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The Bottom Chronicles

Recently, there have been a slew of conversations and misconceptions pushed by stereotypes surrounding Bottoms that I’ve encountered amongst friends on the social media. During one conversation about rape and

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ONE STEP AT A TIME (Episode 2)

These past weeks have been really educative and interesting. Bae and I have really gotten to learn a lot about ourselves in ways we never got to do while in

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THE HOOK-UP STORY IX

Like most other things, the hookup scene over here in London is vastly different from that in Nigeria. And with each passing encounter, I get to realize that. Unhampered by

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LETTERS TO MY FUTURE HUSBAND (Entry 2)

Dear Future Husband Last week started with the reassuring sex I had with an old acquaintance. The thing is I needed to prove to myself that I am still sexy,

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LETTERS TO MY FUTURE HUSBAND

Dear Future Husband, My name is Awele, in my early thirties, a middle-class professional, 5ft 11” tall, with toned skin. I consider my straight long legs that hold up my

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ONE STEP AT A TIME (Episode 1)

I call him Cherie and that makes him blush. He can get on my last nerve, making me want to rip off his epiglottis sometimes. But then he always has

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ONE STEP AT A TIME: By Melvyn & Carl

We’re in love, Melvyn and I. And we want to share bits of our happiness. Updates of our life together. We will be taking turns to write this series. I’m

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K’osidim n’obi (Entry 8)

I haven’t seen Alor in ages. He’s been mad at me, angry since I started dating Marv. Since, in his own words, I “proved my oddity beyond all doubt by

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RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 69)

On a beautiful Wednesday, I was at home enjoying a quiet evening with Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing (totally recommending that book, guys), when my friend called me. After the typical exchange

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RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 68)

Nearly every gay man I meet these days is an atheist, or at least claims to be one (many of them still shout Jesus Christ when we have a near