Announcing #AdventuresLive2020: The Odyssey of Desire

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This year #AdventuresLive is going BIG! From the 15th of July through November 2020, join The Odyssey of Desire: a series of online conversations and explorations that will lead us on a journey through the depth and breadth of our desires, in all their complex glory. We invite you to come along with us as  we learn, relearn and unlearn, expanding our worlds and maybe even create new ones.

Highlights will include…

  • Friday 24th July at 5pm GMT: Lockdown got you down? Get tips and perspectives on Sex and sexuality in the COVID-19 era: Facilitator: Serwah Afriyie with panelists: Sheena Magenya, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, and Xeenarh Mohammed . 
  • Saturday 8th August at 5pm GMT : Are you interested in alternative relationship models? Tune into our discussion on Polyamory – The Myths & Misconceptions facilitated with Nana Akosua Hanson. Panelists TBC
  • Friday 14th August at 5pm GMT:  Teach them young! Join us for a frank conversation on Raising kids without sexual shame: Facilitator: Kinna Likimani with panelists: Timehin Adegbeye, Kobina Ankomah-Graham and Fatime Faye
Cover art for #AdventuresLive2020 created by Yinkore

The Odyssey will also take us through artistic explorations of desire, including:

  • Intimate live music sessions with Ria Boss and Narah on Sunday 30th August and Sunday 27th September respectively.
  • A virtual Odyssey of Desire Art Exhibition, launching on Instagram on 22nd August

With many more discussions, and live and online events, to be announced over the next few weeks. Also watch out for our interactive spaces such as a Twitter trivia game on Desire, and a virtual Expression Booth where you can anonymously share your deepest fantasies, questions and/or impressions of desire. 

To learn more and find out how you can participate, join us on Saturday 18th July at 2pm GMT, as we kick off The Odyssey of Desire with a live conversation with Fatima Derby and Nana Akosua Hanson, Co-Directors of Adventures Live 2020 facilitated by Nana Darkoa, Co-Founder of Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women  via

#AdventuresLive2020 is organised by a working group of Pan-African feminist, queer, trans and gender non conforming activists including: Caroline Koussaiman, Evans Kafui Offori, Fatima Derby, Jay-René Koussaiman, Malaka Grant, Nana Akosua Hanson, Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah, Paula Akugizibwe and Selma Dramani. 

#AdventuresLive2020 is proudly supported by RFSU – Riksförbundet för sexuell upplysning/Sexual and Reproductive Rights for all.

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