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GOOD BOY TURNED BAD

I was checking my messages on Facebook and there was a message from this guy – Temi. Temi had been consistently sending me messages every day and no matter how

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I Saw A Nigerian Man

I saw a Nigerian man at the fitness center tonight. I knew he was Nigerian and a Yoruba man because he pronounced ‘eat’ as ‘heat’ and ‘walk’ as ‘work’. Just

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The Potholes In Bisi Alimi’s Claim Of Sexual Abuse

When I first read Bisi Alimi’s narration of his experience with sexual misconduct, one thing was clear: the intention was altruistic in trying to encourage others to speak up about

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“I Will Fight For You But…” The Shame Of The LGBT Activist

The post you’re yet to read is very contextual. Without revealing much, especially considering the group’s terms of security, there exists on Facebook a group for Nigerian men. In this

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Dear Self Righteous Nigerian: Open Letter From a Humanist

Dear Self Righteous Nigerian At what point did we become so comfortable with raising glasses to murder, with saying cheers to the act of one man taking another man’s life?

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The One That’s About To Get Away

Funsho came into my life in a couple of tweets I saw awhile ago that detailed how he went all the way to his mother’s place after closing late from

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THIS IS A GAY POST

“You meet someone at a party. You finally talk to that crush or you go online and you start a conversation with this random stranger. The conversation is intriguing. It

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THE NIGHT OF CONFESSIONS

The first time I got head, I was tipsy. It was my very first head and let me just tell you – a head-mistress was the one who gave it

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Homosexuality Is Not Un-African But Homophobia Is

Previously published on africanexponent.com Homosexuality is considered an anathema to African societies. In Tanzania’s semi-autonomous Zanzibar, 12 women and 8 men were arrested over homosexuality. They were in a hotel

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The Question About The End Of One’s Self-Consciousness Over Being Gay

David Hudson questions his internalized homophobia and wonders if it will ever go away in this piece originally published on gaystarnews.com * At what age does one’s internalized homophobia fade