Bright glimpse

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By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili They changed my medication and I’m really happy about that because it’s important that I feel that my medication is helping. It is important that I place a certain amount of faith in my medication working. That it works out. So I feel good today. Really good. And I realise that the reason […]
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Journal d’une Ghanéenne Queer : une découverte de soi et de l’amour [Diary of a Queer Ghanaian : finding myself and love]

African Sexualities, African Queer Women, LGBTI
par BOATENG BOATENG (traduction par Homosenegalensis) J’ai grandi sans jamais vraiment me poser de question sur la sexualité. Petite, j’étais assez potelée et quelque chose me dit que si j’avais été exposée à ma sexualité plus tôt, je ne me serais jamais laissée aller de la sorte. Voyez-vous, je suis la seule fille de la famille, […]
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Detour

Depression, African women stories, HOLAAfrica
By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili I’m here again in the space. A space I don’t want to be in and yet has somewhat become me. I’m depressed. Not the ‘I’m copping and I’m fine and I will be okay’ kind of depressed but more the ‘I hardly eat or sleep or talk and  I swear at my parents […]
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#ForBlackGirlsOnly The Storify

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Sometimes tweets disappear and instagram posts get pushed to the bottom of the timeline, so we decided to archive the #ForBlackGirlsOnly tweets and instagram photos so we could keep that magic forever. Check it out! For more Storifies click here. [View the story “#ForBlackGirlsOnly: trending like the beauty it was” on Storify]
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A very not nice story

By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili *Trigger warning: Sexual assault,self harm Today I got to talk about the one night where something really awful happened to me. And I really am making it seem light by using words like ‘really awful’ but I talked a mouthful about it for the last four months and I think maybe for a […]
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Let’s talk ‘Labels’

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By Audi / @soniaaudi1 There is a lot to me. I stand for the Punk ideals of Anarchy and direct action, but there are days when I think a little Hippie flower power would not hurt. I’m head over heels in love with androgynous bodies, yet I cannot decide whether or not I love femininity […]
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