Revisiting the essay ‘Homosexuality is ‘unafrican’ in pre-colonial history’

By Cosmic Yoruba I wrote the essay, “Homosexuality is “unAfrican” in pre-colonial history” a couple of years ago. Thanks to HOLAA!, this essay has gained a lot of views and comments, people reaching out to me on Twitter and via email wanting to learn more or just thanking me. I’ll always be grateful for these […]
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‘I thought she wanted me to be a man’: getting into the world of strap ons (Repost)

Sex toys, strapons, HOLAAfrica
By Nnenna Marcia/ @NnennaMarcia. I’d never tried a strap-on before I met her, not being one for the introduction of a phallus into lesbian love affairs. I considered myself a ‘pure lesbian’ or at least pure in terms of not having any instruments that resembled the male organ involved in my pleasure. Such symbols felt like cheating […]
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So, I Let a Guy Fuck Me

African Sexualities, African Queer Women, LGBTI
By Dyke Road/@dykeroadbaby So I let a guy fuck me. It wasn’t cloth-ripping or somewhat perverted. It wasn’t hot in a twisted way sex like Frankie and Jay’s on Lip service. There was nothing hot about it. All that it was, was low. I wan’t even hot before I broke down and cried. I didn’t cry in front of him. […]
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