How women are being used as the front line soldiers in the war against HIV and sexual immorality

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By Kagure Mugo The key stipulation to being awarded a university bursary is being, and remaining, a virgin throughout your undergraduate degree. This is one of the initiatives being used to combat the high prevalence of HIV Aids in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. In uThukela District Municipality matriculants (high school leavers) are being offered Maiden Bursary […]
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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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How we need to be #SexingWhilstFeminist

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By Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah/ @nas009 In an ideal, utopian, feminist world, sex with a feminist will be different, better, more intense, more orgasmic, and just more of all the good stuff that comes with sex – connection, intimacy, fun, laughter, sweat, bodily fluids…you get the picture? And the feminist(s) involved in this act of sexing could be […]
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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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