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Last update on February 17, 2020

Zanele Muholi calls herself a photo-activist. As an out lesbian, she documents the lives of other lesbians in Johannesburg, South Africa.

She talks to Jonathan about the horrors women, particularly gay women, face in South Africa, but how she tries to make images of lasting beauty.

Click here to listen to the interview from Radio Netherlands World.

Zanele Muholi’s websiteMapping and Archiving A Visual History of Black Lesbians in post-Apartheid South Africa.