Tag: homophobia

Coming out to loved ones: A short toolkit to help

Afro Sexual Wisdom

Coming out to loved ones: A short toolkit to help

Coming out is possibly the worst thing that you could ever want to do. Ever. It is scary…

Face to Face with Fear

Politics & Lifestyle

Face to Face with Fear

  By Nthabiseng I’d like to think that it’s because I have not been on this earth long…

Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep pt II

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Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep pt II

February 14th, 2012 “I’m so sorry for sending you back there, Leroy.” Khethiwe, my therapist, had a look…

Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep Pt I

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Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep Pt I

Trigger and content warning for graphic descriptions of deliberate manipulation, gaslighting, corporeal violence; self- harm; queer-antagonism, rape and…

A little longer: A plea for full existence

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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…

Coming out to loved ones: A short toolkit to help

Afro Sexual Wisdom

Coming out to loved ones: A short toolkit to help

Coming out is possibly the worst thing that you could ever want to do. Ever. It is scary…

Fighting For A Happy Ending

Love & Relationships

Fighting For A Happy Ending

I was sharing with a friend that someone who emailed me was married. She almost stopped driving, her…

Religion is complicit in homophobia: What I Wish Theist LGBT+ Folks Understood

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Religion is complicit in homophobia: What I Wish Theist LGBT+ Folks Understood

By Joyline Maenzanise I was born into Christianity; my mother was one of those people who went to…

Efua’s journal: diary entry, 10/5

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Efua’s journal: diary entry, 10/5

Just when I thought my life was a boat smooth sailing it across a calm serene ocean this…

Staying in the closet as self care

Afro Sexual Wisdom

Staying in the closet as self care

To a younger me – “Don’t come out, if you don’t want to” Coming out – the act of…

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