Tag: #QueeringTheCloak

Pt I: ‘I lay on my back and gave up’: On losing control of your bodily autonomy

Politics & Lifestyle

Pt I: ‘I lay on my back and gave up’: On losing control of your bodily autonomy

TW: Sexual assault, suicide Find post II here and post III here. By Sistaseeker It’s hard to imagine that…

#QueeringTheCloak: Twitter Conversation

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#QueeringTheCloak: Twitter Conversation

We had an online conversation about abuse including sexual, emotional and physical abuse. The idea was to have…

Speaking about Intimate Partner Violence on PowerFM (radio interview)

Podcasts & Video

Speaking about Intimate Partner Violence on PowerFM (radio interview)

We went on PowerFM to speak about Intimate Partner Violence within the queer community, how society treats queer…

HOLAA Loves: Beneath The Same Silence- A performance piece on intimate partner violence in a queer woman’s relationship

Love & Relationships

HOLAA Loves: Beneath The Same Silence- A performance piece on intimate partner violence in a queer woman’s relationship

Can a woman really abuse another woman? Can't you just...fight it out? Intimate partner violence is not something…

In the Absence of Accountability: Creating the space to speak on women on women sexual violence

Politics & Lifestyle

In the Absence of Accountability: Creating the space to speak on women on women sexual violence

By SuperNova Trigger warning: Sexual assault As I explored in my previous post after my sexual assault i was…

#QueeringTheCloak: An Explanation of The Project

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#QueeringTheCloak: An Explanation of The Project

There is a resounding silence around abuse within the queer community. With issues of the community being small,…

An open letter to the girl who will be a “new catch” to my abusive ex girlfriend

Love & Relationships

An open letter to the girl who will be a “new catch” to my abusive ex girlfriend

Trigger Warning: physical abuse* Dear beautiful stranger, It's weird that I am reaching out to you, a person…

‘At least she did not hit me’

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‘At least she did not hit me’

By Ekuba *Trigger Warning: physical and emotional abuse* It’s Easter Sunday and I’m not nestled into my partner’s…

How to support someone you care about who is in an abusive relationship

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How to support someone you care about who is in an abusive relationship

A few of us have been here before, either in abusive relationships or as friends bearing witness to…

What happens when you miss your abuser?

Love & Relationships

What happens when you miss your abuser?

The first time I told someone I missed someone who had gaslighted me (gas lighting: a form of…