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Are the Feather Awards and Pride still relevant to queer culture?

by: Moroetsana Serame - 11 October 2018

Are the Feather Awards and Pride still relevant to queer culture?

Queers of a feather, Pride together The past few weeks have been interesting for Queer-hannesburg. They marked the announcement of the nominees of the 10th annual Feather Awards and Soweto Pride which hosted a three-day celebration for the first time this year. Amidst all these festivities important conversations should be had about the impact of...

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Iko Mash is dead

by: admin - 21 July 2017

Iko Mash is dead

Fun, fab and fierce to the last breath. This is how her fans and peers will remember Iko Mash, who succumbed to cancer today. Before there was Caitlyn Jenner or Laverne Cox, decades before transgendered people were visible, there was Iko Mash: openly transgendered, and slaying the entertainment industry by trying her hand at acting,...

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2015 was about things that #MustFall, here are a few things that #MustRise in 2016

by: Lethabo Bogatsu - 7 January 2016

2015 was about things that #MustFall, here are a few things that #MustRise in 2016

From #RhodesMustFall to #FeesMustFall and all the way to #ZumaMustFall, 2015 was the year for falling; but as we enter the new year, Lethabo Afrika Bogatsu has a list of a couple of things that need to rise this year. Young people should exercise their power more #FeesMustFall showed us last year how powerful young...

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Angry, black and gay: An opinion

by: Tshegofatso Mphahlele - 12 June 2015

Angry, black and gay: An opinion

If you’re a gay man living in a township and you’ve never been called stabane, faggot, moffie or had condescending feminine gestures thrown your way, then you, my friend, had a privileged upbringing. Life is hard for young queer individuals growing up in a disenfranchised community. And it isn’t surprising. The Pew Research Center’s 2013...

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