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Saturday, May 19th, 2012

New public TV series from South Africa: “I am Woman”

Starting on April 1, South Africa’s public TV channel SABC3 has been running a weekly series called “I am Woman.”  Every week, the show tries to follow the arc of a woman’s journey, the ways in which she comes to understand herself and the world by creating herself as the world and the world as

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

‘Africa’s first* transgender music star’

African governments don’t want us thinking that “homosexuality” is within the realm of their “traditional values”. So these leaders, even Nobel Peace Prize winning ones, use that as an excuse to justify the persecution and lack of protection for...

Friday, August 28th, 2009

THIS IS AFRICAN DANCE

On a recent episode of one of the hundred or so reality shows, America’s Best Dance Crew (a side project of one of the American Pop Idol judges), pop singer Beyonce presented “the Beyonce challenge” to the...