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Whitney Houston’s ‘Girlfriend’, Robyn Crawford, Finally Opens Up About Their Relationship

Robyn Crawford, longtime friend and sometime girlfriend of the late Whitney Houston, has finally opened up about their relationship. People obtained an exclusive excerpt from Crawford’s new memoir, A Song

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Nigerian Man’s Tweets Expose The Homophobic Nature of The Nigerian Male Privilege

Someone, a lady, once tweeted that no matter what they claim to the contrary, straight men understand consent. You just have to put them in a position where their space

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“They Arrested Me Because ‘All Male Models Are Gay’.” – Nigerian Model narrates his ordeal with the Nigerian Police

The fascination with gay people is real when it comes to the Nigerian Police. All you have to do is look like you fit any of the thousand gay stereotypes,

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Dear Religious People, Stop Using The Bible As A Weapon Of Homophobia

(Originally published on Queerty) God works in mysterious ways. Or so I was told throughout my childhood, when going to church was a ritual my family completed several times every

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Homophobic Actress, Seyi Omooba, after getting dropped from The Color Purple, now plans to sue

Actress Oluwaseyi (Seyi) Omooba is suing for religious discrimination after she was dropped from the production of The Color Purple in March for a 2014 social media post she made

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Eddie Murphy talks about regretting his ‘ignorant’ old jokes about AIDS and homosexuality

Eddie Murphy has said he now ‘cringes’ at his old anti-gay jokes. The comic had a decidedly homophobic start in comedy, with his 1983 special, Delirious, opening with a five-minute

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Homophobe claims Homosexuality can’t be loving because anal sex is painful, and gets shut down by Twitter

Logging onto Twitter and seeing a homophobe on your timeline is almost par for the course these days, but one bigot got schooled after she said homosexuality isn’t loving because

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Lil Nas X says he was scared of losing fans by coming out as gay but was ‘pushed by the universe’

Lil Nas X said in a recent interview that he didn’t initially plan to come out as gay, in part due to his fear of alienating some of his fans.

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BBC’s LGBT correspondent Ben Hunte reveals the homophobic abuse he receives

The BBC‘s LGBT+ correspondent Ben Hunte has revealed some of the homophobic messages he’s received after his personal phone number was leaked. Hunte, 27, is a gay journalist who became

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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