Of all the ethnic stereotypes of Black male sexuality that exist, the one about black men (read African) being the most generously endowed and therefore the best lovers is among the most prevalent and persistent. Lineo Segoete considers the implications.
It’s the same old story on repeat. A Western visitor or celebrity comes to the continent and writes about their adventures in ‘deepest, darkest Africa.’ Well, Lineo Segeote is tired of it. It’s time the world pays to hear our stories, she says.
If a woman who is generally conscious of her health and has no underlying medical issues decides to have a child in her thirties, she should be just fine. It is unfair that throughout their lives, women are guilted or manipulated into major life decisions. The clock runs out when we reach menopause, not at 30 or 35
In Africa and elsewhere, men earn considerably more than women do. However, women are steadily becoming the primary breadwinners in their homes as more corporations diversify and jobs that used to be exclusively for men are made available to women too. That begs the question: Is the world ready for high-earning women?
We are a generation that banks on an exit strategy. We are aware of how dynamic the world we live in is. In addition to being spoilt and indecisive, we are taking a little longer to grow up. Marriage is not a priority for us.
While there is nothing wrong with being discreet about sex, it is nonsensical to still be so secretive about it. A recent art exhibition in Johannesburg set out to break through the silence and got LINEO SEGOETE thinking