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The Secret Gay History Of Islam

Originally published on gaystarnews.com Islam once considered homosexuality to be one of the most normal things in the world. The Ottoman Empire, the seat of power in the Muslim world,

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The Language of Homophobia

Recently on Facebook, writer Bura Bari Nwilo updated the post below, chastising the tendency straight guys have for naming and shaming the gay guys who hit on them online. In

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Abuja Is For Jesus!

Some years ago in Abuja, I attended COZA. The service was going well. Good sermon, fantastic praise and worship – service was just perfect. So it happened that when the

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Mass Arrests Amid LGBT Media Blackout in Egypt

The Egyptian government has intensified its campaign against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and their supporters, arresting dozens of people in less than two weeks, as reported by

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THE CURSE OF THE MEN

I lean forward to observe closely the unique sight before me, down the street. Maybe my awe is in the fact that they are not one man but two. Maybe

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COVENANT

Originally published on kalaharireview.com I was seventeen when my mother found out I am gay. It did a lot of damage to our relationship. She felt like she didn’t know

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‘Total bottom’ Haaz Sleiman talks bottom-shaming and hooking up with Anderson Cooper ‘a few times’

Actor Haaz Sleiman made headlines this week when he released a video on social media announcing that not only is he gay, but he’s a “total bottom.” “I am a

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“If You Ever Come To Me To Kill Me Just Because I’m Gay, I Will Destroy You.” Actor Haaz Sleiman sends message to homophobes in coming out video

Haaz Sleiman, actor and star of comedy-drama television show Nurse Jackie, came out as gay on Saturday (26 August). In a sassy Facebook post, he publicly came out for the