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K’osidim n’obi (Entry 9)

So this month marked the ninth month anniversary of bae and I being together. It hasn’t always been a smooth ride of course. There are days when you’d seriously look

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Men Are Scum

I’ve always wanted the true love of a man. And maybe I did get close to having it. But that one move by my sixteen-year-old self was the worst mistake

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About Religion, Ultimatums, And Gay Relationships

I had some thoughts on the story, The Love That Wasn’t Meant To Be. First, I think it is not ideal to manage a relationship by the means of an

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The Love That Wasn’t Meant To Be (Part 2)

Previously on The Love That Wasn’t Meant To Be… * The days that came after Nosa’s visit saw us communicating regularly. We hardly had any disagreement except for when I just

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The Love That Wasn’t Meant To Be

Nosa and I met online. I really cannot remember which of the sites now but it was in the era of Gaydar and GayRomeo. Yes, in those days, it took

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Go Sit In The Back, Bitch

There’s a downside to being a gay man in this country where your presence and rights are not acknowledged. There are many downsides, but there’s one I want to point

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So the guy you like just told you he’s HIV-positive — Now what?

A piece by Jake Myers You’re on cloud nine. He’s hot. The chemistry is right. The conversation flows. There’s nothing about him that annoys you. It’s so rare to find

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LETTERS TO MY FUTURE HUSBAND

Dear Future Husband, My name is Awele, in my early thirties, a middle-class professional, 5ft 11” tall, with toned skin. I consider my straight long legs that hold up my

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ONE STEP AT A TIME (Episode 1)

I call him Cherie and that makes him blush. He can get on my last nerve, making me want to rip off his epiglottis sometimes. But then he always has

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FOR THE LOVE OF A GOOD MAN

This is not a story of rainbows and roses. It’s about finding me. Well, sort of. It all began with me stepping out of my comfort zone. I was just