Puppets with a cause

By Lineo Segoete Street art refers to the act of creating and performing visual arts in the public domain. It is born from the artist’s desire to directly address burning issues within society through visual messages where everyone can see them. Driven by passion and an eagerness to learn and push creative boundaries, artists fromContinue reading “Puppets with a cause”

Photo essay: The Horror of “Corrective Rape” in South Africa

Originally posted by Slate By David Rosenberg Long before LGBTQ rights were on many countries’ radars, South Africa banned discrimination against gay people in 1996 and legalized same-sex marriage in 2005—the fifth country in the world to do so. Yet many gay men and lesbians in this patriarchal society face extreme and sometimes deadly discrimination. InContinue reading “Photo essay: The Horror of “Corrective Rape” in South Africa”

Crisis in South Africa: The shocking practice of ‘corrective rape’ – aimed at ‘curing’ lesbians

Originally posted by Independent.co.uk By Patrick Strudwick Mvuleni Fana was walking down a quiet alleyway in Springs – 30 miles east of Johannesburg – on her way home from football practice one evening when four men surrounded her and dragged her back to the football stadium. She recognised her attackers. One by one, the menContinue reading “Crisis in South Africa: The shocking practice of ‘corrective rape’ – aimed at ‘curing’ lesbians”

Creative dialogues: engaging with Lesotho’s diaspora

Originally posted on Morija.co.ls By Leila Hall “For the younger generation of the Basotho diaspora, especially, I hope that the Conversations provide the inspiration to do more… I hope that this is an example of what can be done.” Maeder House – one of the oldest recorded buildings in Lesotho – stands quietly and unobtrusively next toContinue reading “Creative dialogues: engaging with Lesotho’s diaspora”