Opinion

The Bachelorette SA: Qiniso van Damme is a princess among...

South Africa’s first Bachelorette is Qiniso van Damme. Those of us who are not picky about our television consumption may remember Qiniso...

The global cult of white supremacy: How the South African radical...

Some radical right-wing South African groups have travelled to the US in efforts to expand their organisational networks Haley...

The SAPS is too caught up in its own contradictions to...

The lockdown protests in Cape Town offered us many laughs but it also showed that the police do know how to approach...

The Hazara community in Pakistan: a test for Imran Khan

By Sonia Qadir and Junaid S. Ahmad Pakistan recently witnessed yet another brutal slaughter of the Hazaras, this time...

Quote This Woman+ on 16 Days of Activism

This year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Violence Against Women coincides with the release of the Wits...

Hell no: The Blitzbokke should not be training with an Israeli...

Opinion  The Israeli 7s rugby team is set to join a training camp with the Blitzbokke in Stellenbosch. When...

We need to look beyond consent in discussions of sex and...

As a sexual violence researcher, one of the most important things I’ve learned about sexual violence, mostly...

The DA’s Deluded or Demagogue Approach To Stellenbosch University

By Luke Waltham The DA’s Federal Congress over the last weekend has resulted in a number of reactions and...

The fight against sexism and GBV must include migrant, refugee women

By Terri Maggott On August 2 2019, numerous reports of violent femicides sent shockwaves through the nation. In the...

Challenging Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination in Black Communities

In South Africa, the month of October has been declared Mental Health Awareness Month with the objective of not only educating the...

Blackfishing: The beauty trend that preys on black women

By Kelly Mutizira  Every few months, blackfishing and cultural appropriation become controversial topics. While cultural appropriation,...

Calling myself “Coloured” gives me the ability to choose new meanings...

Chris Beilings believes persisting with the term “Coloured” is an act of defiance in itself.  The past few months...

Heritage Day- What heritage are we celebrating? Or are we coerced...

by Thand’Olwethu Dlanga When last he addressed the nation President Cyril Ramaphosa was upbeat. In addition to announcing...

I don’t want to call myself Coloured anymore

Words are not benign, says Ling Shepherd “Coloured”, “Boesman”, “Khoisan”, “Hottentot”, “Hotnot” and “Vaal Japie” –  all descriptive words...

Heritage: Trying to understand my complicated relationship with food

I was watching Netflix the other day and happened upon an episode of Chef’s Table with chef Asma Khan. The show features...

Coloured Culture, real or imagined?

By Ling Sheperd Marike de Klerk once said Coloured people are the people that were left behind after all...

I don’t have exes

A personal essay by Thembelihle Ngcai  I’m the only disabled person in my family. I was one of...

If Not The ANC, Then Who?

If parliament had 24 months to make the Electoral Act constitutional by allowing individual citizens to contest elections at all levels, we...

When Disabilities And Inequality Meet In A Pandemic

What happens to the poor during self quarantine? And what happens to the disabled who don’t have support? What happens when you...

Men Are Still Ashamed To Publicly Buy Sanitary Pads

For many, it’s still unusual to see men holding or buying sanitary pads. This stigma results in some men feeling uncomfortable and...
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