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Haunt #1 | Le Trésor

HAUNT (N):  A PLACE FREQUENTED BY A PARTICULAR PERSON. A HANG-OUT, STOMPING GROUND, A FAVOURED MEETING PLACE. In our new series going by that name, we look at interesting places frequented – and wherever possible – owned by people like us. We pay our first visit to Le Trésor, a lifestyle men’s store in Melville, Johannesburg.    Le Trésor…

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Depression, whoring and a problematic Cucumber

Tiger Meremela at Imbawula

TIGER MAREMELA is a non-gender conforming digital artist and marketer. This story from the Imbawula storytelling archives – recorded live at the dearly departed Bassline – looks back at a depressive episode complicated by a problematic, attractive boy called ‘Cucumber’.         Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share…

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Adulthood and the myth of Independence

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MR EDDIE NDOPU is a black, queer, feminist Disability Activist. He is also a thinker and an uncontested, self-identifying genius. His intellectual muscle and determination to open up the world to all non-binary people has landed him a scholarship to Oxford University, making him the first disabled African to be accepted into the institution. But there’s a catch,…

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The life of Pitti Peacocks | A mockumentary

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As far as menswear institutions go, they don’t come as big, colourful and frenetic as super trade show Pitti Uomo, Florence’s preeminent gift to menswear. While the bi-annual gathering of the world’s sartorial artists and their counterparts in business and media is a huge commercial exercise, it is also the site of extreme posturing and hilarity. Admittedly,…

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