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Kito Stories 31 Comments

ONE AFTER THE OTHER (Part 2)

Previously on ONE AFTER THE OTHER… * “Then what is it?” my mother asked me. At this, my heart started racing and I had to take a deep steadying breath.

Kito Stories 18 Comments

ONE AFTER THE OTHER (A Coming Out Story)

“It’s not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit

Our Stories 22 Comments

FINDING DIMEJI (PART 3)

Previously on FINDING DIMEJI… * Hold me close and hold me fast, this magic spell you cast, This is La vie en rose. When you kiss me, heaven sighs and

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FINDING DIMEJI (PART 2)

Previously on FINDING DIMEJI… * After the awkward experience with his mother, Dimeji and I began to relate freely once again. Weirdly, we grew even closer and practically inseparable following

Our Stories 21 Comments

FINDING DIMEJI

“I don’t know where Dimeji is, sir,” I said in a low tone. It was a lie. “What do you mean by that? Are you not his boyfriend?” Mr. Adeleke

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DAYS OF MY LIFE

As an effeminate child, I grew up having low self esteem and being insecure about how I looked. That, I think, came from the constant comparison with the other boy

The Happenings 6 Comments

Dwyane Wade Recalls “Proud” Moment His Transgender Child Came Out To Him

Gabrielle Union’s husband Dwyane Wade says he is “proud” of his transgender daughter. The former NBA star is a father to four children – Zaire, Zaya and Xavier – from

Kito Stories 16 Comments

“WHO IS EMEKA?” (A Coming Out Story)

It began about three months ago. It was exactly 4:20am in the morning and still dark outside, when I came awake; the boom of a thunder jolted me into wakefulness.

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MY HAND IN MARRIAGE

Okay, I’m tired. I’m really, really, really tired of my family trying to set me up with husbands. Sometime last year, I made it clear to my parents that I

Editor's Desk 13 Comments

THE STRUGGLE WITH THE “NO” YOU SAY TO MARRIAGE

There is nothing like a wedding in the family to remind elderly relatives of the unmarried status of the younger ones in the family. There is nothing like the impending