Immaterial Treasure

By Zuzu My brand is not BLACK My trademark isn’t LESBIAN You will not find me on the shelves priced at 99 BLACK rands and 99 LESBIAN cents My elegance is not found on aisle figure “femme” neither flowing onto aisle figure “butch” My barcode will not scan unnatural My identity is not manufactured on […]
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Double Trouble

By Thulie Love I have always been optimistic because I have never have any reason not to be (really). It has always been like a driving force in my life and it has worked a lot of time. I admit that sometimes it didn’t but still there was always something to learn that would lead […]
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Getting Bi.

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By Tshegofatso I guess I’ve always identified as Bisexual. Before I even knew that such a label existed I was attracted to both boys and girls and it wasn’t an issue for me. In my eyes I liked who I liked and I felt no need to tell anyone or to explain it. The first sign that […]
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This is the African Woman?

  Do you know about the War against Women? Do you know about the female infanticide because I am not male –Woman? Do you know about the dowry deaths because I was not a virgin when I got married –Woman? Do you know about the honour killings for perceived immoral behaviour, Just because I was […]
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Existencia Lésbica Afrocolobiana

Por Audre María Lorde Matamba   Hace varios meses, me di a la tarea  de   localizar al mayor número posible de mujeres lesbianas afrodescendientes, a través de la Internet. Además de que lo hice vía  Internet,  me valí de un pseudónimo  para  contactar a  muchas de las que hoy en día son  integrantes activas de […]
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RIDDLE: LBGTQI (S)?

By Tatenda  Not Lesbian: I’m attracted to and desire women, but not exclusively. Not Heterosexual: I date men, but not exclusively. Not Bisexual: I don’t subscribe to the gender binary. Not Pansexual: I can’t say that I am something that I do not fully understand or practise. ——————— Me: So what am I? Bigot: A slut! Me: Queer isn’t it?
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The (Wo)menstrual Cycle

By Mantis I was born female. At 3.46kg I was said to be normal and able to live my life to the fullest. My life was predicted to end after at least 85 glorious years on this earthly plane by the nurse. Simple mathematics was applied to a life said to be normal. My life […]
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