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Opinion: 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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So, You Think Homosexuality Is Un-African?

Well, it’s Not. Anti-gay sentiments in Africa, which run counter to a history of same-sex practices across the continent, are often fuelled by the hostile attitudes of some in key

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Demisexuality (The Place Where I Found Myself)

Prior to my discovery of this word just a few hours ago, I’d always assumed I was an oddity and accepted it as that. I cannot say I’ve always wanted

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So What Exactly Is Pansexuality And How Is It Different From Bisexuality?

More and more celebrities are defining themselves as pansexual. Miley Cyrus and Asia Kate Dillon have embraced the label for years, but the recent celebrity coming-outs have given pansexuality renewed

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Benue State’s Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill: Where Are The Priorities?

Benue, a North-Central Nigerian State, has become more prominent in recent times for so many wrong reasons. It is a state with a population of 4,253,641 as of the 2006

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Todrick Hall Tells A Brilliantly Uncomfortable Story With ‘Forbidden’

Before I start this review, I just want to put two things out there. Firstly, I don’t review albums professionally. Hell, I think this is the first album review I

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STRAIGHT TALK ON GAY SEX

The following is a Facebook post by Bill Flavell where he interrogates the issue of why gay sex (that is, the sexual intimacy between two men) causes so much discomfort

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10 Reasons Why Your Relationships Don’t Last Longer Than 3 Months

Three months of dating a guy may not seem like a long time, but for some of us, it’s the longest relationship we’ve ever had. So if you find yourself

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Do Not Applaud The Pope’s Stance On Homosexuality

News has broken of a conversation between Pope Francis and Juan Carlos Cruz (a victim of Chilean abuser Fernando Karadima). Spending three days with the Pope back in April, in

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“It’s Never Too Late To Live.” – Kenny Brandmuse

I’ve been seeing many same-gender loving men getting married to women on my Facebook timeline of late. Like one every other week. Congratulations, guys! I recalled how I used to