Tag "Humanity"

Profiles 13 Comments

“Love Conquers Hate.” The Part 2 Of Kenny Brandmuse’s Tell-All Interview

This interview continues from HERE. * Tell us about life as an HIV-Positive gay Nigerian. Even though HIV is not a badge of honor for anyone, it’s been listed as

Editor's Desk 1 Comment

Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’

I just recently finished reading the collection of stories by Nigerian LGBT women, the book titled She Called Me Woman, and I went through a whole gamut of emotions while

Our Stories 3 Comments

Hate Begets A Man

There were two things he hated most passionately – abortion and homosexuality. And because he was born so awesomely brilliant and had such extreme work ethics, he chased the profession

Our Stories 5 Comments

The Complexity of Human Sexuality

Human sexuality is a complex rainbow. If, like me, you were raised in Nigeria as an excessively religious person, but unlike me, you remain a religious fundamentalist jerk and homophobe

Editor's Desk 2 Comments

Dear Self Righteous Nigerian: Open Letter From a Humanist

Dear Self Righteous Nigerian At what point did we become so comfortable with raising glasses to murder, with saying cheers to the act of one man taking another man’s life?

The Happenings 3 Comments

Tweet Of The Day XVII

Here’s a great example of the stark difference between the current American presidency and the last: in the wake of Trump’s horrific response to the Charlottesville tragedy, where he condemned

The Happenings 10 Comments

Donald Trump lashes out at Meryl Streep following her Golden Globes speech

Sunday night’s must-see moment at the Golden Globes had to be Meryl Streep’s acceptance speech upon receiving the Cecille B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award. The actress used the time to

Poetry 2 Comments

SHAKEN

Oh my darling, do not be so shaken There is no solace here You will feel the rain and the heat The ground will not carry you forever And the

Editor's Desk 12 Comments

Eleven Ways To Love Yourself More This New Year

1. Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself: It’s really easy to focus on your flaws, imperfections, pimples, and other things you hate about yourself. But harping so much on negative

Poetry 2 Comments

A Moment

One moment, we are a race who sees beauty in everything The next, we have devolved into a race that sees beauty only in the vanity of appearance. * One