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Saturday, 21 April 2018 17:22

Denver Breda's play 'Rokkie' at Suidoosterfees

Equally ridiculed and celebrated in our communities for their perceived flamboyance, while also in many straight circles accepted with a bit of confused caution, almost everyone on the Cape Flats knows someone who is stereotypically described as a "Kaapse Moffie" but seldom the stories of transgender persons are told from the point of view of and as the main character in a theatrical play.
The transgender persons in most theatre works are usually cast as secondary characters and many times as comic relief, but the plays usually do not revolve around them.
Published in Entertainment News
Monday, 10 October 2016 19:08

THUG #ChangeTheNarrative

Coloured men are usually depicted as violent, volatile and criminal. This type of media representations has had a cumulative effect on the community, which experiences a massively disproportionate incarceration rate in South Africa.  

"Thug" is aligned to the global #ChangeTheNarrative campaign which challenges representation of marginal groups in the media.

Published in Articles