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Curiosity not (always) condemnation: On the freeing potential of queerness (Repost)

Politics & Lifestyle

Curiosity not (always) condemnation: On the freeing potential of queerness (Repost)

By Anima Adjepong  In my last essay, I discussed a comment I overheard from a Ghanaian woman who…

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…

Writing erotica can help the fight for LGBT+ rights

Politics & Lifestyle

Writing erotica can help the fight for LGBT+ rights

Download Dark Juices and Aphrodisiacs: Erotic Diary Vol I With the push for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender…

The Electricity of a First Fuck

Sex

The Electricity of a First Fuck

By Caroline Araes Distant chatter around us, with the sound of glasses clinking as the afternoon crowd joins…

Coming out to loved ones: A short toolkit to help

Afro Sexual Wisdom

Coming out to loved ones: A short toolkit to help

Coming out is possibly the worst thing that you could ever want to do. Ever. It is scary…

Obloquy

Love & Relationships

Obloquy

By Carlo Kui. Before I tell you about physical scars on my body, Let me tell you about…

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

Love & Relationships,Politics & Lifestyle,Uncategorised

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…

Whats in a dress?: Queer Femininity as Political

Politics & Lifestyle

Whats in a dress?: Queer Femininity as Political

What’s in a dress? In our case as queer womxn and non-binary folx a lot. Whether intentional or…

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,…

Untitled

Love & Relationships

Untitled

By Black Thighs I said: “If I am going to write a love story, a story about love,…

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