My Own Words…

Its quite important to always remember your virtues, how you as an individual conduct and carry yourself in the world.   I see myself as someone that can manage, adopt and flex my abilities in any given situation. We are all different and entitled to be anything in any form, shape, disguise and projection that…

Interview – Motlatsi

Please define yourself in 7 words Fun, Loving, Writer, Friend, Ambitious, Activist, Human.     Tell us about your initiative and what it strives to achieve The Written Noise is an evolving blog. When i started it I just wanted to have conversations with other young black gay men about the things that were happening…

Meet Motlatsi…

First thing I do in the morning is snooze my alarm!? Lol. Depending on where my mind is, I will either pray or jump out of bed. If I jump out of bed its cause I am afraid I might just go back to sleep. While getting ready and making my bed,  I will check…

Meet Martin….

  06:00: I rise and try to shine. Not something that happens instantaneously for me. I take a little time to warm up. I usually reach for my laptop and see what is happening with my friends, both local and international, and see what is making news headlines. If there is anything to do with…

Meet Sivuyile…

Dear Diary         Meet Sivuyile, affectionately known as “Vej” from a young age.   A ‘social network freak’ – The first thing I do when I wake up is check my Twitter – @Vejinity – if it’s interesting, I spend about an hour of my early morning there. A time that could…

Meet Kagiso….

I wake up in the morning everyday with almost the same routine. Luckily I have a job that allows me the freedom of choice as to when I will be at work and when I will leave. ‘Flexibility’, we don’t find such freedom and as a 23 year old it feels like a blessing every…

Meet Tshepiso

Dear Diary, My days are set in stone. I recently decided – at age 25 – to pursue a new career by studying a different course with the Medical University of South Africa. That’s where the “set in stone” part comes in. I normally have classes from 07h45 till 15h25; ranging from learning about the…