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How patriarchy and prejudice fuel queerphobia in South African communities

The tragic murder of LGBTI activist and lesbian Noluvo Swelindawo,  during 16 Days of Activism, is disturbingly ironic. According to Sharon Cox, Health and...

The rise of women’s cricket shows that playing like a girl...

In the first of a three-part series on women's cricket, Firdose Moonda reflects on how far recognition of the sport has come and how...

Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire Gives A Nuanced View Into The State’s...

The current political climate is such that anti-immigration and Islamophobic right-wing policies are fast gaining traction. From this climate emerges Kamila Shamsie’s Home Fire,...

Yumna Moosa’s superiors are still trying to prove her as incompetent

Dr Yumna Moosa, whose video about harassment and racism at a public hospital went viral last week said the support she’s received since publishing...

Israel Refused To Let Ghanaian MP Ras Mubarak Into Palestine

Ghanaian Member of Parliament Ras Mubarak was denied entry into the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) by Israel. Mubarak was invited to speak at the...

The Stigma Of Loving Someone Who Died Of AIDS

I make it a point to tell anyone I date that I once had a partner that died of AIDS. So many loved ones...

Eating out in Cape Town: a starter of racism, anyone?

Following a string of much-publicised racist incidents in public spaces around Cape Town last year, criticism of the city as a hub for racism...

How not to be sexist: a beginner’s guide

It's not always easy calling out people when they are being sexist. People can get defensive and use the age-old, "but I don't do...

Imitation Nazi posters cause outrage at Stellenbosch University

On Tuesday, social media was in an uproar as images of slightly edited Nazi propaganda posters were circulated online. The posters have been put...

Unfair practices against black and female lawyers are ‘plain for everybody...

Black lawyers are frustrated by the unequal treatment they are receiving from the South African government and the sidelining of black women legal practitioners....

Clinton Chauke’s ‘Born In Chains’ Tells Why We Need Economic Freedom...

“Growing up as a born free I was told there were a lot of things I could access - education, shelter, even food, sometimes....

Weekly Dissident: On symbols and national heritage

In the Weekly Dissident today, Desmond Mlatha and Mphutlane wa Bofelo warn Rhodes Must Fall campaigners of the danger of using civil disobedience as...

G@tvol Capetonian: What Of The Forgotten Ones? Pt. 1

Insouciance is a characteristic that’s been lodged against coloured people of the Cape for years. In April 2018, however, G@tvol Capetonian arrived to put...

Danish minister says giving Africans birth control will limit migration to...

It wasn’t enough that French President Macron believes Africa is a country, now a Danish minister believes contraceptives are the cure for Africa’s migration...

Palestinian Water Expert: SA Does Not Need Israeli Water Expertise

The water crisis in Cape Town is due to mismanagement, water expert and Palestinian citizen of Israel Mustafa Abu Raiya said in a Facebook...

#BlackoutClifton: disrupting Cape Town’s whitest spaces

Over the past two weeks, posters titled “Blackout Cape Town” have been circulating on social media, calling for an occupation of Clifton Beach and...

Raising children in a sexist world

The wounded child inside many males is a boy who, when he first spoke his truths, was silenced by paternal sadism, by a patriarchal...

Germany And South Africa: Humanity’s Tenuous Relationship With Progress

As genocide and concentration camps have entered our lives through what is happening to the Rohingya people and the internment of immigrant children in...

The Gender Pay Gap Is Just Not Going Away

The Ballito Pro, presented by Billabong, is a professional surfing competition which is currently taking place in KwaZulu Natal form June 25 till July...

The waitress that Qwabe refused to tip highlights her privilege in...

Ashleigh Schultz, the waitress that Ntokozo Qwabe refused to tip, has responded to the whole saga Facebook. She says that she is astonished that this...
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