Today we live in a world where one can have as many official romantic partners as one has social media accounts – this is polyamory. However, there are ways in which this new type of loving can teach us how to tackle our more traditional relationships.
Queer Africa 2 is a collection of stories that explores everything from childhood crushes to unemployment, and dating a married man. It is an exploration of the African queer existence in all its intertwining, messy and beautiful glory and adds to the growing narrative of the LGBTIQ existence on the continent.
In the pursuit of being ‘good sexual partners’ for men, many women abuse their vaginas. At best, the measures they resort to add little to their own personal pleasure; at worst, they place women in harm’s way, says Kagure Mugo.
The Internet has great potential for the spreading of ideas and the promotion of debate. However,there is also the potential for abuse by governments and those in power, especially within volatile political climates. The increasing use of cyber laws to limit freedom of speech and attack those who hold opposing views is a worrying trend, says Tiffany Mugo.
We live in a world of hook-up apps, kink and sex positivity, where everything from apps to social media allow us to have access to sexual knowledge and ideas. So why are women still being shamed for expressing their overt sexual desire?
The most substantial sex advice most of us have ever had from our parents is ‘ do not get pregnant’ or ‘do not get Aids’. The conversation about safe and good sexual practices is never had. This can lead to bad sex or, worse, dangerous sex. A culture of chatting about coming needs to be fostered between the generations.
‘Like it or not, your dick will never compare to a good lick.’ This is the tag line that comes with a new app called Lickster, a cunnilingus training app available on Google Play.
Around the world, abortions are happening by the millions. In some cases they happen safely; in some they are done with bleach and herbs. It is a contentious issue, with people falling hard into the pro-choice or pro-life camp. Fact is, abortion is not going away, and simply not speaking about it or not allowing it makes the problem far worse. This is not a debate about ‘loose women’ or ‘loose morals’ but about the best way to keep women alive and safe.