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Is There Anything Happy About The Independence Day?

As you celebrate the Independence, remember that Nigeria is not free. Not really. For how can a nation be free when its people aren’t? Remember the pain of those who

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Waka Pass Diaries (Who Is The Homo?)

September 25 We had very tumultuous sex on Saturday night, the kind that didn’t quit till Sunday morning, with brief rest periods in between. Then at some point in the

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What You Advocate For Is Both Personal And Public

Ever since Bisi Alimi posted his “response” to all the outrage caused by his Facebook post, I’ve been getting stormed by people who want to know what I have to

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“YES, MOM, I’M GAY.” The Truth That Was A Long Time Coming

“My son, are you a gay?” That was the question I both expected and didn’t see coming from my Mother. In the recent past, whenever people asked me the question:

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Dear Bisi Alimi, When You Fight For Equality, You Fight For Everyone

My WhatsApp settings is such that whenever photos are shared on the app, they automatically upload into my Media Gallery. And so, that was how I was scrolling through the

The Happenings 2 Comments

“The LGBT community now harass police officers.” Civil rights activist and anti-SARS campaigner, Segun Awosanya exposes his bigotry on Twitter

Segun Awosanya is the face and convener of the #EndSARS campaign that took Nigeria, both online and offline, by the storm months ago, and has endured up until Acting President

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Kito Alert: POLICE ENTRAPMENT AND YOUR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

There is another technique that the Lagos police have employed in their targeting of gay guys. They catch someone who’s gay and then they use him to lure his friends

Our Stories 1 Comment

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

LESSON 20 From the chapter, ‘I Convinced Myself I Wasn’t Lesbian’, HA has this to say to us: “Until we become visible, queer people [in Nigeria] will continue to think

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The Lie Of “I Love You”

You know what I don’t understand? Guys who are such pathological liars, they lie even when they don’t have to. How is it that you know someone, you both hook

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 19)

LESSON 19 From the chapter, ‘Why Do I Have To Ask You To Consider Me Human’, DK admonishes: “Why do I have to ask you to consider me human? Can’t