Body Language

 
Violence begets violence
Violence begets violence
You no longer experience sex the way other people do once you have been raped. The invasion is indelible. It returns to haunt you in many ways...
US gag rule ties SA’s hands
US gag rule ties SA’s hands
South Africa institutionalised liberal abortion laws more than two decades ago, but on January 23 2017, United States President Donald Trump...
The truth? No one is ‘unrapeable’
The truth? No one is ‘unrapeable’
There are people in our society who are perceived to be “unrapeable”. These people — who are often female — are not incapable of...
Youth is not an excuse
Youth is not an excuse
Jahseh Onfroy crammed a wildly successful music career under the stage name XXXTentacion into a short life, which was also characterised by the...
Underage, marginalised, married
Underage, marginalised, married
Sometimes it is important to reflect on how lucky we South Africans are compared with other people in countries such as Sudan. Although we may...
Women, it’s okay to lust like men
Women, it’s okay to lust like men
When a friend invited me over breakfast to watch male strippers with her, a number of thoughts went through my head. The most important was: Do I...
Figureheads won’t help women
Figureheads won’t help women
I recently watched a programme on an SABC news channel about a woman who mixed paints for vehicles. She learnt the skill from her husband, who had...
The family unit is in crisis
The family unit is in crisis
As I read about our country’s problems and reflect on proposed solutions to tackle free education, job shortages and the restoration of the land,...
Islam and the first feminists
Islam and the first feminists
Women in Islam have slayed (with the sword and otherwise) for years. It’s a fact. But these facts are secrets. Just don’t read the Qur’an...
We need our foreign doctors
We need our foreign doctors
Even after more than two decades, Dr Akin Ogunronbi still recalls his first day of training at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town because it was...
Claiming your climax is hard
Claiming your climax is hard
This would have been my crowning moment: I would have taken to the stage and tearfully thanked past lovers and society at large for teaching me my...
Trans people have regrets too
Trans people have regrets too
I rang up my friend Kate after seeing a report on Russia TV about a university in the United Kingdom that reportedly approved then later rejected a...

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