#HowIResist Campaign 16

#HowIResist Campaign 16

The test of how we make a law should not be disgust or distaste; it should be its verifiable negative impact on society, not whether or not we like lizard egusi soup…

What makes us expend more energy asking for young gay men to be jailed and killed than for all our past leaders to be rounded up and jailed? How is Dino Melaye more ‘natural’ and ‘human’ than Ellen DeGeneres?

What kind of stupid ass system of mores and laws arrives at such a pointless, ridiculous conclusion? – Chude Jideonwo

 

#HowIResist

I am here today, standing tall, with my head held high, determined never to let the homophobic tide get to my being ever again. I own my space and call the shots.

I resist anyone, whoever (s)he may be, having the power to erode my space with bigotry and homophobia. I’ll keep resisting till there’s nothing left to resist.

I am HUMAN! I MATTER! I’ll KEEP LIVING! – Tee

 

#HowIResist

I was taught that whatever you are feeling or going through, religion comes first and is always right. My heart has bled, I have shed tears, I’ve been made fun of, threatened, misunderstood, and hated for who I am.

I resist by giving myself so much love, attention, self appreciation and motivation, because though it’s hard, CHANGE is COMING. It’s inevitable and you either get onboard or you get off. I AM ONBOARD. – Meche Nelson

 

#HowIResist

I resist by spreading love and acceptance and teaching the younger ones that who you love does not matter because love rises above all labels. – Paula

 

#HowIResist

I resist by finding peace in who I am, by refusing to conform to the heteronormative construct put up by society, and by having zero tolerance for homophobia in whatever form it may take. – Tonie

 

#HowIResist

I resist by not giving a damn what people say, as long as I am being true to myself. We only get one life, and mine is mine alone. – Red

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  1. Mandy
    April 05, 07:33 Reply

    These stories are important. Let us keep resisting. Like Meche Nelson sad, CHANGE will come.

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