QUEERING LOVE PART II: Love in the time of patriarchy

By Bel South Fight the patriarchy! (In your own home) Fighting the patriarchy, the straight-thinking upward mobility-obsessed power-hungry patriarchy, is a mission.   There are so many ripe examples at hand: The Big-bullied Penis-swinging Trump-Zuma’s of the world, violently and deafeningly taking up valuable resources, mind-space and heart-space; The Patronising Boss, who, on a daily […]
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Staying in the closet as self care

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By MaThoko To a younger me – “Don’t come out, if you don’t want to” Coming out – the act of announcing, publicising/disclosing or declaring your sexuality has been a staple of LGBTI activism and advocacy since the 1970s. Promoted by the Gay Liberation Front – a collective of gay groups – coming out was utilised as a […]
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Une Pride Africaine ?

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Une Pride Africaine ? en Anglais Le mois de Juin était le mois de la Pride LGBTIQ+ (aussi appelée fierté LGBT), un moment particulier pendant lequel le drapeau arc-en-ciel est brandi et les membres de la communauté LGBTIQ+ et leurs alliés paradent dans les rues pour célébrer les diversités sexuelles. Pour beaucoup, la Pride équivaut à […]
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