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Georgina Guedes

Georgina Guedes is a freelance journalist who loves to bring grey areas under the spotlight. She writes about politics, parenting, feminism and food – but not often in the same articles. She lives in Johannesburg with her husband and two children. You can follow @georginaguedes on Twitter.

Opinion 09 Nov 2016 09:03 am
Trump is minutes away from being declared the next president of the United States of America. GEORGINA GUEDES contemplates how we got here.
Opinion 27 Oct 2016 15:37 pm
The photo of a protesting student smashing a McDonald’s window is shocking but shouldn’t be the only thing prompting a response to the #FeesMustFall movement, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 11 Oct 2016 13:28 pm
The Clinton-Trump presidential debate is a heated one, but one of Trump’s most barbed attacks is simply untrue – a microcosm of his entire campaign, says GEORGINA GUEDES.
Opinion 02 Sep 2016 11:47 am
That schools should accommodate the natural behaviour of black hair is a no-brainer. It’s time for white South Africans to do better at understanding this, says GEORGINA GUEDES.
Opinion 17 Aug 2016 10:08 am
Caster Semenya is running at 4.02pm today. With the rest of South Africa, GEORGINA GUEDES will be celebrating her greatness rather than questioning arbitrary definitions of sex.
Opinion 01 Aug 2016 15:57 pm
The Basic Education Department responded appropriately to concerns over a textbook that promotes rape culture, but says Georgina Guedes, many still don’t see what the fuss is about
Opinion 06 Jul 2016 13:59 pm
For the DA to use Nelson Mandela’s voice and words in an election campaign is condescending and insulting to all – but especially black South Africans, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 01 Jul 2016 05:20 am
The brave journalists who have stood up to the powers at the SABC aren’t just fighting for their jobs; they’re fighting for the freedom of South Africa, says Georgina Guedes.
Opinion 21 Jun 2016 10:33 am
With so many recent gay rights victories, it's possible to become complacent about the cause. Orlando served as a stark reminder for Georgina Guedes about the depth of the hate.
Opinion 08 Jun 2016 15:52 pm
Government communications released photographs showing Zuma and Gordhan talking and laughing. They should have held up a sign saying “government cohesion” says Georgina Guedes.