Tag "Anti Gay Crime"

Opinion Pieces 3 Comments

Opinion: After Jussie Smollett, Will Real Victims of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes Be Heard?

Jussie Smollett just made it that much harder for the United States to have an honest conversation about anti-LGBT violence. What’s especially painful is how urgent that conversation remains. On

The Happenings 2 Comments

“My Body Is Strong But My Soul Is Stronger.” Jussie Smollett breaks silence following vicious attack

Jussie Smollett has issued his first public statement since it was reported that he was assaulted by two men in Chicago earlier this week. “Let me start by saying that

Kito Stories 36 Comments

HIS KITO STORY (EDITION 30)

It was 2015 and I was living in Kaduna. (I have actually lived in Kaduna all my life) I was entering my final year in the university at the time.

Kito Stories 12 Comments

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND…FAST (A KITO STORY)

This story happened in 2012. I’d just changed jobs from being a secretary/personal assistant to a barrister in a law firm, to begin working as a volunteer church staff. As

Kito Stories 19 Comments

MY (NEAR) KITO STORY

Before I proceed into my story, I want to use this medium to thank the Kito Diaries family – the admin, writers, editorial crew, everyone who contributes to this blog,

Our Stories 45 Comments

Still In Lust With The Man Who Kitoed Me (Part 2)

Previously on STILL IN LUST WITH THE MAN WHO KITOED ME… * I finally summoned courage to call Dubem. I got his number from the caretaker. I dialed the number

Our Stories 37 Comments

Still In Lust With The Man Who Kitoed Me

Growing up, I had a huge crush on Dubem. Dubem was every definition of a beautiful man. Dark, muscular, athletic, with the most beautiful set of sparkling white teeth. I

Kito Stories 3 Comments

Kito Alert: The Nigerian Police Is On the Prowl

A KDian sent me screenshots of the following conversation that took place in his Facebook inbox. Check it out. It would seem that the police who arrested the young men

Editor's Desk 23 Comments

Kito Alert: POLICE ENTRAPMENT AND YOUR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS

There is another technique that the Lagos police have employed in their targeting of gay guys. They catch someone who’s gay and then they use him to lure his friends

The Happenings 3 Comments

Homophobes and transphobes could face jail time in Australia

People found guilty of threatening or inciting violence against someone based on their gender identity, sexuality, race or religion could get a jail term of up to three years. Intersex