Queer: Irie for the Straight Gyal

By Sibongile Oageng K For most of my Life, Queerness was never a concept I associated with myself. It was always something with which I was familiar, yet comfortably detached. I was an ally, safely fighting from behind the wings but never on the brightly lit stage for everyone to see. This way, I wasn’t personally […]
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#iamoneinthree: A call to stand with #RUReferenceList against rape culture

Statement- Wits FMF Feminists *In solidarity with #RUReferenceList: Tuesday 26th April 2016- 1PM- Great Hall steps.* On Sunday, the 17th of April 2016 womyn at the institution currently knows as Rhodes took to the streets of this institution to protest against the institution’s reluctance to deal with sexual assaults on its campus.  These courageous, revolutionary students began […]
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by Mxtrx N And two years later. No one, least of all us, Could ever imagine, We would lay here The moon illuminating your room Soft sounds fill your room  You touch me like you want to soak me in Like you’re remembering And relearning. Connecting. Black bodies Queer bodies. Soft bodies Eye contact and heavy […]
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Revolving Door

By Aisha Ali Haji She looked at her phone as it lit up, slowly inhaling the cigarette in her hand. It was the only light in the dark room. She was sitting at the edge of the bed, her feet hanging on the side. There was an ashtray next to her and every few seconds […]
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