Tag "Homosexuality"

The Happenings 6 Comments

“If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you.” Police PRO, Dolapo Badmus warns

The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, who goes by the social media handle @opetodolapo, clearly felt it was her civic duty to remind the Nigerian LGBT community of

Fiction 16 Comments

THE FIRST GAY COUPLE TO STAND JUDGMENT

It was Christmas Eve. My paternal extended family had a ritual of spending the day before Christmas Day together. Last year, it had been at Uncle Sebastian’s house at Elekahia

Our Stories 36 Comments

MY HOMOSEXUAL JOURNEY

I was your typical born-again teenager. Pious looking. Academic. I didn’t speak to girls if I could help it. I simply loved the Lord! I went to a Christian secondary

Our Stories 14 Comments

TURN THE LIGHTS ON

Every moment of my life, I am confronted one way or another by the reality of the feelings I have that are unlike what is the norm. My earliest memories

Our Stories 5 Comments

Overcoming The Abuse And The Lessons From ‘The Miseducation Of Cameron Post’

I recently read a tweet where the user called out a common failing of parenting. He said: “Just a quick reminder that the child you imagine in your head is

Series (Non-Fiction) 1 Comment

DEAR STRAIGHT PEOPLE (Episode 4)

For this episode, what Ani Kayode Somtochukwu has to say to straight people is in a tweet. 

Opinion Pieces 2 Comments

Opinion: Are Anti-Gay Witch Hunts Really Protecting ‘African Values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa.   On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt

Our Stories 20 Comments

The Bible Does Not Obsess Over Homosexuality. Christians Do.

This write-up addresses issues raised in the last post about God, Heaven, and Hell. It also doubles as my reply to a KDian whom I had been having a back-and-forth

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OPEN LETTER TO AN INTERNALLY-HOMOPHOBIC FRIEND

Dear X, I watched a movie called Prayers For Bobby. It’s a movie about the true life story of a young man, Bobby Griffith, who found out he was gay,

Opinion Pieces 8 Comments

GETTING TO KNOW MY BEST FRIEND WHO’S GAY

FOREWORD: Another ally speaks the message of love. Her name is Sally Dadzie, and what she has to say is very compelling. Check on it. * When I met him,