Touch Yourself – Because it’s good for you

By Kagure Mugo 'Get your hands away from there.' This is the reprimand we have gotten since we were small girls, curious about what was going on between our thighs. Boobs? Sure. Legs? Cool. Hips? Fine. But this vagina thing...with its ability to change temperature, moisture levels and make you tingle all over, what is … Continue reading Touch Yourself – Because it’s good for you


20 March – feminist reading list for the morning

Feminist swear words, political gender battles, sex for favours, men that rape, ANC Women's League, global development, the internet and sex rights, women in leadership, and catcalling - All you need to read this morning in ten easy posts.

Jen Thorpe

Never tired enough to stop

I am tired of rape in South Africa. I am tired of thinking about it, reading about it, hearing about it. I am tired of the fact that last year over sixty thousand women (enough to fill the Greenpoint stadium) reported a rape to the police, and hundreds of thousands more women were raped but did not report...So on the 14th of February I’ll be supporting One Billion Rising – a movement that will voice its frustration with all of these things. Because I am tired, but I will never be tired enough to stop fighting for women’s right to sexual pleasure, sexual freedom and sexual equality.