HOLAA Loves: Chapter 2 Section 9

A beautiful opening to a show with a narrative worth engaging with. Chapter 2 Section 9 refers to that section of South Africa’s constitution guaranteeing the right to gender equality and sexual orientation. This theatre production explores the disparity between the right to equality regarding gender and sexual orientation and the violence experienced by lesbian woman in South […]
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The Sex Problem

By Tatenda There was something about waking up that never quite agreed with her but she did it anyway, it was part of the contract of being human. This morning, like many others, she woke up smelling like somebody else and trying desperately to silence the accusatory voices in her head. Her only challenge was […]
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Durban Pride 2016

Durban pride this year was a collection of colour and cool people as the LGBTIQ community within the area came together to celebrate, have a few drinks, have a few laughs and bring to light issues close to them. Braving the sometimes wet KZN weather the march continued through Snell Parade, right near the beach […]
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So, I Let a Guy Fuck Me

African Sexualities, African Queer Women, LGBTI
By Dyke Road/@dykeroadbaby So I let a guy fuck me. It wasn’t cloth-ripping or somewhat perverted. It wasn’t hot in a twisted way sex like Frankie and Jay’s on Lip service. There was nothing hot about it. All that it was, was low. I wan’t even hot before I broke down and cried. I didn’t cry in front of him. […]
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Submit to HOLAA!: Call for site contributions

HOLAA! loves to have new voices on the site all the time, and we love the old ones to come through as well. We would love for people to send their work in to be published on the site: photos, artwork, photo essays, blog posts, diary entries, opinions pieces, poems, podcasts, sound bites, videos- we […]
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