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“Love Conquers Hate.” The Part 2 Of Kenny Brandmuse’s Tell-All Interview

This interview continues from HERE. * Tell us about life as an HIV-Positive gay Nigerian. Even though HIV is not a badge of honor for anyone, it’s been listed as

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Final Entry)

LESSON 20 From the chapter, ‘I Convinced Myself I Wasn’t Lesbian’, HA has this to say to us: “Until we become visible, queer people [in Nigeria] will continue to think

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 17)

LESSON 17 From the chapter, ‘Same-sex Relationships Are A Choice’, HK says: “I used to think that coming out was unnecessary. Like, why do you have to explain to anyone

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 8)

[Click here for LESSON 7] LESSON 8 From the chapter, ‘Living A Double Life’, VA had this to say: “When you find people who are like you and you can

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BE A TESTAMENT

Honestly, some families do not deserve the blessings of LGBT family members. A friend who I used to shag years ago suddenly resurfaced recently; called me and wanted us to

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#HowIResist: A Campaign Dedicated to the Voices and Visibility of the Nigerian LGBT

In a collaborative effort, a number of LGBT young Nigerians came together to lend their voices to a campaign engineered to provide visibility to the Nigerian LGBT community. They are

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Chibuihe Obi: We’re Queer, We’re Here!

Originally published on brittlepaper.com The first time I felt compelled to document the queer body in my writing was during my second year at the university. I had this toe-curling

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WE ARE HERE.

“If you’re silent about your pain, they’ll kill you and say you enjoyed it.” – Zora Neale Hurston February 16, 2017, I was privileged to be at a symposium organised

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Instagram launches #VisibleMe for LGBT youth

Instagram launched its first channel dedicated to the lives of LGBTI young people on Friday. The hashtag highlights the concerns of young LGBTI people today. #VisibleMe lets young people tell

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Photo Of The Day LVIII

LOL @ cold dead heart.

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