By Ella Jara This poem is about wanting sex. There is nothing more sensual than a woman speaking about her sex except for her telling you she wants to fuck in a series of stanzas. This poem will turn you on, it will make you think, it may even make you…well…you know.
We attended a digital security workshop with APC (Association for Progressive Communications). We learned a whole tonne of things about protecting yourself online and bascially navigating that strange strange place called… THE INTERWEBS. We have more storifies, in case you loved this one. [View the story “#SecureYoSelf: Some tips and tricks on digital security” on Storify]
Thank you so much to Leila Hall for reporting and to Meri Hyöky for the incredible photos. On Saturday May 21, The People’s Matrix Association successfully held their fourth annual public march in Maseru, Lesotho in celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). As has been the case in previous years, the march was […]
HOLAA! is collecting stories and thoughts for an ‘artistic journal’ by African Queer Women. This edition will be hosted on Q-Zine and other platforms. The theme will be ‘Emergence’ and is all about African queer women coming up and coming out on to the stage that is the digital and artistic realm. It is all […]
By HOLAA ed We believe in putting everything online, that is what part of this project is all about! So we asked participants to Instagram and tweet about their experiences and we as HOLAA! were there to document it when they got too distracted by the work there were doing! Here is the storify of […]
By HOLAA ed This project forms a part of a larger project making sure that African queer women document their love, their lives and their existence. This falls into the larger HOLAA! paradigm as we have conversations, spread information, archive stories on love, lust, work, family everything. This is just one part of a bigger […]
By HOLAA ed A book full of the stories of Malawaian lesbian and gender non-conforming individuals. What could be better than that? The anthology has been described as: ‘a ground-breaking collection brings together the life stories of eleven lesbian, bisexual and gender-nonconforming Malawians. Told in the contributors’ own words, these powerful narratives shed light on a […]
By HOLAA ed, In this short photo essay we are allowed a sneak peek into the wedding of Lunga and the person she calls ‘her butch’ Cindy. The pair are both from Mohlakeng, Gauteng South Africa and met on the 5th of November 2009. They got engaged on the 25th of December 2011, with the […]