Remembrance

By Nana Brantuo Does my presence make you uneasy? Does my story force you to face truths and realities you’d rather ignore? That’s unfortunate You see, I’ve lived my life Recalling that day Remembering that hour Jumping at the touch of foreign hands Shivering meeting unfamiliar eyes I can’t seem to understand who plays the […]
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This is the African Woman?

  Do you know about the War against Women? Do you know about the female infanticide because I am not male –Woman? Do you know about the dowry deaths because I was not a virgin when I got married –Woman? Do you know about the honour killings for perceived immoral behaviour, Just because I was […]
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Your tongue

By Florence F Khaxas Your tongue likes access to different doors To cages Like identical mountain tops of the Spitzkoppe Your tongue likes Trenches deep in the naked sees, Your tongue loves nature Reaching spots only to be imagined, In this wild jungle we all have ownership Over….individually I love your tongue The wonders it brings […]
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HIV and ME: African LGBTI Women speak on HIV/Aids – Pt II

A moment ago we put out a call to start a conversation about how Afro-Queer Women understand, experience and deal with HIV/Aids.  Below are the second round of thoughts from African LGBTQI women. All responses were submitted anonymously through the HOLAA HIV/Aids submission form. We hope that by reading some of these responses you too will be encouraged […]
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Le problème du sexe

écrit par Tatenda Il y avait quelque chose dans le fait de se réveiller qu’elle n’a jamais vraiment accepté mais elle le faisait quand même : c’était inclus dans le pack « être humain ». Ce matin-là, comme tant d’autres, elle se réveilla avec l’odeur de quelqu’un d’autre et tenta désespérément de faire taire les voix accusatrices dans […]
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Imbondipaiwo kanguva: Kumbiro yeraramo.

NaKagure Hama dzangu. Tsamba iyi ndashaya matangiro nekutya zvaingagumise. Magumo ehupenyu hwandakajaira. Magumo emaonero amunondiita. Iyi tsamba inokwanisa kupiringisha mararamiro edu. Mawonero amunondiita ini pachangu, nemeso enyu Iyi itsamba inesimba rokudzima ndangariro dzedu. Panzvimbo pendangariro idzi potsvetwa zvanhasi. Tsamba iyi ichasandura zvose zvandaiva Panzvimbo pazvo potsvetwa izwi rimwe; NGOCHANI Handichava kasikana kaduku kaye kaitamba mahumbwe […]
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Ouvre-moi, fais-toi plaisir, mais protège-toi ! [Unwrap me, indulge, but cover your tools!]

Voilà ce que les femmes disent pour la plupart une fois qu’elles ont appris les mythes et les faits du sexe entre lesbiennes (entre femmes). Mais c’est à travers la dure réalité que les femmes découvrent tout cela en majorité, quand elles attrapent des MST ou le VIH et le SIDA. Assez bizarrement, beaucoup pensent […]
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