Tag "Religion"

The Happenings 2 Comments

Neil Gaiman hilariously responds to Christian group demanding Netflix cancel Amazon’s Good Omens

Neil Gaiman knows how to take a joke, even an accidental one. The author responded to the petition created by a Christian group, Return to Order, for Netflix to cancel

Our Stories 7 Comments

THINKING ABOUT GOD, THOSE WHO WORSHIP HIM AND THE OTHERS

For the longest time, even when I was a growing child, I never really understood why people felt so negatively toward gay people. I always wondered why people had so

Editor's Desk 13 Comments

Has “Homosexual” Always Been In The Bible?

[Originally published on forgeonline.com] THE WORD ARSENOKOITAI SHOWS UP IN TWO DIFFERENT VERSES IN THE BIBLE, BUT IT WAS NOT TRANSLATED TO MEAN HOMOSEXUAL UNTIL 1946. WE GOT TO SIT

Opinion Pieces 2 Comments

Opinion: Are Anti-Gay Witch Hunts Really Protecting ‘African Values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa.   On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt

Our Stories 20 Comments

The Bible Does Not Obsess Over Homosexuality. Christians Do.

This write-up addresses issues raised in the last post about God, Heaven, and Hell. It also doubles as my reply to a KDian whom I had been having a back-and-forth

Series (Non-Fiction) 27 Comments

DEAR STRAIGHT PEOPLE (Episode 3)

Dear Straight People It is those of you who are Catholics that I want to speak to today. In my aunt’s house, I had to go to church every Sunday

Profiles 10 Comments

“I Was Like A Fish Out Of Water.” Kenny Brandmuse Gives Tell-All Interview

So Kenny Brandmuse, the man who broke the internet in 2015 with his coming out, recently sat to an interview with a few media outlets to give a very illuminating

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 14)

LESSON 14 From the chapter, ‘To Anyone Being Hated, Be Strong’, BM says: “[My sexuality] is between me and God … I believe that in my religiousness, God understands and

The Happenings 7 Comments

Twitter user shows proof that Nigerians are largely hypocrites

When it comes to religion, Nigerians are very good at upholding the tenets of their different faiths. Nigerians are also very good at cherry-picking through these tenets as they suit

Our Stories 5 Comments

Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 3)

[Click here for LESSON 2] LESSON 3 From the chapter, ‘Love Is Not Wrong’, OF says: “I believe in God, but not religion. I think it divides people, and I