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Kito Stories 18 Comments

HIS KITO STORY (EDITION 31)

My kito story happened last month. I always thought of myself as a very cautious person who could avoid getting victimized by being careful. Then my worst nightmare happened. I

Our Stories 17 Comments

SIDE TO SIDE (Part 2)

Previously on SIDE TO SIDE… * As much as I hate talking about it, I have come to realise that my interactions, actions, art designs and reactions to things, however

The Happenings 4 Comments

“The Shit You Have To Unlearn As A Nigerian Is A Lot.” – Elnathan John

From the social cluelessness to a normalized disregard for fellow humanity, writer Elnathan John talks about all the ways Nigerians are problematic, especially when they leave the environment of this

Series (Non-Fiction) 42 Comments

SUITS AND TIES (Part 11)

He was employed at my workplace on a contractual basis, as a member of a team of consultants. They were programmers employed to automate a particular process in the company.

Editor's Desk 3 Comments

The Minority Report on Bobrisky, the Trans Identity and Transphobia

Homophobia and transphobia are really not the same. Homophobia is rooted in moral disgust, and gay rights activism is saying that your moral disgust is not sufficient grounds to proscribe

Fiction 40 Comments

TORN

I am depressed. Forlorn. Weary at heart. Devastated. Immensely unhappy. You could even say I am on that thin ice of contemplating suicide and you won’t be far from the

The Happenings 13 Comments

57 IMPRISONED

Last August, 57 men were arrested in Lagos, after the police crashed a party in Egbeda. They were accused of attending a gay initiation party – an arrest that completely

The Happenings 1 Comment

Beyoncé and Jay Z to be honored by GLAAD with the Vanguard Award for their LGBT advocacy

Beyoncé and Jay Z are to be honored by GLAAD for their LGBT advocacy work. The LGBT media organization announced that the two superstars have won the Vanguard Award. The

Our Stories 31 Comments

SIDE TO SIDE

I pulled up my sweatpants, put on my shirt, reached for my sport shoes and pulled them on. I put my phone in my pocket and picked up my keys.

Opinion Pieces 5 Comments

God is Not a Straight Man

God is not a dude. God is not a man. God is not a He. Growing up, I was taught that “He” most certainly was all of those things—and it