identity

 
Safely embrace  ‘hoe is life’
Safely embrace  ‘hoe is life’
There have been times when I wondered why being queer felt, socially, like a hot mess. Sure, there were the confusing-sexuality times, being...
Samuel spoke because of the man who stayed in the shadows
Samuel spoke because of the man who stayed in the shadows
My colleague Samuel* is the sixth-born son of Ezekiel*, who had two families in the same neighbourhood of Katlehong in Germiston, a town southeast...
Mixed-race realities collide in cinematic self-portrait
Mixed-race realities collide in cinematic self-portrait
‘And for so long I have wanted to escape into the Dream, to fold my country over my head like a blanket. But this has never been an option,...
Letters to the editor: February 24 to March 2 2017
Letters to the editor: February 24 to March 2 2017
The revelation by the Competition Commission into the currency fixing by major banks exposed a litany of corruption in the financial sector that...
Isn't identity informed by experience?
Isn't identity informed by experience?
In the midst of the turmoil in the Philosophical Society of South Africa (PSSA), I read with interest the
Who has authority to talk about identity?
Who has authority to talk about identity?
The philosophical community of South Africa was rocked by allegations of racism at the annual meeting of the Philosophical Society of South Africa...
Important education lessons from Havana
Important education lessons from Havana
Cuban educationalist Tania Morales de la Cruz, professor of education at the University of Matanzas, understands how the chasms between South...
Zim couple suspect baby switch
Zim couple suspect baby switch
On the first Thursday of November, 23-year-old Tawanda Mutsvene bundled his equally young partner, Definite Chivanga (22), into an early morning...
Transgender woman goes on hunger strike over ID application
Transgender woman goes on hunger strike over ID application
A transgender woman has embarked on a liquid and food hunger strike in an attempt to force the home affairs department to give her an identity...
SA: The future of our dreaming
SA: The future of our dreaming
The merit of Imagined Liberation, by Heribert Adam and Kogila Moodley, is that it reminds us of the imperative of hospitality and of...
Naima Mclean: Identity and 'The Colored Museum'
Naima Mclean: Identity and 'The Colored Museum'
Naima Mclean is a musician, poet and actress who this month stars in the George C Wolfe classic, The Colored Museum, directed by James Ngcobo.
Dark time for critical blackness
Dark time for critical blackness
“I did not feel sorry, when my brother Nhamo died.” So begins Nervous Conditions, an insightful novel by theZimbabwean author...

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