Tag: #QueeringTheCloak

Hiding in a second closet: Silences around abuse in queer relationships

Love & Relationships

Hiding in a second closet: Silences around abuse in queer relationships

In the queer community the idea is that everything is fine — we are loving and sexing, and…

Obloquy

Love & Relationships

Obloquy

By Carlo Kui. Before I tell you about physical scars on my body, Let me tell you about…

Nyar Afrika: Mbona inatubidi kuzungumza kuhusu ubakaji wa kisagaji

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Nyar Afrika: Mbona inatubidi kuzungumza kuhusu ubakaji wa kisagaji

For the english click here. Kiwango kipi kinazidi? Jambo lipi linatokea anapokataa?  Nyote wawili mumejiandaa kwa siku hii;…

The bruised silence of queer women

Love & Relationships

The bruised silence of queer women

By Carl Collinson What sustains it? Fear. Being afraid to be alone and the idea of not having…

Queer Spaces are Not Inherently Safe Spaces

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Queer Spaces are Not Inherently Safe Spaces

1st December, 2018. I’m at a soiree to mark World AIDS day with my fellow queers. Music, dancing…

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

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

[Content/Trigger Warning: death of a loved one and graphic description of sex] May 20th, 2019 “I don’t want…

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

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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,…

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…

Let It Rain: Pink Stains On White Kitchen Tiles

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Let It Rain: Pink Stains On White Kitchen Tiles

[Trigger and content warning for intimate partner violence in the form of gaslighting, prolonged infidelity and corporeal violence.]…

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