Author: Katleho Mositoane

There’s A Need To Come Out

Written by on 24 May 2019

The idea of announcing something as natural as breathing always baffled me. I was fazed by how people make a big deal out of non-heterosexuality. I simply didn’t see the point in ‘coming out’. “Straight people don’t come out, why should we?” I always asked. But that was then. I grew up to understand that […]

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Waiting to see what happens

Written by on 23 May 2019

South Africa is now past the 2019 general elections. The campaigns atmosphere which saw politicians out in full force, making promises to grassroots citizens is now a thing of the past. For some, this means going back to a sad and dark reality. A lot of promises were made to the LGBTQ+ community, too. For […]

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LET’S DEAL WITH THESE WORDS

Written by on 13 May 2019

“I don’t support your lifestyle but it’s your choice, so I can’t judge you.” Let’s deal with these words, shall we? We face a plethora of diverse criticism based on our sexual orientations. But I’d guess that each one of us has, at some stage, heard the above words from people who think they’re liberal […]

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Break the silence around intersex community

Written by on 17 April 2019

The continued silence around the intersex community contributes immensely to the issues facing intersex people and those close to them. This stillness, whether consciously or unconsciously, magnifies the ill-treatment of intersex people – which usually manifests in the coercion of these individuals to “fix” their gender ambiguity. By definition, intersex means “a person born with […]

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