Pre – Colonial Igboland: On Woman to Woman Marriage (Repost)

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By Cosmic Yoruba Nwando Achebe writes that “woman-to-woman marriage in Africa has absolutely nothing to do with homosexuality” (emphasis, hers)…and I actually agree with this…kind of. While I strongly believe in pre-colonial lesbian secret societies littered across the African continent, at the risk of falling into the trap of Eurocentric and Western (mis)understanding of African social institutions, it […]
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Love language

By HomoSenegalensis *Trigger warning: sexual assault As of late, my lover has this habit of calling me in the middle of the night “just to say goodnight”, but that of course always ends up in long conversations. A couple of weeks ago, we talked about language. To be precise, I went on a long monologue […]
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HOLAA Loves: Talking being Black, African, female and queer on The Daily Maverick Show with Kingsley Kipury and Maneo Refileo Mohale

We got to jump onto The Daily Maverick Show speaking about being an African Queer Woman in this day and age. Of course Maneo Refileo Mohale came and formed part of the squad. We spoke identity, speaking to the community, being able to find yourself and just generally jamming life. And we got to speak […]
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