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Writer and director of Feminine Lotus, Raymond Motadi
Writer and director of Feminine Lotus, Raymond Motadi

As many celebrate pride month in various ways, Raymond Motadi, also known as Mon_D THE GAY SUPERHERO, has written and directed a short film paying tribute to the movement. Feminine Lotus premieres on SABC1 on 10 June at 7.30pm.

It’s about a depressed transgender woman who is trying to find her place in the world. When she is jolted by the idea of love,  she must go on a journey of self-love.  

I’ve been an activist for many years. While in varsity, I was pushing my movement called Rainboukidz, that was about LGBTIQ+ peer-to-peer education. The film is a fictional story that was inspired by Apryl Tshabalala, a friend I met through Rainboukidz. 

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