A WELL-DRESSED STRANGER IN IKOTUN

An artist friend of mine had gifted me with a penciled portraiture of myself, which he sent to me through a friend of his traveling to Nigeria. It was a stunning likeness of me, and I was very pleased to have something like this hanging on my wall. Thing is, it wasn’t framed yet. And I didn’t know where to

My First Love

He is big boned, tender and full of life, jiggling away in the rain He smiles, plump cheeks, full lips His smile showing teeth as brilliant as the snow in the Arctic He is innocent – nothing matters to him but fun, a full belly and his mother.   My First Love is a snack He smells like freshly-baked cookies,

Porn Star Rhyheim Shabazz’s Twitter Account Pulled Down Due To False DMCA Claims Filed Against Him

While filing a false DMCA against someone is considered perjury and can lead to civil penalties, that didn’t stop one deranged Twitter user from filing multiple false DMCAs against gay porn star Rhyheim Shabazz. Shabazz—a newcomer and wildly popular fan favorite who rose to superstar status this year as he interacted daily with over 300,000 followers—had his Twitter account pulled

NEEDING TEDDY

We waved at Babajide as he got into his car, and watched him drive off before going into the house. It was just some minutes past 12am. A few hours ago, Babajide had invited Teddy for some drinks after work and he had wanted to meet with me too. I got to Teddy’s place by 7pm and we waited for

John Legend is PEOPLE’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ for 2019… and We’re not sure what to think about it

He’s one of the youngest EGOT winners in history. He and his wife are one of Hollywood’s iconic couples. And now, John Legend is PEOPLE’s 2019 Sexiest Man Alive. The magazine announced that the All of Me singer would hold the title awarded last year to actor Idris Elba, a comparison he poked fun at. “1995 John would be very

AT THE END OF MY BREATH (Part 2)

Previously on AT THE END OF MY BREATH… * “My name is Dillish. And I’m gay.” After I said this, I took a moment to observe the reaction from the others in the room. There was no outburst, just muted expressions of surprise and affront. Not knowing how to take this, I hesitated before asking if any one of them

Feminism, Homosexuality and Atheism Classified as Extremist Elements in Saudi Arabia

A promotional video published by Saudi Arabia’s state security agency categorizes feminism, homosexuality and atheism as extremist ideas, despite the Kingdom’s ongoing drive to reform and relax its ultraconservative laws. The animated clip posted on Twitter at the weekend by a verified account of the State Security Presidency said “all forms of extremism and perversion are unacceptable”. It listed those