Tag: transgender

Cis man-ness in the streets, fem queerness in the sheets

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Cis man-ness in the streets, fem queerness in the sheets

By Amina Okar The privilege of being read as cisgender when you are, in fact, a transgender individual, comes…

Ocean Lungs

Blog,Gender & Identity

Ocean Lungs

By Iah Moon Ever since I was a little boy, I had to learn how to swim No…

Should the transgender community be exempt from practicing consent?

Politics & Lifestyle

Should the transgender community be exempt from practicing consent?

By Kylie Kiunguyu  Trigger Warning: physical violence (Editor's Note: As HOLAA! we are sensitive to a diversity of opinions…

SEX (UALITY):  it’s about bodies and the way we relate to them, or is it? (Repost)

Politics & Lifestyle

SEX (UALITY): it’s about bodies and the way we relate to them, or is it? (Repost)

By Tatenda Sometimes bodies tell beautiful stories that get to us. At other times bodies confuse us, make…

Decolonizing queerness: Reflections on the Queer African Revolution

Politics & Lifestyle

Decolonizing queerness: Reflections on the Queer African Revolution

By Gabriel Hoosain Khan This is a long reflection on decolonizing ‪‎queer ‪activism in ‪Africa. I was lucky to spend quite a…

‘I know where it’s hidden.’

Love & Relationships

‘I know where it’s hidden.’

By Ola Osaze Trigger warning: sexual assault I am 12 years old. In the morning, I go to school.…

My Story: A journey of pain and discovering

Politics & Lifestyle

My Story: A journey of pain and discovering

By Juanita/ @JuavanZyl *Trigger warning: self-harm, suicide, abuse, dysphoria,* I was born a healthy young boy (or so it…

Love??

Love & Relationships

Love??

By Flaverinas I am 31 years old and it has been difficult for me as a transgender woman…

Life of a Transgender Sex worker

Afro Sexual Wisdom

Life of a Transgender Sex worker

By Anon At over six-foot tall, with heels, and a body to rival any Hollywood starlet, Leigh cuts…

Hidden Love

Love & Relationships

Hidden Love

By Priscilla   My name is Priscilla. I grew up in a small town called Elliotdale. In Elliotdale…