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Intimacy outside of sex– to what end?

November 17, 2017

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I’m in a sweet state of allure after getting the most beautiful night’s rest in the arms of an incredible woman. I must have spent about 10% of the night fully asleep and the rest of it in this mellow space between sleep and wakefulness. I was enjoying it too much to fully fall asleep. […]

A Letter to The Woman I Want to Lay

August 6, 2012

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Dear beautiful woman, My hands are shaking as I attempt to write this. I’m not sure if its my body’s reaction to copious amounts of alcohol from last night or a manifestation of my resistance to share this. My body has done some strange things lately. On Friday night, I hyperventilated in the bathtub. It […]

“Zhe: [Noun] undefined reviewed” – Not Just Another Gay Play

March 17, 2012

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I was lucky enough to see ‘Zhe: [noun] undefined‘, a performance piece created by Chuck Mike,  Artistic Director of Collective Artistes, Antonia Kemi Coker and Tonderai Munyevu. Collective Artistes is a theatre production company that produces socially relevant plays that tell the stories of the African Diaspora. Their newest creation Zhe follows the lives of two […]

Unlocking the Queer in Me: my journey from Goldstar lesbian to all embracing queer

January 12, 2012

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Written by Avery Parks (also known as “Friend 2” in “Will Lesbian ever stop being a dirty word?”) I now identify as ‘queer’ and I’m completely at ease with this description of myself. When I first came out I identified as ‘gay’. That was when I was 14 years old. When I got to university at […]