Joy

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by Mxtrx N And two years later. No one, least of all us, Could ever imagine, We would lay here The moon illuminating your room Soft sounds fill your room  You touch me like you want to soak me in Like you’re remembering And relearning. Connecting. Black bodies Queer bodies. Soft bodies Eye contact and heavy […]
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After the End

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By Dyke Road/ @dykeroadbaby And after its all over, things start to happen differently. Things happen exactly as you wanted them to before it was over. Never mind packing up and moving out being the official goodbye. Staying in touch is cordial and falling into old habits easier. New behaviours, because maybe the goodbye didn’t […]
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Love language

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By HomoSenegalensis *Trigger warning: sexual assault As of late, my lover has this habit of calling me in the middle of the night “just to say goodnight”, but that of course always ends up in long conversations. A couple of weeks ago, we talked about language. To be precise, I went on a long monologue […]
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Tonight

HOLAAfrica, African LGBTI, Queer Women, Love, Erotica
By Kare Kibaara I will see her tonight. She will be in a long skirt. As she comes my way, my knees will start knocking against each other and my palms will sweat rives. My forehead will be hotter than a flame but colder than ice to the touch. But not for long because one […]
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Revisiting the essay ‘Homosexuality is ‘unafrican’ in pre-colonial history’

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By Cosmic Yoruba I wrote the essay, “Homosexuality is “unAfrican” in pre-colonial history” a couple of years ago. Thanks to HOLAA!, this essay has gained a lot of views and comments, people reaching out to me on Twitter and via email wanting to learn more or just thanking me. I’ll always be grateful for these […]
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