For Women Only-#FWO: Are you struggling with an Eating Disorder?

Henceforth, every splendid Wednesday on the blog would be themed #FWO-“For Women Only”. Serious health issues and other subject matters relating to women would be identified and discussed; nevertheless, this doesn’t call for the total exclusion of male participation. This is a free zone, join the conversation! According to National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and…

Are you having a Boy or an Abortion?

Life is just the misery left between abortion and euthanasia […]” ― Sebastian Horsley, Dandy in the Underworld: An Unauthorized Autobiography This is a very interesting guest post on gender selective abortion by Ifejesu Salam. Read and Enjoy :). Feel free to leave a comment behind- 🙂 This very unusual question was asked in the…

What then is Love?

Love by Simon Siwak, 2012. Digital artwork “We accept the love we think we deserve.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Please don’t ask me what love is because I don’t know. I don’t want to say things that would make me or probably you angry. All I know is love makes…

Dear men, not all Feminists are Angry

“Black Girls… Don’t be afraid to use your voice. Your thoughts, opinions, and ideas are just as important as anybody else. When you speak, speak with boldness and purpose. Have courage, be confident, and always be true to yourself! Live your life fearlessly! Your voice has GREAT power; don’t be afraid to utilize it when…

The need to unchain African women

        “No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow. ” – Alice Walker I just finished reading a novel Nervous Condition by Tsitsi Dangarembga, a Zimbabwean author, and I don’t know if ‘m sad,angry or indifferent. I think it’s all mixed up. I am angry at each one…

Dear women, you owe no dumb man an Apology

“Hand off my ass or I’ll rip off your balls.” ― Katie McGarry, Dare You To “Most women are all too familiar with men like Calvin Smith. Men whose sense of prerogative renders them deaf when women say, “No thanks,” “Not interested,” or even “Fuck off, creep.” ― Jon Krakauer, Missoula: Rape and the Justice…

When some Educated African Men become dumb

“I believe in strong women. I believe in the woman who is able to stand up for herself. I believe in the woman who doesn’t need to hide behind her husband’s back. I believe that if you have problems, as a woman you deal with them, you don’t play victim, you don’t make yourself look…

When will ‘Broken’ African women stop taking solace in the grave?

Igor Lukyanov – illustrator, artist and graphic designer: Weeping Mother & Child “If we are to fight discrimination and injustice against women we must start from the home for if a woman cannot be safe in her own house then she cannot be expected to feel safe anywhere.” ― Aysha Taryam           There’s so much…