Friday, July 17, 2009

What does it mean to be an African lesbian?

Read as Sokari Ekine profiles South African photo activist Zanele Mutholi. Read and take a look at these powerful images.

Zanele's photographic work challenges the many stereotypes of African womanhood, femininity, masculinity and victimhood often displayed by the media both on the continent and abroad. At the same time she allows herself - and us - to celebrate not just our bodies but what they do and give to us.