Ten Confessions of a Demisexual

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By ‘Aimee’ Demisexuality: A person who does not experience sexual attraction until they form a strong emotional connection with someone, often in a romantic relationship. Confession #1: I can’t hold legitimate conversations with my friends about relationships and sex because they just aren’t the same for me. Confession #2: My involuntary celibacy is a side effect of my […]
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What is ecstasy?

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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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Herstory

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By Sibongile Oageng K I was once told I’d never find a man to marry me. Apparently, I am too stubborn and feisty, too proud and opinionated or too loud and liberated. Initially, it didn’t bother me. I was like, “it’s fine, I don’t mind. I’m independent”. But then I started thinking about it and the […]
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Linda

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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She, me and her

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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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