Revisiting the essay ‘Homosexuality is ‘unafrican’ in pre-colonial history’

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By Cosmic Yoruba I wrote the essay, “Homosexuality is “unAfrican” in pre-colonial history” a couple of years ago. Thanks to HOLAA!, this essay has gained a lot of views and comments, people reaching out to me on Twitter and via email wanting to learn more or just thanking me. I’ll always be grateful for these […]
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Consent

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By Tshegofatso Senne Disclaimer: Littered with triggers. *This is a post I wrote for umuntokanje.co.za earlier in 2014 and it’s still close to my heart. In South Africa, the continuous occurrences of rape and sexual assaults are impossible to ignore. And yet you barely see people discussing this problem head on (unless you have these discussions […]
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Faire son coming-out : quelques conseils utiles (coming out to loved ones: a short guide)

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Faire son coming-out est probablement l’une des choses les plus difficiles que l’on est à faire. C’est une tâche pénible, terrifiante et super angoissante. Vous laissez l’angoisse s’accumuler pendant longtemps avant d’avoir le courage de le faire. Pour certains, faire son coming-out n’est rien d’autre qu’une corvée sociale ; quelque chose d’agaçant à faire, oui, mais […]
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Sex toys and Self love (Podcast)

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Sometimes we think hearing someone read things is awesome, so we asked someone to read this post in their beautiful beautiful voice. We like things raw we like things uncut. ‘Part of me learning to love myself also involved delving headfirst into sexuality. As a young “definitely not straight” girl growing up in a heteronormative […]
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