Category: Gender & Identity

To girls whose thighs touch

Gender & Identity,Politics & Lifestyle

To girls whose thighs touch

Artwork by SheRoxLox By SheRoxLox/ @sheroxlox (This post was first posted in 2016 but we thought a throwback was…

Politically I choose to only date women! (Say what now?)

Gender & Identity,Sex, Relationships & Love

Politically I choose to only date women! (Say what now?)

Over the last few months I have found myself speaking about my sexual orientation and how I identify…

So, Are You Straight or Nah?: Understanding Heteronormativity

Gender & Identity,Sex, Relationships & Love

So, Are You Straight or Nah?: Understanding Heteronormativity

Sometimes in polite conversation you gotta use ten dollar words in a three dollar conversation a.k.a. you gotta…

On being a gender outsider

Gender & Identity,Politics & Lifestyle

On being a gender outsider

By Sté The more I grow up, the less I feel... womanly. It can be a bit of…

On Gender Roles: “Sister, Who Is the Girl in Your Relationship?”

Gender & Identity

On Gender Roles: “Sister, Who Is the Girl in Your Relationship?”

Helen’s right eye twitched when Amaka rushed ahead of her to open the restaurant door. It twitched some…

The Clitoris: Dope Facts You Should Know

Gender & Identity,Sex, Relationships & Love

The Clitoris: Dope Facts You Should Know

Oh we do love the clit. The clitoris is an erogenous zone located in the vulva. It is…

‘Doing supi’ or something else to be

Gender & Identity,Politics & Lifestyle

‘Doing supi’ or something else to be

By Dr. Anima Adjepong An image comes to mind: an empty field of green grass. In the horizon to…

Biromantic, Cliterference and Gynosexual: A (non-exhaustive) list of queer terms Pt II

Gender & Identity

Biromantic, Cliterference and Gynosexual: A (non-exhaustive) list of queer terms Pt II

We shall keep saying that sexuality and gender are on a beautiful spectrum that we can slide back…

Biromantic, Cliterference and Gynosexual: A (non-exhaustive) list of queer terms Pt I

Gender & Identity

Biromantic, Cliterference and Gynosexual: A (non-exhaustive) list of queer terms Pt I

Sexuality is a spectrum and gender is a construct. Thems the facts. With that in mind there is…

Not all queers want to be queens: The dominant to precarious queer spectrum

Afro Sexual Politics,Gender & Identity

Not all queers want to be queens: The dominant to precarious queer spectrum

By Kneo Mokgopa There are straight women who entertain and accessorise themselves with eccentric and loud gay men…