By ‘A lover of women’ I had always found women intriguing. I did not necessarily see it as a sexual , more like a sense of admiration for everything they were. I was drawn in to how strong they were, how soft at the same time. They were beautiful, wise whilst still sometimes being so […]
A beautiful opening to a show with a narrative worth engaging with. Chapter 2 Section 9 refers to that section of South Africa’s constitution guaranteeing the right to gender equality and sexual orientation. This theatre production explores the disparity between the right to equality regarding gender and sexual orientation and the violence experienced by lesbian woman in South […]
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.
By Dyke Road/ @dykeroadbaby If you lived in Nigeria where it’s almost illegal to be gay or lesbian would you feel confident in coming out to your doctor? I had to recently. I did not feel scared of being judged because I could not give a rat’s ass what she thought. I was more concerned about my […]
By Thando Fuze / @Thando_Fuze When I grow up I want to be…me. Soul shaken, dancing to Sunday afternoon jazz, pride screaming in the dark corners of my strength yelling to get out with love, the size of a colour spectrum seeping through my childhood scars. When I grow up, Stars will be my lucky charms. […]
By Kagure Dear Family, This is one of those letters. Where you don’t know where to start because you’re scared that to start this will spell the end of something else. Normalcy for one. The way you view me for another.
By Kagure Stop knocking bi girls. The arguments against us are nonsense. For one we are often more committed than lesbians. OK that may not necessarily be true but we are certainly no more rogue than them. We are judged on who we have the possibility of loving or being attracted to. The fact that […]
By Kagure Apparently I have worse gaydar than the homophobes in my family. This is not something I am willing to take very lightly. Twice in one holiday I have been sitting in my cocoon of self knowledge only to be told by two separate family members that they have known for ages that I […]