Tag "Safety"

Editor's Desk 14 Comments

THE ABCs OF KITO (10 Guides To Your Hookup Security)

After more than five years of taking in the stories of victimized members of the online gay dating community, of being frustrated by the mistakes and encouraged by the miracles,

The Happenings 12 Comments

Nigeria Tops The List Of The Most Dangerous Countries For LGBTQ People

A new study produced by travel website, Asher & Lyric, has created the LGBTQ Danger Index; a ranking of the 150 countries with the most international tourists based on their

Our Stories 24 Comments

A WELL-DRESSED STRANGER IN IKOTUN

An artist friend of mine had gifted me with a penciled portraiture of myself, which he sent to me through a friend of his traveling to Nigeria. It was a

The Happenings 5 Comments

Grindr to allow users in anti-gay countries to change Grindr icon on their phones as security measure

Grindr is to implement additional security measures to help protect users of the dating app in anti-gay countries. The tech giant has collaborated with global free speech organization Article 19

Series (Non-Fiction) 61 Comments

RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 60)

Every now and then, I hear gut-wrenching stories of people who run into trouble simply because they were trying to hook up with someone they met online, probably for a

Our Stories 5 Comments

No Strings With Mike Daemon (Episode 6)

STAYING HEALTHY AS A HOMOSEXUAL Homosexuals are commonly tagged as ‘pleasure seekers’ and as a result, many people including homosexuals themselves, perceive homosexuality as a ‘FUN Lifestyle’. But it’s neither

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SAFE ONLINE DATING

Nigeria is very homophobic which drives same sex relationships underground. Then came the Internet (I often wonder how men hooked up in the 80s, but that’s matter for another day).