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Pride week: Panel discussion

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Adam Butler In the words of Nkoli-Fassie Society: “We’re talking about our own biggest crime. Erasing the identities of our fellow queers. Especially when they don’t directly fall within the L/G of LGBTQIAP++.” The panel heading this discussion was composed of Dr Lindsay Kelland and Natalie Donaldson, both UCKAR lecturers …

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Nkoli-Fassie Society Name Change

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Adam Butler Nkoli-Fassie Society has for most of this year gone under the rather tortuous name of “The Society Currently Known as OutRhodes.” As part of this year’s Pride Week, however, an official name changing ceremony was held. The society will henceforth be known as Nkoli-Fassie Society. The change was …

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The embers that still burn.

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Xolisa Ngubelanga Fire has shaped Port Elizabeth and its development, as it has shaped many of our cities. South Africa’s violent history has granted its cities more than their fair share of fires, often sparked by the conflicts between protesters and state forces. In many instances, the communities most affected …

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Inclusivity in Pride

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Adam Butler UCKAR Pride Week has once again rolled around for its 2017 edition – this year, focusing on inclusivity in the LGBTQIA++ community. Recently, debate around racism within the community, and the marginalisation of certain gender identities and sexualities, has stirred up a great deal of controversy. In South …

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#WhyMenReallyAreTrash

men are trash

Chanel Retief and Jessica Bokete Trigger warning: content on sexual assault and violence. 22-year-old Karabo Mokoena’s burnt body was found two weeks ago in Lyndhurst. After going missing on the 28 April 2017, her parents appealed to the public to ensure the safe return of the young woman. According to …

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