"I don't need a rainbow to support equality"

2015-06-30 13:12

With America finally allowing gay marriage across the country, everyone is changing their profile pictures in support. Pamela Simpson wonders if this is real support or another Facebook trend.

That man who murdered nine people in America? I know him.

2015-06-19 13:36

In light of the Charleston massacre, Laura Shortridge finds the hatred and attitude of the murderer too familiar. Here's why.

Why are we so hard on millenials?

2015-06-15 17:24

As we commemorate the Soweto uprising of 1976, Louise Ferreira observes that the youth of today constantly have to prove themselves.

This woman fought hard for her freedom, and won

2015-06-08 11:39

Juanita van Zyl finds inspiration in a courageous woman who found freedom beyond disability and its restrictions.

Why can’t we just face our demons?

2015-06-03 09:14

We all have problems, but why is it that some people are more than willing to face theirs than others? This reader tries to figure it out.

You know what should bother you more than false accusations of racism? Racism.

2015-05-22 10:39

Why is it so many people are more concerned about the possibility of someone being falsely accused of racism than about racism itself?

Who is speaking for your vagina?

2015-05-19 15:03

Is your vagina a beaver? Is it gross and smelly and ugly? Dorothy Black takes issue with those that would like you to think so.

Falling off the banting bandwagon

2015-05-19 10:01

A whirlwind relationship with the Tim Noakes diet made Samantha Steele realise that her one true love is really carbs.

Female genital mutilation is not a third world problem

2015-05-11 14:34

This powerful ad campaign depicts female genital mutilation in a very visceral way.

We need to start talking about periods

2015-04-29 10:36

Periods are natural. If we stop being embarrassed by them we can talk about them - and maybe save a girl's life in the process says Jen Thrope.


Why does crying make us feel better?

2015-06-19 13:57

Why do we cry? When do we cry? What happens in our bodies when we cry? And why on earth does it make us feel better?

This Ramadan I plan to better myself

2015-06-19 13:06

Saffiya Ismail shares how she plans on improving different facets of her character while fasting this month.

Am I not black enough for you?

2015-06-15 09:45

Paballo Molahlehi discusses why black people should stop racially policing each other.

I lost my lover, friend and better half

2015-06-08 10:17

This courageous reader shares how losing her husband has affected her, and how she copes.

Feeling sick? It may be mind over matter

2015-05-26 09:46

Your mental health hugely affects your physical well being. A human behavioural expert shows us how to win in both aspects.

Men are not from Mars and women are not from Venus

2015-05-22 10:34

Stop acting like men and women are from different planets. Laura Shortridge tells us why men and women should team up together, even with our differences.

My best friend's suicide

2015-05-19 10:24

It is not easy dealing with loss through death, especially suicide. Hanli Booysen celebrates her best friend's life while coping with his death.

What I learnt about hating my best friend's enemy

2015-05-11 14:55

Is hatred by proxy loyal, or just plain childish? Sam Wilson shares her experience and lesson learnt.

I was wrong about depression

2015-04-29 15:55

Laura Shortridge sets the record straight on what depression is and tells us how it affected her.

We are tainting our humanity with hatred

2015-04-20 14:16

In light of the increased violence we have been seeing in the news, Saffiya Ismail wonders if there is any humanity left in the world.

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