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Chanel J Retief is a 23 years old student studying journalism, media and an English degree at one of South Africa’s top Journalism schools, Rhodes University. She is an aspiring author and her passion lies deeply in writing.
Chanel is the editor-in-chief at her university’s leading student press.
Follow Chanel on Instagram @chanel.red12

Posts contributed to by Chanel Retief

South Africa Embraces Laverne Cox

Writing by Chanel Retief // Illustration by Ayelen Lujan // What Cosmopolitan has decided to do is take back the “mainstream” definition of love and adapt it to something that means more.

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My Body… Not Yours

Writing by Chanel Retief // Photograph by Ethel Nalule // Even though I will always be exposed to ideal standards of beauty on the internet, and I will always love fashion magazines, I do view them in a different light than I did before.

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