Tag "Diversity"

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The First Time I Was Called Homo

As a child, I was very effeminate. I acted a lot like a girl. My behind swayed as I walked, and gesticulating with limp-wristed hands while talking was the most

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A CELEBRATION OF DIVERSITY (An Anniversary Note On Kito Diaries)

The universe, in all its ramifications, expresses an overabundance of diversity everywhere you look. On Planet Earth, there are about 8.7 million (give or take 1.3 million) different species –

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A DIFFERENT KIND OF WOMAN

Where do I start from! Yeah, the top is always a good place to start. So basically, I had been out of a relationship for months and all was well

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ALL SHE DID WAS LOOK LIKE A GUY!

As a Nigerian, I should not be shocked by some of the stories I hear. But on that day, when a good friend of mine shared with me an ordeal

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The Complexity of Human Sexuality

Human sexuality is a complex rainbow. If, like me, you were raised in Nigeria as an excessively religious person, but unlike me, you remain a religious fundamentalist jerk and homophobe

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Update on the TIERs-partnered national conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality

Yesterday, we announced the news about the upcoming conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality in Nigeria, organized by the University of Lagos, set to be held at the UNILAG main campus

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TIERs is partnering with first ever national conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality

The Initiative for Equal Rights is proud to partner with and invite you to the first ever conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality in Nigeria, organized by the University of

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Have You Been Following MTV’s Latest Shuga Series ‘Down South’?

Originally published on mtvshuga.com as Set Yourself Free If you’ve been following MTV Shuga: Down South, you would have seen that the series is getting real deep. There’s so much

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“I’m Fighting For You.” Viola Davis to LGBT Families

Viola Davis has a message of support for LGBT families. “I’m fighting for you,” she said at the Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Custody, a movie about a mother’s struggle

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Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs addresses lack of diversity in 2016 Oscars

The Academy president, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, has finally addressed the lack of diversity in the 2016 Oscars nominations. In a statement released by the Academy, Cheryl said: “I’d like to

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