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Downton Abbey, Mrs Maisel, And The Nigerian Gay Clime

Awhile back, I watched two Western television back to back. One was Downton Abbey, the movie. And the other was the third season of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. And it

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“Everybody In Nigeria Is Gay. It’s A Matter Of How Gay You Are.” Singer Supernova Is Not Here For The Homophobes Who Have A Problem With Her “Bounce” Music Video

She is relatively unknown, but the singer, Supernova, caused quite the stir on the social media after she released the music video of her single, Bounce. The music video, which

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What Are Your Thoughts On Being Queer In Nigeria?

EDITOR’S NOTE: Hello guys. So, a KDian is basing some of her research into queer issues on Kito Diaries and needs your cooperation to achieve her objective. She is legit

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Uche Jombo’s ‘Social Media Slays’ And The Life We Know

Through some WhatsApp interactions, I got to learn of a new web series produced by the actress, Uche Jombo, which shows on Nvivo TV. And as these things are wont

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BISI ALIMI IS NOT THE FACE OF THE NIGERIAN LGBT

Following the furor over the claims by Bisi Alimi that his October 29 Night of Diversity function was the “first Lagos Pride” event in Nigeria, there was a lot of

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Did You Attend The Lagos “Pride” Event?

Yesterday, the Nigerian LGBT woke up to the news that an event titled the Night of Diversity 2019, organized by the Bisi Alimi Foundation had been held in Lagos on

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The Minority Report on The Roles of LGBT Allies

It is important for LGBT allies to give room for the LGBT community to have its own agency when it comes to issues regarding them, and for LGBT people to

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“Telling Nigerians Who Are Out And Proud That They Are Foolish Is Wrong.” – Kayode Ani

Some days ago on Twitter, the writer of the KD column, Dear Straight People, took on an issue that I myself feel strongly about. This tendency to shush out gay

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THE ACTUAL CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE

There are many ways Tomi Adeyemi’s Children of Blood and Bone resonated with me. There is first the obvious: the thrill of inhabiting a world woven by Adeyemi of an

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

The judges have returned with the winning stories for the birthday giveaway pride literary competition. And the four stories are posted below. We will reach out to the winners on