HOLAA! in 2017: A walk down memory lane
This year has been absolutely wild for us and we have had the honour of doing so many things with so many people. Obviously we have been telling you about all the things but thought we would put it in one post so we can do a tiny trip down memory lane ICYMI.
Here are some of the things we did this year:
Safe sex and pleasure workshops and dialogues in Kenya, Uganda, Namibia, Botswana and South Africa and has some amazing conversations with womxn and gender nonconforming people from around the continent. The #PleaseHer project just kept on keeping on, online and offline from fun times with This Is Africa and Love Matters to chats with MbongoMuffin.
We managed to produce the safe sex and pleasure manual in Arabic and get some more posts in Arabic as well.
We started the #QueeringTheCloak series about intimate partner violence and abuse within queer spaces and had so many amazing people contribute to the series in a number of ways.
We managed to do a Ted Talk in Cape Town and then another one in New Orleans for Ted Women which was AWESOME!
We made a whole bunch of podcasts including:
We collaborated with Adventures to produce a series of illustrations speaking about different representations of sex engaged in by different bodies.
We also th rew something into the Kohl Journal: A Journal for body and gender research for their issue themed: Sex, Desire, and Intimacy. Our piece was called ‘Rope makes me fuzzy inside’: Exploring the Sexual Freedom of African Queer Women and Gender Non-Conforming Persons sexual freedom through bondage’ (Thank you to all the incredible queer women who came through with wisdom.)
And lots of other random and wild things! It was a busy year and thank you so much for everyone who made this year possible. We love and appreciate you.
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