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By Annonymous and Enamoured Lover. My heart painfully contracts inside my chest and feels too tight and too big all at the same time. I have watched you from afar for some time now. Intrigued at first. Interested in your appeal. You reminded me of a girl I used to love. A girl I still […]
By Chykychy It’s Friday night, and I’m home listening to reggae over a glass of red wine. Which ideally, shouldn’t be a big deal, but this isn’t me. I’m a social being, I love being around people. But what I hate is being around people, yet still feeling alone. And that’s exactly why I’m here. Drinking wine. […]
Date limite de soumissions: 10 Septembre 2017 La scène artistique Africaine est en plein essor ! Les artistes du continent et de la diaspora, émergent-e-s et chevronné-e-s, initié-e-s et outsiders, sont en train d’élargir et de redynamiser les diverses pratiques visuelles du continent à travers de nouveaux langages, de nouvelles images et de nouveaux médias, créant […]
Deadline for Submissions: September 10, 2017 The African arts scene is surging! Artists on the continent and the diaspora, new and established, insiders and outsiders, are reinvigorating and extending Africa’s diverse visual practices with new languages, new images, and new media, creating expressive, authentic work that speaks in powerful and nuanced ways to the African […]
During our travels to East Africa we have had the opportunity to be in some really funky spaces! This time around we partnered with NGHLRC’s Because Womxn Collective to hold a #PleaseHerNairobi session. By the end over 50 women showed up to chat safe sex, getting tested, consent, asking for the sex you want. For […]
Here is a snap shot of the time we had in CFCS, Changing Faces Changing Spaces Conference (CFCS VI) is Africa’s largest convening of the continent’s LGBTI and sex worker movements. It was a vortex of moving parts but we loved it. We met some incredible people, attended the CAL LBT women’s pre-conference, facilitated the […]
“Why do I watch porn? It’s like, sometimes you want to go out to brunch with friends and all drink mimosas together. And sometimes you just want to have a glass of wine in bed by yourself.” – Maxine, The Carmichael Show. It seems like just about everyone watches porn. Even straight women love lesbian porn. Like, they love […]
By ‘Bree’ Brought to you by the Guernica/PEN Flash Series. This piece is from Guernica/PEN Flash Series from a Nigerian writer they encountered while working on a report documenting the effects of Nigeria’s repressive anti-LGBT laws. The current situation is so threatening the writer requested they maintain her complete anonymity. A different version of this piece appeared in Blessed […]
We brought together women of from Zimbabwe, Kenya and South Africa of different ages, relationship statuses and sexual orientations. We wont lie, sometimes we were kind of scared that things would get a little too lit. The conversation centred around how we learn about our sex, how the conversations we have in our youth affects our […]
By GayKindaLove I would marry you if I wasn’t already in love with your words. Now, it would be hard to distinguish you from your words and then I’d constantly fear what would happen to you and me if you ever ran out of words or were too tired to write for me, about me […]