After the End

New-Covenant-Beginnings
By Dyke Road/ @dykeroadbaby And after its all over, things start to happen differently. Things happen exactly as you wanted them to before it was over. Never mind packing up and moving out being the official goodbye. Staying in touch is cordial and falling into old habits easier. New behaviours, because maybe the goodbye didn’t […]
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She keeps me warm

Love, Poetry, HOLAAfrica
By Atieno Sylvia Fingers interlocked with mine, Heart seemed to breathe out a sigh. I doubt I’d ever been this happy before. Few words spoken, But our hearts beat as one. I turn to look at the one I want to spend a lifetime with. My love. My life. *leave a comment on the post, […]
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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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Seduction

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By Fran She asks me to stand up, stand right in front of her. She tells me to undo my pants and lower them. I hesitate. This is not what I signed up for. She asks me again as her eyes dance with childlike curiosity. I oblige. She watches me silently as I fiddle with […]
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