Tag "internalized homophobia"

Our Stories 37 Comments

NO HOMO

This year has been shitty for me relationship-wise. Really shitty! It usually goes thus: Bain meet’s boy. Boy is straight. Boy knows Bain is gay. Boy doesn’t have a problem

Our Stories 10 Comments

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

Our Stories 50 Comments

Dancing The Mad Dance With Mr. Right-Now

They say those whom the gods want to destroy, they first make mad. I’d never taken any meaning to that saying until I met Ephraim. Our brief rela-fuck-ship of a

James' Journal 6 Comments

IBK’s JOURNAL (Entry 24)

August 19 Hey guys! It’s been a while. How y’all deewing? It’s been a fantastic week (end) for me. After exams, I headed right on over to Pookie’s and although

Our Stories 12 Comments

Hangman’s Noose

Was it the times I took my bucket to fetch water at the tap? Or when I would queue up on the bathing line waiting patiently for my turn to

Fiction 46 Comments

FLOWERS ON HIS HEAD

The first time you heard the word ‘Grindr’ was on a series on the telly. One of the gay characters had used it to meet up with a boy, after

Our Stories 53 Comments

TO LOSE WHAT YOU NEVER HAD

This story happened about 13 years ago when I started boarding school. I’d just transferred from a different school and would be resuming in my new school in JSS3. There

Editor's Desk 24 Comments

So Apparently Kito Diaries Was Established To Deceive Y’all

Behold, the power of internalized homophobia! 

Series (Non-Fiction) 17 Comments

RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 69)

On a beautiful Wednesday, I was at home enjoying a quiet evening with Yaa Gyasi’s Homegoing (totally recommending that book, guys), when my friend called me. After the typical exchange

Our Stories 16 Comments

YOU WITH THE DISEASE

Does he feel the need to be extra-masculine? Is he so conscious of looking too fashion-forward? “I for don relax my hair today but e go look somehow.” Does he