Tag "Nigerian LGBT"

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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

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Homophobic Rhetoric And Nigeria’s Culture Of Violence (A Piece By Ayo Sogunro)

Sometime in May 2015, in Abuloma, Port Harcourt, a man named Charles was harassed, beaten, and robbed by his neighbourhood security watch. What was his crime?  He was perceived to

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“Nigerian Media Don’t Report Positive News About The LGBT.” Pamela Adie Observes

When 57 boys were arrested in Lagos in August last year – an arrest that led to the infamous “they didn’t caught me” comic moment that took the social media