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Cindy Govender

CINDY GOVENDER is a freelance writer.

Rites of Passage:
John Trengove’s The Wound

When Elias Ribeiro, a Brazilian-born, Cape Town-based producer, came out at 22, his life transformed and his ability to function at all levels became more authentic. “I could breathe once I came out. I think it was the first time [that] I took a full breath of air to my full lung capacity,” Ribeiro says.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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