Tag "Family"

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IN THE MIND OF A GROWING CHILD

Growing up was hard. My father was a Muslim and my mother a Christian, and they fought all the time, sometimes over financial issues and sometimes over which religion their

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HIS COMING OUT STORY (Edition 8)

April 3rd, 2017. I decided to take my sister out to swim. It was her 20th birthday and I’m her big brother. I decided also to introduce her to my

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Opinion: Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Supporting Their Son Zion at Pride Is The Example We All Need

There was an unmistakable sense of joy on the face of 11-year-old Zion Wade, the son of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, last weekend at the 11th annual Miami Beach

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GOING THROUGH THE VALLEY OF SHADOW OF HELL

I met Lucifer in 2012. He chatted me up on Facebook. I was just coming out of a relationship and didn’t feel like meeting anyone. But I was finally persuaded

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THE DEEP CUT

The past two years have been a real test on my individuality. There were two failed suicide attempts because I was fighting who I am. I had all these questions

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LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON? (A COMING OUT STORY)

It was on a Saturday night that it happened. At midnight. Two days after I came back from the NYSC orientation camp. My stepmother called me from my room to

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WHEN THE WORDS ARE QUIET AND THE SILENCE IS LOUD

Ok so where do I start? I was about 13 when I was caught with a friend from church. This friend was gay and had come to see me, and

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THE MEN WHO SLEEP WITH MEN

I graduated from the university in 2016 but couldn’t start my clearance immediately due to some departmental issues. So, I was at home, bored and frustrated about life. I am

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DAMAGED

I was born in Lagos, to a very uptight, churchy, disciplinarian family. I was born when my father had access to a lot of money and my mother kept going

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A Tiny Glimmer Of Hope

It was profoundly tough for me to write this, but I guess this is the only way I can find some release. My parents got divorced when I was just