Category: Politics & Lifestyle

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…

Queer Lockdown – Essential Workers

Politics & Lifestyle

Queer Lockdown – Essential Workers

By Tshegofatso Senne (@mbongomuffin), Illustrated by studiostudioworkwork LGBTQIA+ people have been particularly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In a…

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…

Of allies and frenemies

Politics & Lifestyle

Of allies and frenemies

By NAS “My name is [Insert name], and I love you people…” This statement is always the first…

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,…

How to be an LGBTQ-ally

Politics & Lifestyle

How to be an LGBTQ-ally

These are some of the questions many 'baby allies' are burning to ask and, much as they are interesting, they…

Learning To Train Surf

Politics & Lifestyle

Learning To Train Surf

By Kneo Mokgopa What I've found most liberating, most frustrating and most interesting in discovering queer theory and…

Stolen 1000 giggles: Thinking on being a non-heterosexual African woman

Love & Relationships,Politics & Lifestyle

Stolen 1000 giggles: Thinking on being a non-heterosexual African woman

By Jerry Kariuki Quietly, she slithered out of his embrace, being the little spoon is all fun and…

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