Tag Archives: Homophobia

Homophobia and Gender Violence: Time of the Writer 2014

  The shocking incidence of gender violence in South Africa and the rising tide of homophobia in Africa were recurring themes at the 2014 Time of the Writer Festival in Durban last week. The festival, now in its 17th year, was hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The tone was set […]

We’re Not Laughing!

  South African satire merchants Laugh it Off, can go fuck themselves. Three days ago, the art and culture website Mahala published an open letter from Laugh It Off directed at clothing company Jay Jays. Jay Jays was accused of having copied one of Laugh It Off’s T-shirt designs, the one that plays with the […]