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HE IS SHE

I knew her when she was a he. All strikingly handsome, tall, curly black hair, brown eyed, lean and toned, a Somali-Canadian; strutting down the Esplanade in shockingly-bright clothes –

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How do you react when a straight person tells you ‘you don’t look gay’?

David Hudson says he’s thrown by the intention behind the comment, ‘You don’t look gay’, in this piece originally published on Gay Star News. * There’s a funny meme doing

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10 Lessons Bottoming Teaches You About Life

There are some things in life that become crystal clear only when you’ve had a dick in your butt. Excuse my bluntness, but as Monique Heart likes to say, “Facts

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IN THE WITCHING HOUR

Fear is good; it reminds us we’re still alive. Courage is better; it helps us navigate strategically beyond fear. * 2: 14 am The night was alive with the croaking

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Friend Of The Family

His mind is wicked, this friend. Not evil, but wickedly mischievous, like a leprechaun. Being faithful is not one of his strongest suits; he leads a double life in marriage.

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The First Time I Was Called Homo

As a child, I was very effeminate. I acted a lot like a girl. My behind swayed as I walked, and gesticulating with limp-wristed hands while talking was the most

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PRIDE OF THE ANGRY GAY NIGERIAN

It is the month of Pride and I am angry. I am angry for the gay Nigerian. I am angry for our Pride. I am angry at the injustices we

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Do You Know A Hoe?

A “hoe” is the language used to describe those who are promiscuous. But in recent times, it is being reclaimed as a term of compliment where once it was used

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Coming To Toronto

He celebrated it, his non-deportation. Five years in Canada, living in the shadows – and finally he can come out in the light. Yet, his friends laugh at him. But

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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