Fighting the demons of a queer black woman

HOLAA, African sexualities
By Thato Semele Homo sapiens as a species have got to be the most self-destructive animals I have ever encountered, what with the countless rules, religious and personal views, opinions and rites of passage and the general overwhelming societal expectations. No wonder the attainment of happiness is a goal seldom reached. We are so consumed […]
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The Break Up

By anonymous We broke up, according to me two months ago and I think according to her a month ago. It’s not that I stopped loving her, she reminded me of foggy winter mornings. I needed someone who would remind me of gorgeous summer sunrises. It’s not that I didn’t love her, it’s just I […]
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The Sex Problem

By Tatenda There was something about waking up that never quite agreed with her but she did it anyway, it was part of the contract of being human. This morning, like many others, she woke up smelling like somebody else and trying desperately to silence the accusatory voices in her head. Her only challenge was […]
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