Netflix’s perfect clapback at homophobe disgusted over gay love story in show ‘Elite’

Sometimes it feels like the LGBTI community can never have nice things. Netflix gives us a gay storyline in new drama, Elite, and already it’s got homophobes riled up. The streaming service posted a photo of Omar and Ander about to kiss on their Instagram. On it, they wrote: ‘The only thing I want is to be with you. #Omander’

THE LIE THAT IS “I AM IN A RELATIONSHIP”

As a corps member serving in Abuja, not much had changed in my life, compared to the introverted life I led in Lagos. My interactions with the gay community didn’t go beyond chatting on the various social media platforms; as much as I wanted to get to know people and make acquaintances in this new city, my anthropophobia would not

Revenge Is A Dish Best Served Cold

I grew up in a home that may as well have been a prison where the only chance we got to experience the world outside was when we went to school or church. My siblings and I weren’t even allowed to play with or chat with the neighbours. This kind of guarded upbringing, I believe, attributed to the kind of

Your Coming Out Should Be Their Loss, Not Yours

To commemorate the National Coming Out Day, which is today October 11, here is something from a KDian.   I never really had that coming out moment with the expected “Nigerian reaction”. I came out to my mother sometime back and she has still been my mum, going about her motherly duties and having zero problems with who I want

The Desired Touch

The week I found out that I’d gotten a random woman from a forgettable one-night stand pregnant was the most stressful week I’d had in years. I was in the final year of my contract with a professional football team and had no idea if the team was going to extend my contract or cut me loose due to my

People Are Suggesting Hilarious Titles for the ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Sequel

The film’s director said the title couldn’t be Call Me by Your Name Two, so fans took matters into their own hands.   Academy Award-winning, gay coming-of-age film Call Me by Your Name took the world by storm last awards season, so much so that a sequel was basically in production the second they finished the press tours. The film’s

CHASING ROGUE (Part 2)

Previously on CHASING ROGUE… *** The above was the exchange that took place right as I was about to board a bus back to Aguda. As we texted back and forth, I’d alighted from the bus and was walking back to the bike stand to return to Yaba. It was past 10 am at this time. I was going to