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Turned on by disability?

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A devotee is a person who is sexually aroused and attracted to disability or body disfigurement.

Coronavirus and the disabled community

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Coronavirus is pretty hard for all of us, but in some communities, like the disabled community, it definitely hits harder.

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula

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Today is the International Day to End Obstetric Fistula.

My two weeks in quarantine

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I was on a trip when COVID19 went from bad to worse. The self-isolation period when I returned home was both frustrating, and insightful.

'Disabled' is not a bad word

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We have unconscious assumptions of what agency looks like on a day to day basis. This assumption looks almost nothing like the reality.

Why do men pay for sex?

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If we want safety and dignity for sex workers, then we must also pay attention to the men who visit them. 

Being an African woman in 2020

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While we cannot dismiss how far women’s rights have come, we can all agree the journey is far from over. Let’s take a realistic look at what it looks like to be an African woman in 2020.

Self-care: a priority for all

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What it is self-care and why it is important? Here is a simple explanation on why everyone needs to implement self-care in their everyday life.