Tag "Violence"

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Homophobic Rhetoric And Nigeria’s Culture Of Violence (A Piece By Ayo Sogunro)

Sometime in May 2015, in Abuloma, Port Harcourt, a man named Charles was harassed, beaten, and robbed by his neighbourhood security watch. What was his crime?  He was perceived to

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The KGB Boy

You take a deep breath, trying to calm your racing heart and slow the rush of adrenaline in your veins. When you have achieved a sufficient level of calm, you

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TAKING ON THE OFFENSIVE

I know violence is not the answer. I know I might be wrong for doing what I did. But I get very weary of being in the position where I

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UP AND DOWN MEMORY LANE (Episode 6)

I am not a fighter. This is not because I’m cowardly or scared of confrontations. I just think fighting is a waste of time and energy. Why fight when I

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HE IS AKIN

Writer’s Note: The following narration is a work of fiction inspired by true life events. * I was hidden in the crowd the day it happened – the day he

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The Road from ‘Only’ to ‘However’

This post was penned by Pius Adesanmi as a Facebook post. It is a product of the recent viral news of the Ondo State-based victim of antigay violence, the young

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A Look Inside The Homophobia Of Uganda

“Tell me something about Ugandan culture,” prompts Vice correspondent, Isobel Yeung, to a group of locals on a recent trip to investigate violence against gays in the country. “The first