Tag: sexuality

Masculinity and Femininity: when pink panties don’t match your tuxedo

Politics & Lifestyle

Masculinity and Femininity: when pink panties don’t match your tuxedo

By Thamsanqa Scaps Zulu People who don’t understand the word ‘lesbian’ will assume I’m a man trapped in…

Speaking about sex isn’t easy, but it’s worth it

Love & Relationships,Sex, Relationships & Love

Speaking about sex isn’t easy, but it’s worth it

Bringing uncomfortable things up is uncomfortable. Be it that colleague who keeps stealing your lunch, your friend whose…

‘Doing supi’ or something else to be

Gender & Identity,Politics & Lifestyle

‘Doing supi’ or something else to be

By Dr. Anima Adjepong An image comes to mind: an empty field of green grass. In the horizon to…

In Defense of Orgasms Faked

Politics & Lifestyle,Sex, Relationships & Love

In Defense of Orgasms Faked

By Mélisande Deschenel I believe in fake orgasms. I believe in them for the greater good of the…

Biromantic, Cliterference and Gynosexual: A (non-exhaustive) list of queer terms Pt II

Gender & Identity

Biromantic, Cliterference and Gynosexual: A (non-exhaustive) list of queer terms Pt II

We shall keep saying that sexuality and gender are on a beautiful spectrum that we can slide back…

Biromantic, Cliterference and Gynosexual: A (non-exhaustive) list of queer terms Pt I

Gender & Identity

Biromantic, Cliterference and Gynosexual: A (non-exhaustive) list of queer terms Pt I

Sexuality is a spectrum and gender is a construct. Thems the facts. With that in mind there is…

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

Afro Sexual Politics,Gender & Identity

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…

Queer Imposter Syndrome: Am I Really Gay Enough?

Afro Sexual Politics,Afro Sexual Wisdom,Gender & Identity

Queer Imposter Syndrome: Am I Really Gay Enough?

Maybe sometimes you don’t quite feel queer enough. You might not be a gold star lesbian, or a…

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,…

Learning To Train Surf

Politics & Lifestyle

Learning To Train Surf

By Kneo Mokgopa What I've found most liberating, most frustrating and most interesting in discovering queer theory and…

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