In Defense of Orgasms Faked

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By Mélisande Deschenel I believe in fake orgasms. I believe in them for the greater good of the moment. Now do not get me wrong, I do not believe in the over-stretched O, seizure-like, tinnitus-inducing kind. Those are just stupid. They’re patently faked and an insult to any sexual being and they’re at their worst […]
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To be black, lesbian, poor, and diagnosed with mental illness means I cannot always exist wholly.

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By Thenjiwe/ @TeaJay_001 In the book, Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde, the introduction speaks of Lorde’s interlocking struggle of being black, a mother to two sons, and a lesbian. Re-reading this introduction, this was as far as I could go. Perhaps, it was because as I write this I am feeling exceptionally fragile. I still fail to find the […]
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HOLAA Loves: Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera, The Founding Mother of the LGBTIQ Ugandan scene

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Here we have an interview by the amazing long time LGBTI activist, editor of Bombastic Magazine, co-founder of Freedom and Roam Uganda (FARUG), Ugandan Lesbian Feminist Troublemaker and all round epic titan Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera. Thank you to Becky, curator of Mon Pi Mon for this amazing interview. Follow Mon on Twitter with @Women4WomenUG What […]
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Dripping desire: Sexually free to roam

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By Annonymous Scenario number one: There has been something that eases us into this particular scenario, whiskey cognac, wine. A lubricant, because no good story of this nature happens without something wet. Then your ‘straight’ friend turns to you and barely audibly states, ‘I could kiss you right now’. Drip.* And…It’s out there, not only […]
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Shame

By Kũi If we were to end, would you be ashamed to say you had loved a woman? Will you speak about us in hushed tones Will I be euphemistically referred to as ‘a friend’, Will you speak about us? If they ask what you were before, And you need to communicate growth that came […]
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