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Top 10 of my Favourite Podcasts of All Time – Part II

This is part II of Top 10 of My Favourite Podcasts of All Time. Check ’em out: Two Dope Queens What started off as hanging out at comedy clubs…

Top 10 of My Favourite Podcasts of All Time – Part 1

Podcasts are my favourite corner on the internet – they are an incredible means of sharing our lived experiences with each other: whether it’s the work we do,…

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Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer is her ‘Fuck You’ Album

I knew that Dirty Computer would be Janelle Monáe’s Fuck You album. After the first two singles, I knew it! The Fuck You album is the album that is…

When a little shame meets determination

[Insert opening line about how hard blogging is, especially if you’re holding down a full time occupation, blah blah blah.] While whatever that opening line is may read true, the other…

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The WhatsApp Interview: The Matte Project founder, Mathahle Stofile, on insisting on that seat at the table

The politics of the black body have long been contentious. Its placement in a society that, to quote Ta-Nehisi Coates, “plunders it,” is a discussion that not only…

Black Privilege is…

[Article first published on Huffington Post] ..Being policed by security personnel when shopping. It’s living with the knowledge that they will keep their eye on you, or even…

#BTheWhistle Against Homophobia in Sport

I hated sport when I was a kid, throughout my teenage years and well into adulthood because I found that it  exists within a hyper-masculine space that I find repellant and toxic. Or is it…

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Gay Privilege is…

…Being ready with a ‘we are both men’ answer to the (dumb) ‘who’s the girl’ question. Being setup on blind dates with ‘other gays’ by heterosexual women friends…

Spare A Thought For Privilege: The Privilege Series

It’s an interesting time to be alive. Ours is the generation that is curating a language that articulates otherness, and by that very act challenges the status quo and…

#FavePodcasts – Another Round talks to NPR’s Audie Cornish…

I am obsessed with podcasts. I think they are a revolutionary alternative to mainstream media. While being deliberate, curated and interest-based content, they are free of censorship and…

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