كيف ندعم الأشخاص في العلاقات المسيئة: (How to support someone in an abusive relationship)

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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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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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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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Beneath The Bruises

Siphumeze Khundayi, Ithongo Musings, Queer, QWOC, same sex abuse, #QueeringTheCloak
By Nyar Afrika Beneath the bruises is a woman healing Discovering herself Finding a voice. Letting go of her fears Being reborn a new. Learning to say no.   Beneath the bruises is a woman standing up for herself. She is speaking out because she is tired Tired of being the victim. She wants to […]
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Wanja

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By Chediac Higashi Wanja walked quickly, the stones on the road poking her through her thin-soled shoes. The air was merely cool but because of the pace at which she walked it became cold against her skin, nipping at her nose and cheeks. Despite this, Wanja was sweating. Her armpits were moist and itchy, this was […]
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Sur l’importance de parler du viol au sein des communautés lesbiennes

Siphumeze Khundayi, Ithongo Musings, Queer, QWOC, same sex abuse, #QueeringTheCloak
Par NYAR Afrika For the english version click here 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,… […]
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Is there a growing porn production scene in Nigeria?

By Cosmic Yoruba  The porn culture in Nigeria is growing: Nigerians are said to consume the most porn online, surpassing the United States. Now, a small number of Nigerian producers are creating a home-grown industry by making and sharing sexually explicit content online. Three years ago, when Nigerian actress Afrocandy released her sexually explicit film Destructive Instinct, […]
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