Dust x PLR! – Adventures From the Bedrooms of African Women

Sex is one topic that will never get old.  “Adventures from the Bedrooms of African Women” is one of the few spaces where African women — and the partners they invite into their bedroom — can talk, share experience and learn from each other on a range of issues concerning African women and sexuality. Each issue will have snapshots of recent posts from the increasingly popular website.

Check out some of them below:

Good Christian Girls Don’t Have Sex…

I am a virgin, always have been, but hopefully — cross my fingers and praying fervently! — I will not always remain so. Growing up, the main reason I held onto my virginity was because of my religious beliefs. “Good Christian girls don’t have sex if they aren’t married,” was drummed into my head from all angles – in Church, in school and at home.

The constant pressure to not have sex, put my virginity on a pedestal. Abstinence was the be all and end all of Christianity and the proud label of a “good girl.” So, being a good girl and wanting Jesus to be proud of me — I have always been somewhat of a pleaser, you see — I have remained completely abstinent.

Yes, I am still a virgin.

Then I got out of Ghana and relocated to the United States. In this liberal, wholly different cultural and social environment, I began to think about and the research different views and opinions and ended up coming up with valid reasons for my beliefs. I am still a virgin, but at least now, its something I’ve chosen for myself rather than something that was forced upon me.

By: Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah


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