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OPEN LETTER TO AN INTERNALLY-HOMOPHOBIC FRIEND

Dear X, I watched a movie called Prayers For Bobby. It’s a movie about the true life story of a young man, Bobby Griffith, who found out he was gay,

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Opinion: Why Gay Men Need Straight Friends Too

We often hear that straight people need educating about what’s going on in the LGBT community. There’s a constant narrative about what we can do to widen our heteronormative society’s

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The Piece About Domestic Abuse In A Gay Relationship And The Victim’s Denial

[This piece was originally published on Gay Star News] * In my teens, I had a pretty clear idea of what domestic abuse looked like. I had seen enough movies,

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PROBLEMATIC GAY MEN YOU’VE EVER HAD SEX WITH

1. Those who’ll avert their face when you reach for a kiss, bringing you to the sudden sinking realization that they are not kissers.   2. Those who kiss, but

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GETTING TO KNOW MY BEST FRIEND WHO’S GAY

FOREWORD: Another ally speaks the message of love. Her name is Sally Dadzie, and what she has to say is very compelling. Check on it. * When I met him,

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QUEER PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE

FOREWORD: This next ally is a friend whose opinions of societal shortcomings are intelligent and whose passion is inspiring. Asking him to weigh in with something to mark the Ally

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HOW CAN ANYONE CALL LOVE A CRIME?

FOREWORD: If you’ve read the three-chaptered Kito story – WE ARE HERE: THE ATTACK, THE HUNT, THE RETRIBUTION – then you would be familiar with who this next ally is.

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FROM THE FENCE TO THE ROOFTOP

FOREWORD: It is Ally Week, and during this period, we will be reading stuff penned by Nigerian LGBTQ allies. This very first piece is written by a social media force

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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

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CHASING ROGUE

I started doing some contract work for a publishing firm in Yaba, and since the commute from where I live is murder, I had to temporarily move in with a