After the End

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By Dyke Road/ @dykeroadbaby And after its all over, things start to happen differently. Things happen exactly as you wanted them to before it was over. Never mind packing up and moving out being the official goodbye. Staying in touch is cordial and falling into old habits easier. New behaviours, because maybe the goodbye didn’t […]
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Revisiting the essay ‘Homosexuality is ‘unafrican’ in pre-colonial history’

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By Cosmic Yoruba I wrote the essay, “Homosexuality is “unAfrican” in pre-colonial history” a couple of years ago. Thanks to HOLAA!, this essay has gained a lot of views and comments, people reaching out to me on Twitter and via email wanting to learn more or just thanking me. I’ll always be grateful for these […]
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The Sex Problem

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By Tatenda There was something about waking up that never quite agreed with her but she did it anyway, it was part of the contract of being human. This morning, like many others, she woke up smelling like somebody else and trying desperately to silence the accusatory voices in her head. Her only challenge was […]
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On being a gender outsider

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By Sté The more I grow up, the less I feel… womanly. It can be a bit of a surprise to most of the people who’ve seen the skirt – wearing, nail – polish-ed, glitter-and-all-types-of-sweetness person that I am. Wherever I go, in all the spaces I’ve been in, queer or not, I have always […]
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