Tag "Family"

Our Stories 26 Comments

THE NAME OF MY GIRLFRIEND

Perhaps I was the one who made the mistake of linking my brother to my friend. Not like there had been a lot of options at the time: the family

Kito Stories 19 Comments

HIS COMING OUT STORY (Edition 9)

My life took a new turn when I turned 18, due to an experience that changed my life forever (This story will be told another day). I resolved to be

Editor's Desk 6 Comments

How Gay Dads Shut Down Ignorant Parenting Stereotypes

[Written by Mark Loewen and Originally published on GSN] Being a gay dad means that you will come out. A lot. Over and over again. Before I was a parent,

Our Stories 45 Comments

THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT

So, this is a follow-up to my story, Going Through The Valley Of The Shadow Of Hell. So much has happened since that story was published and I want to

Our Stories 3 Comments

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

Kito Stories 30 Comments

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

Opinion Pieces 2 Comments

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

Our Stories 42 Comments

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

Kito Stories 35 Comments

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

Kito Stories 41 Comments

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