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Gather ye rosebuds while ye may
Gather ye rosebuds while ye may
Now your lonely is somebody else’s. Made by somebody else and handed to you. Ain’t that something? A secondhand lonely.” —...
Slice of Life: Divorce is not a failure
Slice of Life: Divorce is not a failure
I got married in March 2013. It was a very intimate wedding at a hotel in Cape Town. Steven and I always went there at the time of our anniversary....
Court ruling a victory for married transgender people
Court ruling a victory for married transgender people
A recent judgment ensures that transgender people who transitioned after they got married don’t have to get divorced to have their gender reflected...
Uncivil reception at Home Affairs office for women wanting a civil union
Uncivil reception at Home Affairs office for women wanting a civil union
“Why would two women want to get married when there are so many men around?” This was the question a home affairs official at the Mamelodi office...
Less than a third of home affairs officials are willing to marry same-sex couples
Less than a third of home affairs officials are willing to marry same-sex couples
As many South Africans celebrated the home affairs department’s decision to bar anti-gay American pastor Steven Anderson from entering the...
Nothing beats the exhilaration you feel on saying yes! yes! yes! to a life together
Nothing beats the exhilaration you feel on saying yes! yes! yes! to a life together
The first time I saw Ett Venter he was dressed in black. He had long black hair, a black camera slung around his neck and he lay on the ground taking...
Don’t do porn if you're married because you'll probably end up divorced
Don’t do porn if you're married because you'll probably end up divorced
Marriage and porn do not make good bedfellows. That seems obvious, right? Wait, scratch that last part. Starting an article with a rhetorical...
When three is not a crowd
When three is not a crowd
For the Ratlings, the road to polyamory was not a linear one. Brian started checking out polyamory websites a few years into their marriage but only broached the...
Here's a proposal: Keep it private
Here's a proposal: Keep it private
In Holland, nothing says romance quite like the destruction of a neighbour’s home, which makes them temporarily ­destitute and wrecks their...
The witches make men do it
The witches make men do it
South Africa lost a sporting hero last week. Kelly Khumalo lost a boyfriend – and it would seem we all hate her for this. Khumalo has spoken of how...
Syrian refugees say 'I do' to Turks
Syrian refugees say 'I do' to Turks
Sundays usually mean brisk business for Turkish hairdressers. In Reyhanli on the Syrian border, a small shop is bustling with excited future brides...
Bill's delay leaves partners at risk
Bill's delay leaves partners at risk
When the boyfriend of Dolly Hendricks* booted her out of the house, allowing her to take away only a small suitcase of clothing, she wasn’t too...

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