Tag: queer

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

Gender & Identity

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…

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

Politics & Lifestyle,Sex, Relationships & Love

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…

‘Doing supi’ or something else to be

Gender & Identity,Politics & Lifestyle

‘Doing supi’ or something else to be

By Dr. Anima Adjepong An image comes to mind: an empty field of green grass. In the horizon to…

Not all queers want to be queens: The dominant to precarious queer spectrum

Afro Sexual Politics,Gender & Identity

Not all queers want to be queens: The dominant to precarious queer spectrum

By Kneo Mokgopa There are straight women who entertain and accessorise themselves with eccentric and loud gay men…

Basically…Life – Ep. 18: The Basic Life of Ophelia: Long distance, bisexuality and dating dudes

Love & Relationships,Podcasts & Video

Basically…Life – Ep. 18: The Basic Life of Ophelia: Long distance, bisexuality and dating dudes

How does long distance help your relationship? Why do folx really not understand the B in LGBTIQ? Why…

Queer Imposter Syndrome: Am I Really Gay Enough?

Afro Sexual Politics,Afro Sexual Wisdom,Gender & Identity

Queer Imposter Syndrome: Am I Really Gay Enough?

Maybe sometimes you don’t quite feel queer enough. You might not be a gold star lesbian, or a…

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…

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…

HOLAA on HIV: ‘My Girlfriend is HIV+ but we fight through’

Love & Relationships

HOLAA on HIV: ‘My Girlfriend is HIV+ but we fight through’

Anonymously submitted through HIV Form First and foremost I would like to applaud you for providing this platform.…

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