Tag: heteronormativity

I am tired of bad sex

Sex

I am tired of bad sex

By Ruby Woo I am tired of bad sex. Now don’t get me wrong: throughout my twenties, I…

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

Blog,Love & Relationships

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…

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…

Fighting For A Happy Ending

Love & Relationships

Fighting For A Happy Ending

I was sharing with a friend that someone who emailed me was married. She almost stopped driving, her…

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

Politics & Lifestyle

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…

(Cis)heterosexual Folks Ask the Darndest Things

Politics & Lifestyle

(Cis)heterosexual Folks Ask the Darndest Things

By Joyline Maenzanise I’m sure every now and then, we all are confronted with some questions- such as…

Normal

Love & Relationships

Normal

By ‘Bree’ Brought to you by the Guernica/PEN Flash Series. This piece is from Guernica/PEN Flash Series from a Nigerian writer…

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, hers)…and…

I am not a madam: On asking to hook you up with a woman for the weekend

Sex

I am not a madam: On asking to hook you up with a woman for the weekend

By Anon I have felt compelled to write this after I have heard the phrase ‘when I visit…

How Femme Invisibility Kills Sex And Social Interactions

Politics & Lifestyle

How Femme Invisibility Kills Sex And Social Interactions

Femme invisibility: the idea that, as a feminine presenting woman, you are not really a queer/lesbian unless you…