The freedom is coming

“I will play Papa, I will be the Papa. Marietta will play mama, and all of you will be our children.” The conditioning of sexuality stands firmly on its very deep roots. You are supposed to wait until you are of age, hopefully someone of the opposite sex will choose you. You will get married…

Building a community of women that support each other

Kyeitembe, a small village located on the outskirts Kampala in Uganda is my home area. Our house neighbors farms and forests. Growing up in this neighborhood was fun. We often played hide and seek with our friends in the forests until it got dark. Mother always waited for our return with a big stick. My…

My possessed pair of shorts

Sexual freedom to me is like my demon possessed pair of shorts, at least, that’s what my mother used to call them. They were black and green, blue and pink. On a good day you could see a little bit of brown and yellow. In short, my shorts had all the colours of the rainbow….

“Sexual Freedom”

“Sexual Freedom”, I read aloud the two words in front of my 70-year-old granny and I watched her shift uncomfortably in her chair, knowing then and there that my mission was complete. What mission was that I know you wonder, and the answer is very simple: I wanted to see whether or not my grandmother…

Sexual Freedom Must Be for Everyone

Sexual freedom is known as the authority to lawfully live with and love the person you want,when you want, and how you want without cultural or medical oppression.The freedom flows from the belief that human sexuality cannot be prescribed or legislated as ithelps us to set boundaries for ourselves and allows us to portray any…

Fluidity and expression

My sexual freedom resulted from choosing to ‘look.’ It could have been a terrible thing of course, maybe it was, plainly because of the thin line between admiring and objectifying. But at that time I had kept myself hidden from that world and did not know who I was or what I wanted.   The object…

Harnessing my sexual power by claiming my sexual freedom.

The first thing that comes to my mind when I hear the word sexual freedom is the ability to exercise power and autonomy over my body and what I choose to do with it. Having an intrinsic understanding that my sexual desires are natural and breaking out of the tyranny of feeling shameful and dirty…

Inside My Purse Writing Competition

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