Everyone’s focus is on the South Sudanese conflict and we are slowly forgetting that the war on HIV/AIDS must not stop, so much that the trend of using anti-retroviral drugs instead of condoms is going unnoticed
Nairobi based artist Michael Soi, is teaming up with the Center for African Family Studies (CAFS) to create funky condom wrappers
Many question the wisdom of interracial dating, but actually, we seem to have an equally big problem with dating between one African culture and another. Or rather, we might date outside our own culture but when it comes to marriage we are advised to stick with “our own”.
Here in Ghana, God himself dictates your sex life through his servants: the pastors. Thus sayeth the Lord, “Sex between a man and his wife is good, all other sex is bad.” The problem with this rule is that no one is able to keep it, not even God’s servants.
I saw a friend recently, and we discussed the latest calamity to befall our dear Nigeria: the anti-gay law signed by President Jonathan. I made the point that Western evangelical colonialism and dogma feeds the anti-LGBTQ sentiment widespread in Africa.
How do Africans kiss? A reasonable question, since we don’t go in for public displays of affection.
Google “origin of kissing” or the words, “kissing” and “culture”, and you learn that scientists are not sure whether kissing is instinctive or learned behaviour.
Do you recall watching a movie with your parents, talking and laughing, when suddenly a sex scene comes on which seems to drag on forever? That awkward silence as everyone tries to find the remote control, ashamed to be in the presence of such a scene.