Tag: Africa

Curiosity not (always) condemnation: On the freeing potential of queerness (Repost)

Politics & Lifestyle

Curiosity not (always) condemnation: On the freeing potential of queerness (Repost)

By Anima Adjepong  In my last essay, I discussed a comment I overheard from a Ghanaian woman who…

Pre – Colonial Igboland: On Woman to Woman Marriage (Repost)

Politics & Lifestyle

Pre – Colonial Igboland: On Woman to Woman Marriage (Repost)

By Cosmic Yoruba   Nwando Achebe writes that “woman-to-woman marriage in Africa has absolutely nothing to do with homosexuality” (emphasis,…

All of the Things Women Do.

Love & Relationships

All of the Things Women Do.

"What do women do in bed? Doesn't it get boring?’ Senseless questions that need a sensual answer. How can you not quiver when you think of all the things a woman can do? How can you not want to spend that extra moment of longing whilst you think and imagine of the tastes and sounds and visuals that come with two women clutching, writhing, moaning, scratching, bonding…coming.

The Children who started the fire Pt I

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The Children who started the fire Pt I

By Ashley Makue/ @AfroElleMag @Afrofiend  Some children dry the leaves from watching the tree too long; sometimes trees…

So, I Let a Guy Fuck Me

Sex

So, I Let a Guy Fuck Me

By Dyke Road/@dykeroadbaby So I let a guy fuck me. It wasn't cloth-ripping or somewhat perverted. It wasn't hot in…

HOLAA on HIV: ‘My Girlfriend is HIV+ but we fight through’

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HOLAA on HIV: ‘My Girlfriend is HIV+ but we fight through’

Anonymously submitted through HIV Form First and foremost I would like to applaud you for providing this platform.…

HIV and ME: African LGBTI Women speak on HIV/Aids – Pt II

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HIV and ME: African LGBTI Women speak on HIV/Aids – Pt II

A moment ago we put out a call to start a conversation about how Afro-Queer Women understand, experience and deal…

Different Flavours, One Spoon: On being buddhist, a mother, queer, Zulu and much more

Love & Relationships

Different Flavours, One Spoon: On being buddhist, a mother, queer, Zulu and much more

By Zan “Buddhist?” *insert supporting raised eyebrow here* But isn't that for white people? Plus, don't they pray…

Pap Smear, Oh Dear!

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Pap Smear, Oh Dear!

By Nadine/ @oldladypants Very few things embarrass me. In fact the last time I was embarrassed was when…

Face to Face with Fear

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Face to Face with Fear

  By Nthabiseng I’d like to think that it’s because I have not been on this earth long…

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