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“Family Can Make Or Mar You.” – Kenny Brandmuse

Last Sunday, October 25, Kenny Brandmuse made a social media post that was so heart-aching, it must have resonated with lots of (especially queer) people, because the post was shared

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A Case For Our Mental Health

It has been a tough year for the world, and in recent times, an even tougher few weeks for LGBTQ Nigerians. Amidst the continuous spread of COVID-19 and fight for

The Happenings 3 Comments

The Equality Hub Launches The EhTV Network, Nigeria’s First Streaming Service. And It’s Queer!

The Equality Hub’s executive director, Pamela Adie, has always spoken highly of storytelling as a tool for LGBT advocacy in Nigeria. And now, the organisation has taken a major step

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IN THE PRIVACY OF THEIR BEDROOM

“…I don’t know why people are homophobic. I mean how does it affect them what two consenting adults do in the privacy of their bedroom…?” Yes, this is the statement

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Pedophilia, Femmephobia and Misogyny: A Problematic Gay Man Gets Charged With These And Then Some

Nigerian Gay Twitter generates a lot of drama that we often observe from a distance. But when a consistently problematic member of the community gets exposed for all the ways

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Kito Alert: More On An Identified Catfishing Kito Scum In Asaba

Last month, we posted an update on kito scum in Asaba who uses the pictures of an affluent-looking man to lure in his victims. Back then, all we had was

Series (Non-Fiction) 6 Comments

THE NEW NORMAL (Rebrand in Progress)

Buzzzzzzz…..buzzzz….click-clack… Stuck again! I tried to stifle a giggle as the barber wrestled his clipper from the jaws of my hair. This was the third time in the last five

Dear KD 6 Comments

The Proposal: I’m A Lesbian Looking For A Gay/Bi Man To Wed

Hello, I’m Bola (not my real name), a 27 year-old Nigerian Lesbian. I am a graduate, currently self employed and living in Lagos. I am under pressure from family on

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BREAKING FREE

Right from a young age, I was effeminate and thought that I wanted to be a girl. I was very expressive in my effeminacy, and in many ways, I think

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Of President Buhari: “He Acts Like Engaging Nigerians Is Beneath Him.”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has described the government of Muhammadu Buhari as ineffectual and the president as someone who acts as though engaging with Nigerians is beneath him. She wrote this