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Unlearning Homophobic and Transphobic Behavior and the Fear of Labels

People are afraid of labels, even when the labels fit them perfectly. What happens when you call a racist person racist? They’ll probably start crying, after calling you the n-word.

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#EndSARS: Acting President Yemi Osinbajo orders the ‘overhaul’ of notorious anti-robbery unit

Nigeria’s acting president Yemi Osinbajo has ordered the immediate “overhaul” of Nigerian police’s special anti-robbery squad (SARS). Osinbajo’s directive came after months of street and social media protests against the

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 17)

LESSON 17 From the chapter, ‘Same-sex Relationships Are A Choice’, HK says: “I used to think that coming out was unnecessary. Like, why do you have to explain to anyone

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Waka Pass Diaries (Friend With Benefits)

August 11 There’s this friend of mine who has a Friend-With-Benefits relationship with me. The sex is really good. But that has been all we have. Really good sex. Plus

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LeBron James thanks the Trans Cast of ‘Pose’ for being Inspirational Women

Black women have been dominating magazine covers lately, so much so that even the arguably best basketball player in the world, LeBron James, has taken notice. In a slideshow on

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Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo reassures church leaders that he won’t decriminalise homosexuality

The President of Ghana has said he has “no plans” of changing the country’s laws on homosexuality. As with most of Africa, it is currently illegal to be gay in

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THE JOURNEY THROUGH HOMOSEXUALITY

Denial is the first stage of grief. It’s also often the first response to realizing that one is homosexual. Acceptance is the last stage of grief, if one ever does

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Lena Waithe Explains Why She Cut Her Hair. “I Felt Like I Was Holding Onto a Piece of Femininity.”

Lena Waithe, the prolific Emmy-winning writer who is now balancing multiple projects, set the internet ablaze again when she unveiled a new buzzed haircut and fade. Waithe spoke to Variety

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 16)

LESSON 16 From the chapter, ‘Your Sexuality Doesn’t Define Who You Are’, BW says: “Sex is very important to a relationship. There is a connection that comes with sex. I

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Bottoms Have Dicks Too

I’m in this Facebook gay group that I am considering leaving because of all the community, internal prejudice that simmers in there. Considering the fact that the group is filled