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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 […]
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 […]
By Lineo Segoete/ @Lineothefeline Photo credits: Lineo Segoete It’s a gorgeous warm Saturday. Cars are slowly slithering down a narrow main road which leads from our national stadium, slices through a taxi rank teeming with people and then connects to a freeway that makes its way past the Central Bank of Lesotho. A bright and colourful […]
Women are doing a lot of things on the internet. Some are tweeting, some are poking, some are taking selfies or pictures of food. Some are emailing their bosses, some are reading news and some are posting twerk videos. In Africa women are doing all these things and much more including smashing all things misogynistic […]
Being amazingly beautiful is something that comes naturally to many African women. Being one, as well as someone whose work day gets stalled by the beauty of these women, I feel I can testify to this. Often our beauty is not celebrated in a sensual, dynamic or even subtle way, often whittling it down to […]
Chubby Vogue Divas is the brain child of Charmain Carrol, a South African beauty and photographer. It celebrates the fuller African figure through the art of photography and a series of interviews. This project is so amazing it even won an award on International Woman’s Day. We caught up with her to ask her about her […]