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October, 2016

  • 10 October

    The politics of Hair

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    Compiled by Jordan King Written by Carla Botha Photographs by Mia McCarthy Research by Carla Botha, Mia McCarthy, Yolanda Mdzeke, and Tarisai Madzorera Dear strangers, gawking and staring will not make my hair grow back. Dear mister who once called me an “It” in Pick ‘n Pay, I would just like …

July, 2016

  • 11 July

    The Law is Sexist Too

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    Jordan King  Oscar Pistorius’ sentence was announced on the 7th of July for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. This brought a number of issues to the discussion table. The failure of the justice system and his white privilege that so insultingly allows him to get six years in prison …

May, 2016

  • 15 May

    Feminism for All?

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    By Jessica Bokete (@jess.bokete) What is feminism? What is white feminism? What is intersectionality? These are questions that heard too often, and to understand the feminist movement, it’s important to explain the difference between intersectional feminism and white feminism. White feminism is mainstream feminism – think of it as ‘one size fits …

February, 2016

  • 16 February

    A bro’s guide to feminism

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    (This post originally appeared here and has been republished with permission from the author.) Sean Mongie Isn’t life great brother? For starters, you were born an oke, and there isn’t a better feeling in this life than cruising through the club with your bicep-veins popping and the betties bumping and grinding …