By Cosmicyoruba When I was 17 years old, I reached an epiphany and decided that I would have to learn to love myself first and foremost. It started with meditations, compiling lists of what I loved about myself, standing naked in front of a mirror and praising my beauty. While seemingly mundane, doing this all […]
By Siya Mcuta I go to bed everyday wondering I cry myself to sleep as I don’t belong Floating. Yes, floating is the word I do not belong here and there. Introductions are made and I mention I am a mother, a sister, a lover and a daughter, I see confused faces some come to […]
By Kagure ‘A dude can do more than she can. A dude can give you head plus the real thing a female can give you head and a dildo only you see that’s a limitation. don’t you think the other team does not offer much as our team. We don’t want to lose a beautiful […]
By Dee Close Last night I argued about sexuality, or rather the complexity of sexuality. Trying to put forth that nothing is fluid or linear and depending on a person, sexuality can be akin to the strength of a lattice with thousands of connections. Adversely, to another, sexuality crumbles under duress, just like the human […]
by Lone Poeticsoul If she be like melody, to me, can we reach the highest cloud with this note…? Dear God …grant us the universe ….. To be with she and not be cursed…..we want to be heard!! I want these evolutions of love to vibrate…in silence… not SILENT!! This is we unrehearsed… release the […]
By Kagure Dear Family, This is one of those letters. Where you don’t know where to start because you’re scared that to start this will spell the end of something else. Normalcy for one. The way you view me for another.
By Yolanda S. I am a lover and not a fighter. I love love and enjoy being in love. I believe in the true elements and fundamentals of love and respect the fact that one should not “admit impediments as love is not love which alters when it alteration finds, or bends with the remover […]
By Lame We had dinner. It was my birthday and such a delightful evening I laughed at everything she said and gleamed as much as the twinkle in her eyes. Watching her was the only thing I wanted to do. She was my fascination and I know she enjoyed the fact. I didn’t eat much. […]
By Kagure I witnessed fear. Not the heart pounding gut wrenching, ‘the serial killer is inside the house’ type fear but something far deeper.
By Lame Living in a world where you are always considered the “other” is a constant denial of your right to be alive and the right to express yourself as you wish. Being the “other” means that your every action is judged by stricter judges against stricter standards. Being lesbian in an unyielding culture means […]