The semi-colon project

I recently stumbled upon something great on my Facebook newsfeed; which is a strange occurrence, considering that the main purpose of of my Facebook account is to feed me a constant stream of cute kitty pictures. But it is something that combines two of the greatest things int his world: tattoos and semi-colons. I am of course talking about the semi-colon project. But it touches … Continue reading The semi-colon project

Troubled Faith

Originally posted on KwaVokotheka:
The notion of forgiveness that is emphasized within the Christian faith and many other religions has caught my attention time and time again. The main reason for this is because I struggle to forgive myself and sometimes the concept to me is illogical. Living in a country that comes from a well-known history of racial oppression forgiveness has been emphasizes as… Continue reading Troubled Faith

[Guest] On Zizipho Pae and the intersectionality of oppression – Wanelisa Xaba

Recently, after the US Supreme Court decision extending marriage equality nationally in USA, SRC vice-president Zizipho Pae posted a status on Facebook condemning this decision as “institutionalising sin”. This has lead to widespread condemnation by LGBTI persons. Wanelisa Xaba, founder of SAY-F (South African Young Feminist Activist) shares her views on the matter. *** The violence that Zizipho Pae has inflicted upon the gay, queer … Continue reading [Guest] On Zizipho Pae and the intersectionality of oppression – Wanelisa Xaba