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Following the international success of Queer Africa: New and Collected Fiction, MaThoko’s Books is delighted to announce a follow-up anthology: Queer Africa II. We invite writers to submit for consideration short stories on a queer African theme. Stories will again be selected and edited by Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba. Queer Africa won the 2014 […]
Here we have an interview by the amazing long time LGBTI activist, editor of Bombastic Magazine, co-founder of Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), Ugandan Lesbian Feminist Troublemaker and all round epic titan Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera. Thank you to Becky, curator of Mon Pi Mon for this amazing interview. Follow Mon on Twitter with @Women4WomenUG What […]
We all love the good life and the night time but have we ever wondered about the people behind the beats? Here we catch up with DJ Cindy and find out a little bit more about who she is, when the lights go on and the sun goes up. Please tell us a little bit […]
We recently got to be a part of an amazing event that was reserved exclusively to bring together of Black women within the community, to share, grow and love one another. According to founder Sivu Siwisa: ‘#ForBlackGirlsOnly’s most fundamental goal is to uplift Black women and begin a conversation that’ll hopefully lead women to place […]
1, 943, 400 impressions, hundreds of posts and trending like crazy out there. African women came out to school people on what the struggle on the continent is all about. This is HERstory. Here is that beautiful story in a series of wild, bold and amazing tweets. For more Storifies click here. For the entire […]
A few of us have been here before, either in abusive relationships or as friends bearing witness to our closest people enduring abusive relationships. Or we’ve experienced both. Either way, it is an emotionally challenging space to be in. If you’re a friend to someone in an abusive relationship, you may feel like you want […]
We gathered together some women who love the deliciousness of other women and asked them to speak on their safe sex practices. They shared wisdom and twitter stayed woke. Thank you to all who engaged in the #SexySafety twitter chat and our partners The Feather Awards. For more Storifies click here. [View the story “#SexySafety- […]
Afro Twitter took to the streets to relay what the #Queerstruggle is to them. This got so wild it was trending for hours. People shared their experiences, thoughts, struggles, pains and everything else in 140 characters. Here is a snap shot. Here is our voice. One tweet at a time. For more Storifies click here. […]
By HOLAA ed. Bisexuals get a lot of hassle. Not sure when all the shade started being thrown but it comes from both the straight and the LGTIQ community. Noticed how I missed the B, seeing as some believe we do not even exist. So seeing as we do not ‘exist’ people tend to make […]
We caught up with the ladies who make up the African Women Association to find out about their amazing Awards as well as the work they do in order to get the low down on the work they are doing promoting African women regionally and globally. Let us start with semantics, with so many different […]