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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…

Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep Pt I

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Let It Rain: Broken Porcelain on a Red Stoep Pt I

Trigger and content warning for graphic descriptions of deliberate manipulation, gaslighting, corporeal violence; self- harm; queer-antagonism, rape and…

Let It Rain: Pink Stains On White Kitchen Tiles

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Let It Rain: Pink Stains On White Kitchen Tiles

[Trigger and content warning for intimate partner violence in the form of gaslighting, prolonged infidelity and corporeal violence.]…

A letter to all those who have, and continue to, fail

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A letter to all those who have, and continue to, fail

It is just 2 pm, on this winter afternoon in the whiteman’s land and I have so far…

Let It Rain: Crushed Tea – Leaves in My Water

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Let It Rain: Crushed Tea – Leaves in My Water

[Disclaimers: this story is not an endorsement of manipulative, abusive or dysfunctional behaviour. Suicide ideation disproportionately affects people…

Letter 2: Conceptualising Queerness – What does healing look like?

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Letter 2: Conceptualising Queerness – What does healing look like?

To those who look and feel the way I do. What does healing look like to you? December…

Letter 1: Conceptualising Queerness – thinking on race, sexuality and gender identity

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Letter 1: Conceptualising Queerness – thinking on race, sexuality and gender identity

I know that it’s not always the best idea to put your business out there and I’m already…

A little longer: A plea for full existence

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A little longer: A plea for full existence

By Kenyan Annonymous Dear Family, This is one of those letters. Where you don’t know where to start…

The Wildness Ep 21: 16 Days of Unpacking! A queer critique of 16 Days of Activism

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The Wildness Ep 21: 16 Days of Unpacking! A queer critique of 16 Days of Activism

A podcast by two queer African girls trying to get through life. What IS 16 Days of Activism?…