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The fear of the feminine is futile
The fear of the feminine is futile
I was in grade six. My teacher softly suggested to my grandmother that I must be sent to a boy’s high school, to “man me up” because I played...
The blank black and criminality
The blank black and criminality
Having been burgled soon after I moved into a new house in Melville last year, I am appreciative of (dependent upon?) the services of a security...
Dark forces threaten Member
Dark forces threaten Member
Malusi Gigaba is an Honourable Member, as they say in Parliament. He is, shall we say, a member in good standing.
Ways to be a super queer ally
Ways to be a super queer ally
Allyship has been defined by the Canadian PeerNetBC as “an active, consistent and arduous practice of unlearning and re-evaluating, in which a...
Accountability dies when journalists are killed
Accountability dies when journalists are killed
What does it cost to silence a muckraking reporter? In the Philippines in 2011, officials paid just $250 to hire a journalist-slaying gunman. In...
Anxiety can destroy your life
Anxiety can destroy your life
Anxiety is a disorder in which people become so anxious that even trivial issues result in them experiencing a range of psychosomatic symptoms....
Mummy’s hung in for a long time
Mummy’s hung in for a long time
I must have wondered a few times why the word for an embalmed body, “mummy”, is the same as a term of maternal address but I haven’t ever...
No cinematic escape from Cape Flats life
No cinematic escape from Cape Flats life
Mrs Pakkies first heard the word “rape” on the radio, when she was 26 years old, even though she had been raped since she was a four-year-old...
‘We can, like my mother, be feminist and Zulu at the same time’
‘We can, like my mother, be feminist and Zulu at the same time’
When I was 14, I asked my mother if I could attend the umkhosiwo-mhlanga — the reed dance. Her answer was as emphatic as it was brief:...
Cosatu must introspect and fix itself, fast
Cosatu must introspect and fix itself, fast
Cosatu — the largest and until recently the most important labour federation in the country — is facing an existential crisis.

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