‘At least she did not hit me’

*Trigger Warning: physical and emotional abuse* By Ekuba It’s Easter Sunday and I’m not nestled into my partner’s chest or dreaming of chocolate covered Easter eggs. I am pounding the streets of Toronto in the cold, searching for any place that is open at this ungodly hour. Then my emotional-eater self enters a diner and […]
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Exiled Love

By KubanaM (Mankuba)   Standing on the edge of society, A lone soldier in a war you forgot, Redrawing the borders that separate us. We lived out lies just to belong, Altering ourselves to fit the mould of a civilization long forgotten. And our love was strong, Through stolen moments and kisses In secret hideouts […]
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Dykes and babes

By Kechi Nomu Gay was an obscure word until my first year in the University. I mean, in secondary school, I knew that girls did things to themselves in the dark in their hostels; my best girlfriend had written a long amused letter from her boarding school in Oyo State to tell me all about […]
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