Fear of Courage

By X Fear of being overbearing to you with my onslaught of admiration echoes deep in my head as images of your impeccable face cloud my mind, hindering my sight to everything else but you. It whispers whimsical notes of a frightened heart and an eager being to line new paths, upending stones that reveal […]
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What is ecstasy?

By Martians Alive To taste that sweet upon sweet; candy syrupiness; honey succulent; sickly-sweetness, when my penchant for kisses slowly caressing your chocolate skin conquers my being. To feel that quiver as it runs through your perfect body when my slender finger grazes your skin, As my strong tongue torments your nipples in my mouth […]
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HOLAA Loves: Proudly Malawian (Anthology of malawian queer women’s stories)

By HOLAA ed A book full of the stories of Malawaian lesbian and gender non-conforming individuals. What could be better than that? The anthology has been described as: ‘a  ground-breaking collection brings together the life stories of eleven lesbian, bisexual and gender-nonconforming Malawians. Told in the contributors’ own words, these powerful narratives shed light on a […]
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HOLAAfrica, African LGBTI, Queer Women, Love, Erotica
By Milian Miles The entire trip home I fantasized about my warm sheets and the comfort that darkness would bring when closing in on my thoughts. It had been a long day at work; dealing with disgruntled clients and overbearing bosses. I was spent.  I was barely getting through my days and I started to […]
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Pre-conference to the African Regional Seminar on finding practical solutions for addressing violence and discrimination against persons based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (storify)

Here are some of the online conversations that were had during the first pre-conference for the regional seminar addressing violence and discrimination against persons. For more storifies click here. [View the story “PRE-CONFERENCE TO THE AFRICA REGIONAL SEMINAR FOR ADDRESSING VIOLENCE AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PERSONS BASED ON…” on Storify]
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She, me and her

By Sibusiso Malunga She, me and her She walked to me as beautiful as ever Held my hand with a promise I felt through her touch It was real for me, magic Her eyes made promises I only interpreted as heaven I kissed her lips and I felt my lips call hers ‘home’ She paralyzed […]
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