We had a chat with our friend Yaone and now it’s a zine.
I saw thousands of woman take to different social media platforms to share similar experiences of the harassment, violence they had encountered at the hands of their lovers, brothers, friends and fathers. This play was inspired by the events that took place after the death of Karabo Mokoena at the beginning of 2017. Once something…
It’s hard to believe that it’s taken 19 years for a solo female rapper to top the Billboard charts but Cardi came to slay!
by Siphumelele Chagwe
Originally posted on Madiba says…:
On Saturday, 2 September, I was part of a panel discussion with the talented Swankie Mafoko that was hosted by Black Girl. Fat Girl. Magazine at Jozi Book Fair in Newtown. The panel interrogated the representation of black womxn in mainstream media. Generally, I don’t accept these kinds of invitations because I…
The star of ‘Inxeba’, Niza Jay, an actor and activist, hung out with us and took some dope images.
by Tutu Zondo
This film is a huge leap for the types of stories that aren’t being told in our country – rich, diverse stories that begin conversations, stories that make you look at yourself, look at your community, your traditions.
This August, Gun Free South Africa, Black Girl Fat Girl Magazine, Sonke Gender Justice and the Reeva Steenkamp Foundation collaborated on a Women’s month campaign with the aim to raise awareness about gender-based violence in our country.
By Alexia Roussos
words Submitted by Pulane Mafatshe
Yolanda Mazwana is a visual artist (from Jo’burg ,South Africa) who submitted this piece of work to us for our Black Girl Fat Girl Month!!
Thank you Yolanda.
by Siphumelele Garry Chagwe, the founder and editor of BGFG.Women are taught to be small. We need to aspire to be small in size, in character, even our feet and hands are judged on how small they are. We’re “supposed” to be compact, pocket size, forgetable.
We’re everything but.