Tag "Parenting"

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THE ISSUE ABOUT TRANSGENDERISM

It is the Transgender Awareness Week. And there’s a conversation to commemorate that. As these things are wont to do, in the Facebook gay group that I’m in was introduced

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IT SHOULD BE LOVE UNCONDITIONAL

I came out to my mother two months ago. The aftermath of that was a wrecking of our relationship, a pulling apart of our closeness – something that surprised me

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“You Tell Your Son To Touch Other Women’s Breasts Just To Be Sure He’s Not Gay.” Wizkid’s baby mama Oluwanishola opens can of worms about singer

Wizkid’s first baby mama, Ogudugu Oluwanishola, has taken to Instagram to open a can of worms regarding her relationship with the singer and his relationship with their son. In a

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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

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Pamela Adie talks about raising her children sans religion

In a Facebook post, LGBT rights activist and co-founder of The Equality Hub Pamela Adie penned her thoughts on how she would raise her children. And her parenting will involve

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Tweet of the Day: “Your Children Come In Their Own Form. If You Cannot Accept It, Don’t Parent!”

A few days ago, it was reported that a mother (and her boyfriend) of ten-year-old Anthony Avalos tortured and killed the boy after he admitted to them that he liked

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FROM FATHER, WITH LOVE

Son, The day you tell you, with all that uncertainty and fear filling your eyes, that you are gay will be the day this letter will be yours to read.

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Spyware software claims to be able to tell parents if their son is gay

A spyware company claims their software can tell parents if their ‘son is gay.’ Fireworld posted an article on their French website making the claims. The website offers a list

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Random Questions VII

So, what did your parents sell to you as a kid that you grew up to realize was just okrika instead of original? lol

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ABUSE, THE NIGERIAN CHILD, AND OUR BEATING CULTURE

Say, you’re hanging out with a group of Nigerian acquaintances. It’s an auspicious evening. You talk about your life experiences in a Nigerian home, growing up. The ups and downs.