I am tired of bad sex

By Ruby Woo I am tired of bad sex. Now don’t get me wrong: throughout my twenties, I have had some of the most adventurous and thrilling sexual experiences . But this period also came with some very awkward, uncomfortable and downright dis-pleasurable sexual encounters. And unfortunately, for many women dating cisgender straight men, this […]
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HOLAA, African sexualities, LGBTI, coming out,
By Sibu Malungu I am awake Dreams have been shattered Thank you I am grateful I am in pain My hope for us is gone But it’s okay Now I can fully embrace another Damn, I am here again? Lying to myself When I know that my heart may never heal My hope may never […]
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Branches of light stretch across plains

HOLAA, African sexualities, ithongomusings, revolution, poetry
By Mariam Likimani-De Cock Branches of light stretch across plains Cracked and void of usual intimacy Light filters through the cracks Creates a glow around the emptiness Then spreads through it like music through deserted halls Darkness rushes through Engulfing the light Silencing the music Voices echo through the desolate plains Voices dripping with disapproval […]
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