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HE SEES THE LIGHT

It had been a couple of weeks after the brutal attack on me and my friends in school; a couple of weeks after we decided that to not fight back,

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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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STAY MAD!

I am very polite and nice. Too polite, as some friends and acquaintances have said to me. “You are too nice to be my son.” My mother says this to

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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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THE LIE THAT IS “I AM IN A RELATIONSHIP”

As a corps member serving in Abuja, not much had changed in my life, compared to the introverted life I led in Lagos. My interactions with the gay community didn’t

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Your Coming Out Should Be Their Loss, Not Yours

To commemorate the National Coming Out Day, which is today October 11, here is something from a KDian.   I never really had that coming out moment with the expected

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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