Monthly Archives: July 2015

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 … Continue reading

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No Sanctuary for Black Girls

Originally posted on KwaVokotheka:
As I sit in a corner with a sharp, painful feeling in my stomach as I shout ndiyalunywa there’s a burning ache at the pit of my stomach. An ulcer that grows with each day my…

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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…

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URGENT ALERT: Defend the Independence of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Originally posted on CAL Advocacy Blog:
Background On 25 April 2015 the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights voted in favor of granting the Coalition of African Lesbians [CAL] Observer Status. This came after a seven year struggle by…

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[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 … Continue reading

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