This project began with a casual conversation between myself (Sipho Gongxeka) and Thato Ramaisa (aka Fela Gucci.) We were interested in the role that fashion and clothing plays in queer culture in township communities. Particularly, how certain stereotypes are perpetuated. For instance, how one’s character, masculinity, gender and sexuality can […]
Person: Thato Ramaisa
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FAKA is a cultural movement and online platform that promotes young black queer voices in current South Africa’s sociopolitical sphere.