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Published on: 15 October 2018 by in General Issues
‘Writing Sex and Sexualities’ at #PaGya Literary Festival

I am excited to invite you to a special ‘Adventures’ session at this year’s PaGya literary festival where I will be moderating a conversation on ‘Writing Sex and Sexualities’ with Ayesha Harruna Attah, Boakyewaa Glover and Nana Akosua Hanson. If you have been to an ‘Adventures’ conversation or event before then you know that you […]

Published on: 10 October 2018 by in General Issues
What do you do when you suspect your friend is in a violent relationship?

Have you ever felt that your friend was in a violent relationship but had no tangible proof beyond your suspicions and what others had told you? Have you had one of your relatives be violently assaulted by her husband and yet found yourself in family settings where you’ve felt compelled to nod politely at him […]

Published on: 07 October 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction, Heterosexual
‘My interracial relationship was tainted with abuse’ by Oros

What brought me here is heartbreak.  After being in a relationship for almost three years and having experienced it ending, I decided that it is time to write and share my thoughts and experiences with the world. This piece is directed toward women that think dating or marrying a white man makes you immune to emotional […]

Published on: 29 September 2018 by in bisexual
‘Her Lovers’ – a super short story

The notification on her calendar popped up alerting her that it was time to start heading to Dansoman. It was a Thursday, her regular date night with Kofi. They had settled on meeting up on Thursdays because that was the day that his girlfriend usually went out with her own girlfriends. Plus on Thursdays, he […]

Published on: 09 September 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction
Can polyamorous relationships work in Ghana/Africa?

I’m not convinced that monogamy works – at least not for me. In my primary relationships there’s always been a point where I’ve felt like, ‘oh my god, I need to sleep with someone else’. And this desire to sleep with someone else has had nothing to do with whichever relationship I was in. I […]

Published on: 03 September 2018 by in General Issues
‘The day I confronted him’ by guest contributer Binata

In June, I met this great artist who works with women and underprivileged kids. After we met he sent me an email asking if we could grab coffee. I said yes adding that  I wanted to do an interview with him …so d’une pierre deux coups. When we met I saw that he was in […]

Published on: 27 August 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction
“I wish Nana was my wife”: Notes from a conversation with my watchman

I recently sacked my watchman. Although I clearly told him why I was terminating our contract, he still called me at 10:45 pm a few nights ago because he wanted to pick up some belongings he had left behind, and asked for the umpteenth time, “Madam, but what did I do? Why have you sacked […]

Published on: 11 August 2018 by in Relationships
Broken Up, But Too Broke to Move Out

There are some behaviors that classify as “white people tingz”. Those quirks include putting raisins in potato salad, aversion to seasoning food, and partners continuing to live together after a split. There are some things that defy the African imagination – particularly the former most item on this short list – but as the adage […]

Published on: 21 July 2018 by in Creative Non Fiction
Don’t sex the ex: Nana D’s rules for breaking up and staying apart

Just over two months ago, my three-year-old relationship came to an end. Or more accurately, I ended the partnership I had been in. It wasn’t an easy decision to make. We had been planning a future together, we had been actively trying to make a baby, and we were planning to move to Nairobi with […]

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