The Things We Do To Women

The things we do to women. It has been a hell of an election. By now, you all know that Donald Trump, the US Republican Presidential Nominee, has been accused of sexually assaulting eleven women, and counting. You’ve heard his “grab them by the pussy” remarks. You’ve seen him call his opponent a “nasty woman”. You’ve …

WORLD AIDS DAY 2014

We all have an HIV story. This could have been mine.   “Let us be the ones who say we do not accept that a child dies every three seconds simply because he does not have the drugs you and I have. Let us be the ones to say we are not satisfied that your place of …

KING

I am homesick for the man that I call home. I am lovesick for a King that the Queen in me knows. I have loved the man you are meant to be, the man that I have known since they pillaged our land and abducted our children. Do you remember our people, even though they separated …

My Woman Was Raped & I Love Her

Editor’s Note: I have spent the year rejecting the shame and secrecy that society told me to feel about my own story, and engaging with people and organisations that are standing up for rape victims and standing against victim blaming. I have met some wonderful men and women who have shared secrets, fears and shame …