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Trifonia Melibea Obono (Equatorial Guinea, 1982) is a journalist and political scientist, as well as a professor and researcher on women and gender in Africa. She has been a professor in the literature and social sciences faculty of the UNGE (National University of Equatorial Guinea) in Malabo since 2013 and is part of the team of the Afro-Hispanic Studies Center of the UNED. She is finishing her PhD in interdisciplinary studies in gender and equality at the University of Salamanca. She has contributed to numerous national and foreign publications, and is the author of two novels, Herencia de bindendee (Ediciones del Auge, 2016) and La bastarda (Flores Raras, 2016), the latter of which is forthcoming from The Feminist Press in 2018, translated by Lawrence Schimel. "The Indecency Club" is an extract from La Bastarda.