By Lara Gemini Poet I think one day my own sorrows will get used to the same stage, same audience and same soul. I wonder if it is aware that I no longer live in this life. I have never been of this earth. My father told me many times that I am nothing, of […]
By Kerren In the straight world, every couple has one male and one female (stay with me here, I realise it is a complicated equation), in the LESBIAN world, there are two women in a couple. With me so far? Now, how often in the straight world, do we hear the men standing around the […]
*This post was updated to take out the problematic things that were in it. Thank you so much to all those who call us out on our f**kery, because that’s how we grow and don’t spread bad ideas like a bad cold. Never feel shy to call us out. Ever. Thank you for those who […]
By ‘Women who sleep with women’ A few women tell they thought about during sex with their lovely female partners: ‘Sex’ ‘Am I pleasing my partner as much as they are pleasing me?’ ‘Terrible, terrible things.’ ‘She is screaming and moaning…wait…is she faking it?’ ‘What’s on the grocery list this month?’ ‘…*blank mind*…’
[slideshow] This was a once in a blue moon event that featured poets, DJs, live music, photography, film and fashion! Organised by Pandora’s Box and the TNT Factory in Cape Town the night saw beautiful queer women come out and play for this special event that was termed a night for ‘handsome bois and pretty […]
[slideshow] Agenda celebrated 25 years of women’s voices in the academic space and the tireless work by a group of gender activists and feminists. The publication was started as a means of creating a space for the voice of women within male dominated spaces and seeks to now continue to nurture and grow the voice […]
By Velvet Storm I wanted her so much. Lust burned inside me. Looking at her made me think of silks. Of chocolate ice cream. Of ice cubes. Of the way sorbet melts in your mouth. I was literally dying of longing.I loved my husband, dearly. He was amazing in bed. But the fact of the […]
“You are either alive and proud or you are dead, and when you are dead, you can’t care anyway.” ~ Bantu Steve Biko Today HOLAA! remembers Bantu Steve Biko the father and founder of the Black Consciousness movement. A movement born out of a sense of indignation towards the institutional and systematic racist violence that […]
"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.
By Cosmicyoruba When I was 17 years old, I reached an epiphany and decided that I would have to learn to love myself first and foremost. It started with meditations, compiling lists of what I loved about myself, standing naked in front of a mirror and praising my beauty. While seemingly mundane, doing this all […]