I didn’t know…

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By HomoSenegalensis It’s been over a month and my soul still hurts the same. They say it takes time to get over things like this. I had naively hoped that it would get easier after a month. But I didn’t know. I didn’t know the pain would get worse with time. I didn’t know I […]
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Tonight

HOLAAfrica, African LGBTI, Queer Women, Love, Erotica
By Kare Kibaara I will see her tonight. She will be in a long skirt. As she comes my way, my knees will start knocking against each other and my palms will sweat rives. My forehead will be hotter than a flame but colder than ice to the touch. But not for long because one […]
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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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