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Brave and bold Jina decolonises through dance
Brave and bold Jina decolonises through dance
Sitting on a circular mound in The Nunnery at the University of the Witwatersrand’s (Wits) Theatre Complex is Kieron Jina, one of the country’s...
​Uganda jails women activist to silence her
​Uganda jails women activist to silence her
Ugandan queer and women’s rights activist Stella Nyanzi is being kept in prison to prevent her criticising government, her supporters say.
The collateral damage in Africa’s anti-homosexuality laws
The collateral damage in Africa’s anti-homosexuality laws
“We know where your children go to school. We are going to rape your daughters and turn your boys into homosexuals if you don’t stop defending...
Drive to save Tunisia’s only queer shelter from closure
Drive to save Tunisia’s only queer shelter from closure
For two-and-a-half years, Amina Sboui has been renting a five-bedroomed house in Tunisia to serve as a shelter for the country’s homeless queer...
US conservatism funds churches in Africa, stifling queer rights
US conservatism funds churches in Africa, stifling queer rights
For most of his life, in addition to being a staunchly religious man, Peter Gichira was also staunchly homophobic.
Queer people fight for fair representation in the media
Queer people fight for fair representation in the media
Associated Press recently announced its acceptance of the gender pronouns “they”, “them” and “their” when referring to nonbinary people...
On our lists this week: Cassava Republic, Vivek Shraya and Kamasi Washington
On our lists this week: Cassava Republic, Vivek Shraya and Kamasi Washington
THE READING LISTCassava Republic. The other day, on a whim, I gave someone dear a copy of Teju Cole’s...
Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI+ children?
Why are our schools unsafe for LGBTQI+ children?
LGBTQI+ South Africans face discrimination on a daily basis, despite constitutional protections. Whether they are at school, out...
​Victory for queer kids in Limpopo equality court ruling
​Victory for queer kids in Limpopo equality court ruling
The Seshego equality court has ordered the Limpopo education department to pay Nare Mphela, a transgender woman, R60 000 in compensation for...
And the word was ... How a writer can promote hatred
And the word was ... How a writer can promote hatred
Freddy Mathekga holds veteran journalist Jon Qwelane in high esteem, describing him as “a prominent writer; a noble man”.
Malawi to halt prosecutions against LGBTI community
Malawi to halt prosecutions against LGBTI community
For as long as he can remember, Chikumbutso Nyondo had one simple piece of advice about preventing HIV drilled into his head again and again: get...
​Queer students battle for inclusion
​Queer students battle for inclusion
The youth grabbed Dewaldt Visser by the collar, spat in his face and said: “Fok off uit hierdie huis uit. Jy behoort nie hier nie. [Fuck off out...

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