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Madonna was fined a million dollars by Russia for speaking about gay rights. And she’s not paying

Pop icon Madonna has revealed that she owes $1 million for breaking anti-LGBTQ propaganda laws in Russia. She also said she has no plans to pay up. The fine stems

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STEALING HER WAY TO ME

I am a very reserved 23-year-old woman and like most queer Nigerians, I have been very discreet about my sexuality, especially around my homophobic family. I am so closeted that

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‘We Deserve To See Stories That Are For Us, By Us.’ Actress Aisha Dee Calls Out Problematic Kat/Eva Romance In ‘The Bold Type’ Following Fan Outrage

Freeform’s hit series, The Bold Type, is beloved for its intersectional female characters and empowering storylines, but it seems the series was not practicing what they preached behind the camera.

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FIRST LOVE. LAST LOVE?

I am almost 30 years old this day, and I cannot believe how much he still makes me feel like the love-struck boy he got to know years ago. Jonathan

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Beyoncé Was Embarrassed When ‘Bootylicious’ Became a Dictionary Word, and Here’s Why

Beyoncé has written a lot of songs that have inspired people from all walks of life. While most of her tracks are filled with messages of female empowerment, no song

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DEAR DIARY

Monday, 30th of March, 2020 Dear Diary, It’s been four years since I came home. The air is still as tense as the day I left. Dad almost sent me

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“Bobrisky Says She’s A Woman But Does Not Respect Women.” Activist Mavis Calls Out Bobrisky’s Misogyny

Bobrisky plays around a lot with their female identity online (most recently, posting a video of them with a baby bump, with the caption “Bae, we gonna have a baby

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Grindr Is Back … And Most Gay Nigerians Are Over It

So, contrary to what some panicked gay Nigerians began running with after Grindr went offline a few days ago, this was not the making of the Nigerian government. After several

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JUST A LITTLE BIT OF LOVE (A Kito Story)

Last year, I was kitoed. I had just turned eighteen, and a week after my birthday in April, I arranged to meet up with a guy I met on Grindr

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Ricky Martin Says He Cried Like Crazy After Coming Out – And Has Been Happy Since

Coming out was a life-changing event for Ricky Martin. The Puerto Rican singer discussed how not facing his gay identity took a toll during the Livin’ la Vida Loca Tour,