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Opinion: The Problem With Preferences

When being called out for superficiality, people cling to the term “preference.” In most cases, people use the term out of context; they use it to justify and perpetuate damaging

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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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Opinion: I’m Tired of Major Studio Movies’ Trivial ‘Gay’ Moments

The cast of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald appeared on the Today Show to share the first full-length trailer for the J.K. Rowling-penned movie, which featured a “gay” moment

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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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That Piece About How Straight Fans Love Queer Celebs Until They Talk About Sex

Thanks to various online platforms, queer celebrities garner larger mainstream — read: straight — fandoms than ever before. For so long, celebrities were asked to hide their queerness for fear

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Tweet of the Day: Reject The Shaming Over Your Sensitivity

If you’re outspoken about LGBT rights, you’d most likely have come up against a tweet or comment mocking or scolding you for being too sensitive. Heck, you might have even

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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