My valued sidekick (poetry)

By Joyline You constantly prove yourself to be a valued sidekick. Our relationship is an opiate I have no desire to kick. Even if some, for varied reasons, may view it as adulterated or sick. When I could do with some sexual healing And the blood in my veins is seething. When I am ravaged […]
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كيف ندعم الأشخاص في العلاقات المسيئة: (How to support someone in an abusive relationship)

HOLAA, HOLAAfrica, Posts, Queer, Africa, Ithongomusings, Photography, LGBTIQ, Queer Women of colour,
Read the English version here. بعضنا تعرض لهذا الموقف من قبل إما أن نكون في علاقات مسيئة أو نكون أصدقاء ونشهد أعز من لدينا وهم يتحملون هذه العلاقات …أو كلا من الموقفين وعلى أي حال فإن هذا من أصعب المواقف التي نجد أنفسنا فيه من الناحية العاطفية. إذا كان لديكِ صديقة أو شخص عزيز عليكِ […]
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Queer women and sexual health: Are you wrapped up sis?

By Kylie Kiunguyu The sexual health of queer women is difficult to discuss when there is such minimal information to share and even fewer protection options but the topic is even more important. For the sexually active heterosexual woman the standard has been set: when in doubt carry your own. Protection that is, we are talking […]
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Should the transgender community be exempt from practicing consent?

Beneath The Same Silence, Drama For Life, SexActually, QueeringTheCloak
By Kylie Kiunguyu  Trigger Warning: physical violence (Editor’s Note: As HOLAA! we are sensitive to a diversity of opinions but also understand how something like this can be triggering. This is a very delicate topic and we invite responses in the comments or in article form. This post is a reblog.) Consent is the basis for […]
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Confessions d’une demisexuelle

Confessions d’une demisexuelle en Anglais Par Aimee’  Demisexuelle : Une personne qui ne ressent de l’attirance sexuelle envers une autre personne qu’après avoir formé un lien émotionnel avec cette dernière, souvent dans le cadre d’une relation amoureuse. Confession #1 : Il m’est quasi impossible d’avoir de légitimes conversations sur les relations amoureuses et le sexe […]
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Sur l’importance de parler du viol au sein des communautés lesbiennes

HOLAA, HOLAAfrica, Posts, Queer, Africa, Ithongomusings, Photography, LGBTIQ, Queer Women of colour,
Par Nyar Afrika Serait-ce la goutte d’eau qui fait déborder le vase ? Que feriez-vous si elle disait non ? Cela fait maintenant des jours que vous vous y préparez ; textos coquins, avances subtiles çà et là… Vient enfin l’heure de passer à l’action. Vous commencez à l’embrasser, la caressez et soudainement,… elle vous répond qu’elle n’est […]
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