Tag "Coming Out"

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Opinion: Coming Out Can Be Lonely

Queer people learn all the lessons our heterosexual counterparts learn and then some; not because we want to be burdened with extra work, but simply as a consequence of our

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Your Coming Out Should Be Their Loss, Not Yours

To commemorate the National Coming Out Day, which is today October 11, here is something from a KDian.   I never really had that coming out moment with the expected

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Nollywood And The Homosexual Nigerian

I came out to my colleague some weeks ago. From the first day we met, we had a connection, and that connection quickly led to a fast friendship. She studied

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“YES, MOM, I’M GAY.” The Truth That Was A Long Time Coming

“My son, are you a gay?” That was the question I both expected and didn’t see coming from my Mother. In the recent past, whenever people asked me the question:

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“Love Conquers Hate.” The Part 2 Of Kenny Brandmuse’s Tell-All Interview

This interview continues from HERE. * Tell us about life as an HIV-Positive gay Nigerian. Even though HIV is not a badge of honor for anyone, it’s been listed as

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A Mother’s Choice To Love

In a Facebook update, Bunmi Tella talks about the woman she was as a born-again Christian and the woman she later chose to be. Check on it. * When I

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“How Could He Know He Was Gay?” The Ridiculous Question That Came After The Suicide Of The 9-Year-Old

Reports came to light a few days ago about a 9-year-old boy from Colorado, Jamel Myles, taking his life because of anti-gay bullying from his classmates. His mother, Leia Piece,

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 17)

LESSON 17 From the chapter, ‘Same-sex Relationships Are A Choice’, HK says: “I used to think that coming out was unnecessary. Like, why do you have to explain to anyone

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“I Am Blessed With Beautiful Children.” Charly Boy Reacts To Daughter, Dewy Oputa, Coming Out As Lesbian

Charly Boy has taken to his social media to defend his daughter, Dewy Oputa, who came out as a lesbian in an Instagram post she shared as she showed off

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So What Exactly Is Pansexuality And How Is It Different From Bisexuality?

More and more celebrities are defining themselves as pansexual. Miley Cyrus and Asia Kate Dillon have embraced the label for years, but the recent celebrity coming-outs have given pansexuality renewed