Tag "Tolerance"

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“You Just Don’t Want To Be Poor And Gay In Nigeria.” – Pa Ikhide

In a Facebook post following the historic decriminalization of gay sex in India, writer Pa Ikhide had this to say. Check on it. * The expectation by many that African

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A Mother’s Choice To Love

In a Facebook update, Bunmi Tella talks about the woman she was as a born-again Christian and the woman she later chose to be. Check on it. * When I

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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

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The Secret Gay History Of Islam

Originally published on gaystarnews.com Islam once considered homosexuality to be one of the most normal things in the world. The Ottoman Empire, the seat of power in the Muslim world,

Series (Non-Fiction) 9 Comments

K’osidim n’obi (Entry 7)

Happy New Year, guys. I hope 2017 met you all in good health. Life has been even crazier. It’s been a month and twenty one days, and I couldn’t be happier.

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Of TIERs, Reuben Abati And All That Angst

Let me get this out of the way from the onset so we are clear. I don’t like Mr. Reuben Abati. Over the past five years, I have come to

Poetry 2 Comments

A Moment

One moment, we are a race who sees beauty in everything The next, we have devolved into a race that sees beauty only in the vanity of appearance. * One

Series (Non-Fiction) 21 Comments

RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 61)

I have quite a few straight friends who know about my sexuality and we remain very good friends. Some of my best moments are spent with them either running, drinking

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To The Nigerian: Gay People Do Not Need Your Rage. Corrupt People Do

Originally published on thefemmemedia.com Disclaimer: This post is targeted at religious bigots that think gay people are the problem with Nigeria. Hopefully, I’m not pouring water into a basket. Being

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RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 49)

So I have this friend whom I shall call Emeka. We have been friends for ages; right from our days as bright eyed young kids on the university campus. After