People with disabilities being viewed as ‘not sexual’ means living in a world that makes them feel like they aren’t sexy, or like they aren’t potential sexual partners. For the abled community, this perception reinforces the unfair sexual prejudice surrounding disability.
Restrictive laws and cultural norms means African queer reality is rife with cases of psychological & physical trauma. The queer individuals' stories below outline some tips to help you keep safe as you navigate queer-phobia.
Life is sometimes like a scratch card, once you dig under the surface, all is revealed. Sexuality is the same in this way as it isn’t always clear cut or apparent. This is why there are so many sexual identities and orientations and why some people, like Terry* discover themselves along the way.