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Rape Culture

My initial reaction to the General Secretary of COSATU Zwelinzima Vavi’s story was ‘they’ had finally found something to smear his good name with. To be stripped naked in public like that is something that is hard to come back from, even if in the end you are exonerated. Public perception and thus respect is … Continue reading

Trayvon’s America

It is 1am, there are four of us driving from my last show. What would have been a jolly mood is tainted by a heaviness that has laid siege to the conversation in the car. One voice is speaking softly on the phone. The conversation he is having puts ice in my veins. It seems … Continue reading