“You are either alive and proud or you are dead, and when you are dead, you can’t care anyway.” ~ Bantu Steve Biko Today HOLAA! remembers Bantu Steve Biko the father and founder of the Black Consciousness movement. A movement born out of a sense of indignation towards the institutional and systematic racist violence that […]
"What do women do in bed? Doesn't it get boring?’ Senseless questions that need a sensual answer.
How can you not quiver when you think of all the things a woman can do?
How can you not want to spend that extra moment of longing whilst you think and imagine of the tastes and sounds and visuals that come with two women clutching, writhing, moaning, scratching, bonding…coming.
By Cosmicyoruba When I was 17 years old, I reached an epiphany and decided that I would have to learn to love myself first and foremost. It started with meditations, compiling lists of what I loved about myself, standing naked in front of a mirror and praising my beauty. While seemingly mundane, doing this all […]
[slideshow] For our first event on the 9th of August (women’s day in South Africa) we decided to celebrate women in style. What better way to celebrate the women of 56 by giving the women of 2012 a platform to express their creative voices. Visit the HOLAA Facebook Page Follow the site on twitter
By Kerren This post has been a long time coming.. but I am finally at the point where I think that a certain “group” in society really need a little help in looking less like idiots… so here goes: This list is my Top 10 things straight guys should avoid saying to LESBIANS and why they should be […]
[slideshow] Greatmore Studios collaborated with reknowned visual activist Zanele Muholi for an outreach project tailored for LGBTI community whose voices are rarely documented and repoted on. With fellow photographer and facilitator Lindeka Qampi, Muholi crafted a course plan that would teach participants basic photography skills and visual story telling techniques using their homes and immediate enviroments as […]
“To deny sex is to deny life. To reject art is to impoverish yourself, rejecting pleasure and growth. To accept sex and art together is to add to oneself, to be positive instead of negative” HOLAA is calling for women in the continent to tap into their inner sensual, sexual, beautiful and erotic selves and […]
By Thandeka Bhengu/ @MissNinaBrown Throw your bones; You’re dancing on your throne While you’re walking down the streets of your mind And you’re on a natural high. Breathe your dreams You stalked it in your sleep After you stared down the black cat in the yard And it swore to not cross path Feed your flame, […]
By Lame I had a chat with a friend the other day. A chat I wish I could have had with you. I wanted to say I am so sorry. I am sorry that I never gave you a chance, never gave us a chance. In all truth, you were the perfect girlfriend. And I […]
By HitchDyke Yes i have created my own category of lesbians Not to be racist or anything but the western communities have what’s called Lesbians Until Graduation(LUG), the ones who live their entire college years as lesbians and as soon as they graduate they are back to heterosexuality