Tag "Society"

Editor's Desk 31 Comments

TO THE LIVES WELL SPENT

Recently, I went to see my maternal grandmother. And as I sat with her, I watched, a bit sadly, as she struggled to remember me. Yes, she’s aged 90-plus years

Opinion Pieces 9 Comments

Stop Normalizing Homophobia (The Importance of Language)

Language is a very important tool — for communication, for advocacy, for oppression. I think it’s a fairly popular thing to say that language is important, at least in some

Our Stories 8 Comments

Guarding You Against You

Some days ago, I saw a post on Facebook by a woman who’d been hitting on me a while ago. She was getting married to my cousin. And the first

Our Stories 19 Comments

FROM MILE 2, WITH LOVE

It was a Monday morning and it was the day I was set to return to school. I got up early and made my way to the bathroom, had my

Our Stories 1 Comment

Just A Simple Reminder

It’s okay to be out. It’s okay to prioritize your happiness over everyone else’s. It’s okay to want to be free. It’s okay to be yourself. It’s okay to give

Fiction 8 Comments

AN ACCEPTABLE TOGETHER

“HELP!” I want to scream all the time, but I’m not quite sure who would hear my cry. It’s a feeling of dread, a pang in my chest, a never-ending

From The Net 3 Comments

Tweet of the Day: Elnathan John’s Vision of Society

Well, guys, do we agree with him? What is your own vision of society?

Our Stories 5 Comments

There Is A Gay Agenda

I am tired of lying and saying that there is no gay agenda. It’s time to fess up. Hey, homophobes, y’all were right. There really is an agenda. In fact,

Our Stories 7 Comments

THE TEMPLATE

The news making the rounds at home is that concerning my older brother’s upcoming nuptials to some pretty young lady. It feels strange honestly but I’m happy for him. In