#FreeAdjiSarr to #FreeSenegal

“Ladies, massage your husbands at home please, the peace of a country depends on it.”  “Tell me one thing that’s made your country famous – a masseuse”. These are some of the…

Government, Media, and Religious Homophobia in Ghana

On February 17, during the vetting of Adwoa Safo, the nominee for the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Mahama Ayariga the MP for Bawku Central asked whether lesbian, gay, bisexual…

We Critique Because We Want You To Do Better

Many of us come from societies where marginalized people are expected to know “their place”. Here, power can manifest in the form of belonging to a dominant group with regards to age,…

Consent as a Necessary Cultural Virtue in Tanzania 

Consent remains one of the issues often not discussed by young women and femmes in Tanzanian society.  The denial of the bodily autonomy of young people and people who belong in marginalised…