You shouldn’t talk about Marriage if you haven’t learnt how to Love

It is not a lack of Love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages” – Friedrich Nietzsche The institution of Marriage has always been a continuous string that many people look forward to. Although the state of being married entails a voluntarily attachment for life, it’s however ironic that the bliss of some…

Exposing a Damaged Society- The act of ‘Honour Killing’

There is no large flag enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people- The fresh Quotes What would you do if the people you called your family cut you into pieces, bundle you in a box and then bury you? What would you do if the ones you called your family kills you for…

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…

Gender Equality -The only way Forward?

“The role of gender in society is the most complicated thing I’ve ever spent a lot of time learning about.” ― Randall Munroe Yesterday, I had the opportunity of having a great conversation with two intelligent people. Well, we disagreed to agree on a lot of things concerning the issue of “Gender”-subjects like streaming out…

Transition

A guest post by an astonishing writer   _tutuadedoyin Some people think that to be strong is to never feel pain. In reality, the strongest people are the ones who feel it, understand it and accept it- anonymous.                 Yesterday, I went to bed with echoes of my cries…