Tag "Tragedy"

Fiction 6 Comments

WITHOUT YOU

“What’s life without you?” I asked with his hand tightly held in both of mine. He chuckled and his eyes gleamed as if they were filled with all the life

The Happenings 4 Comments

Author and LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina is dead at 48

Kenyan author and LGBT activist Binyavanga Wainaina is dead. The passing of the acclaimed literary giant founder of the Nairobi-based journal Kwani was confirmed by his family. Binyavanga, who came

Our Stories 26 Comments

GOODBYES ARE NOT FOR EVERYONE

We met at a fashion show. A friend of mine was among the designers whose clothes were getting shown at the show. He was a model on the show. Tall.

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360 Degrees (Part 3)

This is an update on the story I told last year September, about my sexy barber. We called him Frank. An engineer with a side hustle as a barber. A

Fiction 27 Comments

Vanish

August 25, 2015 was the third anniversary of when I met my boyfriend Damien. We had finally gotten over the one time he’d cheated on me and decided to celebrate

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TODAY IS THAT DAY

I am in my room upstairs. The semester is just beginning and the hostel is eerily quiet because many students are yet to resume. It is raining outside and the

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A Moment Of Silence

Nigeria is failing us as a nation. There have been prayers for this nation, but that is not the answer. God is not the answer. This is on us, on

The Happenings 2 Comments

“I believed this world could change for the better.” Pulse survivors react to Las Vegas shooting

Pulse survivors have responded to the Las Vegas shooting in which at least 58 people were killed and more than 500 injured. The shooting at the gay nightclub in Orlando,

Fiction 22 Comments

THE CURSE OF THE MEN

I lean forward to observe closely the unique sight before me, down the street. Maybe my awe is in the fact that they are not one man but two. Maybe

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The First And Many Other Times

I wish I could tell that exact moment I discovered I was attracted to guys. I can’t. I remember when I was in shorts, my mates and I would go