Tag: LGBT in Africa

Sex and curiosity: The fantasy on the other side of straight.

Sex, Relationships & Love

Sex and curiosity: The fantasy on the other side of straight.

By ‘A lover of women’ I had always found women intriguing. I did not necessarily see it as…

Things to Know When Using a Strap-on for the First Time (or Any Time)

Sex, Relationships & Love

Things to Know When Using a Strap-on for the First Time (or Any Time)

The strap. Fun for all folx, men, women and GNC (gender-nonconforming) folx. Straight, gay, lesbian, bisexual and pansexual.…

Exorcising the heteronormative ghost from Afropolitan futures

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Exorcising the heteronormative ghost from Afropolitan futures

By  Dr. Anima Adjepong Some time back, I was re-watching Nicole Amartefio’s creative show, An African City. The show follows…

Shame Is Not A Cure: So-called conversion ‘therapy’ practices in Kenya – A look at the GALCK+ report

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Shame Is Not A Cure: So-called conversion ‘therapy’ practices in Kenya – A look at the GALCK+ report

Conversion Therapy. When people think about this phrase they often about some archaic practice that happened ages ago…

Revisiting the essay ‘Homosexuality is ‘unafrican’ in pre-colonial history’

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Revisiting the essay ‘Homosexuality is ‘unafrican’ in pre-colonial history’

By Cosmic Yoruba I wrote the essay, “Homosexuality is “unAfrican” in pre-colonial history” a couple of years ago. Thanks to HOLAA!,…

‘I thought she wanted me to be a man’: getting into the world of strap-ons

Sex, Relationships & Love

‘I thought she wanted me to be a man’: getting into the world of strap-ons

By Nnenna Marcia/ @NnennaMarcia. I’d never tried a strap-on before I met her, not being one for the introduction…

Pre – Colonial Igboland: On Woman to Woman Marriage (Repost)

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Pre – Colonial Igboland: On Woman to Woman Marriage (Repost)

Nwando Achebe writes that “woman-to-woman marriage in Africa has absolutely nothing to do with homosexuality” (emphasis, hers)…and I actually agree…

On the Business of Choosing Dears

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On the Business of Choosing Dears

By Kuukua Dzigbordi Yomekpe It started when she claimed me as her 'Dear' from among the entire first…

Staying in closet as a form of self care (Reblog)

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Staying in closet as a form of self care (Reblog)

By MaThokoTo a younger me – “Don’t come out, if you don’t want to” Coming out – the act…

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