Tag: heteronormativity

So, Are You Straight or Nah?: Understanding Heteronormativity

Gender & Identity,Sex, Relationships & Love

So, Are You Straight or Nah?: Understanding Heteronormativity

Sometimes in polite conversation you gotta use ten dollar words in a three dollar conversation a.k.a. you gotta…

On Gender Roles: “Sister, Who Is the Girl in Your Relationship?”

Gender & Identity

On Gender Roles: “Sister, Who Is the Girl in Your Relationship?”

Helen’s right eye twitched when Amaka rushed ahead of her to open the restaurant door. It twitched some…

Whats in a dress?: Queer Femininity as Political

Politics & Lifestyle

Whats in a dress?: Queer Femininity as Political

What’s in a dress? In our case as queer womxn and non-binary folx a lot. Whether intentional or…

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

Politics & Lifestyle

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

By Cosmic Yoruba   Nwando Achebe writes that “woman-to-woman marriage in Africa has absolutely nothing to do with homosexuality” (emphasis,…

The Children who started the fire Pt I

Love & Relationships

The Children who started the fire Pt I

By Ashley Makue/ @AfroElleMag @Afrofiend  Some children dry the leaves from watching the tree too long; sometimes trees…

So, I Let a Guy Fuck Me

Sex

So, I Let a Guy Fuck Me

By Dyke Road/@dykeroadbaby So I let a guy fuck me. It wasn't cloth-ripping or somewhat perverted. It wasn't hot in…

Pimping out my bisexuality: Confessions of tired brown bisexual

Sex

Pimping out my bisexuality: Confessions of tired brown bisexual

By a Tired Brown Bi Woman I have felt compelled to write this after I have heard the…

Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part I

Blog,Politics & Lifestyle

Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part I

[Content/Trigger Warning: abuse trauma]   “How many really know what love is? Millions never will,” – Alicia Keys,…

Not all queers want to be queens: The dominant to precarious queer spectrum

Afro Sexual Politics

Not all queers want to be queens: The dominant to precarious queer spectrum

By Kneo Mokgopa There are straight women who entertain and accessorise themselves with eccentric and loud gay men…

A little longer: A plea for full existence

Politics & Lifestyle

A little longer: A plea for full existence

By Kenyan Annonymous Dear Family, This is one of those letters. Where you don’t know where to start…

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