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#QueeringTheCloak: Twitter Conversation

Afro Sexual Wisdom

#QueeringTheCloak: Twitter Conversation

We had an online conversation about abuse including sexual, emotional and physical abuse. The idea was to have…

#QueeringTheCloak: An Explanation of The Project

Afro Sexual Wisdom

#QueeringTheCloak: An Explanation of The Project

There is a resounding silence around abuse within the queer community. With issues of the community being small,…

Hiding in a second closet: Silences around abuse in queer relationships

Love & Relationships

Hiding in a second closet: Silences around abuse in queer relationships

In the queer community the idea is that everything is fine — we are loving and sexing, and…

Nyar Afrika: Mbona inatubidi kuzungumza kuhusu ubakaji wa kisagaji

Love & Relationships

Nyar Afrika: Mbona inatubidi kuzungumza kuhusu ubakaji wa kisagaji

For the english click here. Kiwango kipi kinazidi? Jambo lipi linatokea anapokataa?  Nyote wawili mumejiandaa kwa siku hii;…

The bruised silence of queer women

Love & Relationships

The bruised silence of queer women

By Carl Collinson What sustains it? Fear. Being afraid to be alone and the idea of not having…

Queer Spaces are Not Inherently Safe Spaces

Politics & Lifestyle

Queer Spaces are Not Inherently Safe Spaces

1st December, 2018. I’m at a soiree to mark World AIDS day with my fellow queers. Music, dancing…

Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part II

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Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part II

[Content/Trigger Warning: death of a loved one and graphic description of sex] May 20th, 2019 “I don’t want…

Owning my sex, even after the abuse

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Owning my sex, even after the abuse

By Marygrace TW: sexual abuse/assault  Two months after the abuse stopped, I needed to get back in the…

Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part I

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Let It Rain: Dead Snails on Daughter’s Windowsill Part I

[Content/Trigger Warning: abuse trauma]   “How many really know what love is? Millions never will,” – Alicia Keys,…

Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep pt II

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Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep pt II

February 14th, 2012 “I’m so sorry for sending you back there, Leroy.” Khethiwe, my therapist, had a look…

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