SEX (UALITY): it’s about bodies and the way we relate to them, or is it? (Repost)

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By Tatenda Sometimes bodies tell beautiful stories that get to us. At other times bodies confuse us, make us question ourselves and compel us to walk away or reject them.  Ironically the same body never says the same thing to the same person, let alone different people. Considering that bodies never mean (or tell us) […]
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Coming out

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By Carol I have been sitting out here for four hours now. Or something close to anyway.  I just want to see him once, that is all, and then I will go away and never come back.  I am not supposed to be here.  It is not allowed and I know that.  But I just […]
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Soul Mates

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By Nyar Afrika “I raised you better Mpho! You will not bring a woman into my house!” “But Ma, I love her!” “Bullshit! What do you know about love? Does the Bible say that we should love men or our fellow women? I am ashamed of you! You are a disgrace!” “Ma!” “Quiet Mpho! I […]
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How polyamory is allowing me to grow not only as a partner but a person

By Lyricnotic TW: self harm Very often, when people hear about polyamory, their first reaction is to ask how is it possible to love and live like this with all that we come with as humans. Most of these arguments are rooted in our current socialisation and every premise almost always stems from the assumption that […]
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‘I wish I didn’t care’: On body shaming and trying to be body positive

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by Amanda Hodgeson I have so many other things I should be writing… essays, assignments, reports, and and and… But anyway, at least I am writing something ne Christmas 2016 was nightmarish for me. Short, but fucking traumatic. I, like most black women, have a number of family members who think commenting on your weight […]
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On the Road (Short Story)

This is a piece from our publication called Emergence download it  here. By Jennifer S Ayebazibwe It is safe to say that Neo lived in her head. She owned a library in a small town in Limpopo and spent most of her days with her nose in a book. She loved political non-fiction and enjoyed […]
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