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 …

Sermons & Sexuality

My mother is a compassionate, loving, caring woman who adores her family. She is also a  Christian. My father is an atheist who is successful, fun loving and amazingly caring, with very high moral and academic expectations. My parents divorced when I was very young. Despite popular belief, this is not why I am gay. …

Angry (Black) Woman

A man I know told me that he saw anger in my writing and ever since then I have been angry. I am in the midst of awakening the woman I have always been. She is angry. She is angry at the society that taught her to reach for anything and achieve everything, but judges …

‘Sup?

The media sucks. There. I said it. I started this site because the media is letting us down. They’re distilling every issue to the lowest common denominator and squandering influence for ratings. In the process, I probably haven’t heard an honest national (and international) discussion about anything important in my lifetime. Thank God for the internet. Join …