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Gillian Schutte

Gillian Schutte

    Has Mutant foretold larney's downfall and it's left him shit-scared?
    Has Mutant foretold larney's downfall and it's left him shit-scared?
    I have been trying to write about Dookoom and Isaac Mutant for the past two weeks – one of those complex, deconstructive pieces. But truth be...
    'Miners Shot Down' an unequal representation of the bigger picture
    'Miners Shot Down' an unequal representation of the bigger picture
    I was asked to present a critique of Rehad Desai’s film Miners Shot Down at a recent Wits Media...
    Pride does justice proud
    Pride does justice proud
    The first Johannesburg People's Pride march took place on October 5 at Constitution Hill and the political nature of the event was clearly...
    Racism and the Whiteness Default
    Racism and the Whiteness Default
    I was invited to debate Pretoria University political philosophy lecturer, Dr Louise Mabille, at the Café Riche in Pretoria on Friday. I...
    'Off with his head!' – the case against Andile Mngxitama
    'Off with his head!' – the case against Andile Mngxitama
    I am totally perplexed by the sudden exposure of Andile Mngxitama's podium "thuggery" and caustic castigation of anyone who...
    Dear White People: Theoretical wars and podium envy
    Dear White People: Theoretical wars and podium envy
    While it was to be expected that the right-wingers would rail loudly against the content of my letter
    Don't vajazzle this jewel
    Don't vajazzle this jewel
    The world is only just coming to terms with saying the word "vagina" out loud and "cunt" remains a term that takes people's...
    No cause to celebrate a racist Pride
    No cause to celebrate a racist Pride
    When the One in Nine campaign disrupted the Jo'burg Gay Pride parade to call for one minute of silence on behalf of the many black lesbians and...
    Feminists slut their stuff
    Feminists slut their stuff
    A tall woman in six-inch heels, a leopard-print miniskirt and torn fishnet stockings stands on the lawn and has a laugh with a man dressed in a...
    Political clichés not thrilling
    Political clichés not thrilling
    Retribution opens by panning across an arid, bleached landscape with a dramatic male voice-over saying something about justice and the...
    We swear this is good for you
    We swear this is good for you
    What is the deal with people and good old natural expletives?