• MOXIE Chats

    MOXIE Chats … w/ Don Calya

    Alternative, rebellious, cheeky and honest. These are all words used to describe our featured interviewee for this month, Don Calya. Full disclosure, she’s also my bb sister so I did not have to go too far to catch up with…

  • Creative Things

    The Cycles of Life

    by chosen sunflower – I would like to share with you, a few of my many names, I am Mbaliyekhethelo and it means chosen flower. I am one person with many personalities that come out when I write, draw, speak…

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    MOXIE Chats to … Black Amara

    by michel’le donnelly I don’t even know how to start with how excited I am to be able to share this chat with all you MOXIE readers! Perhaps I’m biased because I know Charmaine and think she is such a…

  • Creative Things

    The Japanese Flowers

    by Lily Paulus Once upon a time in a land like no other, lived three kings… Triton, Blaze and Phanes. They each had one daughter. Triton’s daughter Lily, the Princess of Water. Blaze’s daughter Lilac, the Princess of Fire and…

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    MOXIE Chats to … Black Birds Creative Arts Co.

    When I moved back to Sydney, one the first things I did was search for any shows, films, poetry slams, book clubs run by womxn of colour. FInally, after some months of searching, I stumbled upon Black Birds Creative Arts. Co. Founded…

  • MOXIE Thoughts

    Life is Unpredictable

    So I’ve been contemplating writing about my experience for some time now. I didn’t want it to be misjudged as a cry for attention but nevertheless the awareness is greater than what people think these days. At first I was…

  • Creative Things

    Alive

    By Tshepo Jamillah Moyo   You are sunshine yellow. The lightness in the air. The little bit of scent the breeze carries in spring. You’re the skirts that bellow. The glowing skin. The dreadlock that does what it wants. You’re the…

  • MOXIE Thoughts

    Forced Abortions

    by Tshego Senne   The conversation about abortion is in no way a new one. For decades, people have chosen one side of the pro-choice or ‘choose life’ coin even though it feels ludicrous to argue about any individual’s right…

  • Creative Things

    Lazy Sunday

    by Mbaliyekhethelo AKA Chosen Sunflower   New Chapters means starting anew, hitting the refresh button and just take things as they come, day by day, moment by moment. I am elated to be closing off a past that is filled…

  • Creative Things

    No more compromising

    By Zubaydah Bashir   A few years ago, I would not have told you I wanted to be a filmmaker, or be involved in activism. I would have given you an entire list of occupations I couldn’t even remember today.…