary I have ever had to watch in recent times. I have found soothing in my ability to remaining oblivious to the realities that pose a great … Continue reading

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2012 Dec. 7: Review

… reviewed by Sebe Nkosi PAVING FORWARD (2011) Main character: Nosipho Mahola Featuring: Beverley Palesa Ditsie (Artist/ Activist) first lesbian to come out in Soweto Mosiuoa G.P. Lekota (COPE President) Paddy Nhlapo (Social Activist) Delmas Treason Trialists (Archive) Simon Nkoli … Continue reading

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