Coming-Out Drag

Coming-Out Drag

When I was little I used to call high heels “cluck-cluck shoes” because of that sound – that authoritative smack – they make on the floor with every step. One of my earliest memories was cluck-clucking my way down the…

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I’m The STIG

I’m the STIG

So, I just got back from the clinic, and it’s official… I’m the STIG: Sexually transmitted Infection guy. It was bound to happen, I guess - a few too many times tripping the light fantastic and living la Vida Loca…

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JD’s Coming In And Out Story

JD’s coming in and out story

My coming out story, if one can call it that, has always left me (and whoever cares to listen) chuckling. It is a perfect representation of how JD would handle a situation; in a sort of haphazard fashion, and then…

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Craig’s Brave Story

Craig’s Brave Story

I want to tell you a story. It’s a story I’ve written and rewritten about 100 times over the course of the last 2 years- a story I’ve only ever told 1 person, who consequently advised me not to share…

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Lumko Johnson’s  Brave Story

Lumko Johnson’s Brave Story

I grew up East London with a single mom and later moved to Johannesburg. Fortunately, my family was quite progressive, and I never felt ostracised by them about my sexuality. I was known as the nephew who played with dolls,…

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PARADISE ROAD: A Story Of Hope

PARADISE ROAD: A Story of Hope

Riaan Norval's Brave Story Music was my first love. It’s something I was born to gravitate to. My mother always told me I could sing Sonja Herold’s “Jantjie” before I could speak. I’m grateful for my relationship with music for…

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Majola’s Brave Story

Majola’s brave story

I grew up in a township called Zwelitsha, Zone 2 in the Eastern Cape and lived with my maternal grandmother as my parents were not allowed to stay together since they were unmarried and my mother was still in school.…

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