Durban Pride 2016

IMG_8140
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 […]
Read More

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. […]
Read More



Submit to HOLAA!: Call for site contributions

3632049182_5991f7bde52
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 […]
Read More




InBetween

unrequited_love_by_mdangg
By Britannie Richardson We’ve been doing this for almost a year now, this back and forth, break-ups and make-ups. Each time we break up I tell myself and my friends that it’s for real this time because I’m trying hard to make it be. But there are these moments. Our moments. Our moments when she […]
Read More

On being a gender outsider

tumblr_m0i306NIdH1rnbc0jo1_500
By Sté The more I grow up, the less I feel… womanly. It can be a bit of a surprise to most of the people who’ve seen the skirt – wearing, nail – polish-ed, glitter-and-all-types-of-sweetness person that I am. Wherever I go, in all the spaces I’ve been in, queer or not, I have always […]
Read More