By Cisi Eze I C E, Nigeria “MAY I KISS YOU?” She rushed those words out in one breath. She was shy. Smoking a wrap of weed had not emboldened her. As though her shyness were contagious, you blushed and tore your gaze away. “Aww, shit,” you whispered as you ran your fingers through your […]
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#QueeringTheCloak: Twitter Conversation

HOLAA, HOLAAfrica, Posts, Queer, Africa, Ithongomusings, Photography, LGBTIQ, Queer Women of colour,
We had an online conversation about abuse including sexual, emotional and physical abuse. The idea was to have an array of people speaking about abuse in queer corners and essential lift the ‘cloak of silence covering it’. We invited people and organisations from around the continent to tweet about this topic, and share knowledge, experiences and insight […]
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HOLAA Loves: Beneath The Same Silence- A performance piece on intimate partner violence in a queer woman’s relationship

Beneath The Same Silence, Drama For Life, SexActually, QueeringTheCloak
Can a woman really abuse another woman? Can’t you just…fight it out? Intimate partner violence is not something many imagine happens in same-sex relationships but it does. Beneath the Same Silence explores this dark hidden realm by taking you on the emotional journey of a woman in an abusive relationship. The performance ‘queers the cloak’ […]
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