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Series (Non-Fiction) 11 Comments

LOVE . . . Or Something Like It (Entry 3)

January 20 A HETEROSEXUAL JEALOUSY Dear Diary, so, my straight friend and I had a falling-out because of my boyfriend. Yup! Did I hear you say “What in the David

The Happenings 0 Comments

Haaz Sleiman Talks About The Groundbreaking Inclusion Of Gay Romance In Marvels’ Eternals

Actor Haaz Sleiman, known for his roles on the TV series Jack Ryan and Little America, has revealed a few details about his hotly-anticipated new Marvel film, Eternals. Eternals may

Editor's Desk 4 Comments

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: AND THE WINNERS ARE…

From last week’s shortlist, the top ten winners of the Kito Diaries Prize for Writing are: 1. In Praise of Open Doors 2. Not At The War Front 3. More

Poetry 2 Comments

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: IN PRAISE OF OPEN DOORS

In memory of Akin, beaten to death on 17th of February, 2016 for being homosexual   At the end of my suffering, there was a door. ─ Louis Glück.  

Fiction 1 Comment

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: NOT AT THE WARFRONT

Darkness. Total darkness. Not a single light in sight. It was like a continuous descent into a bottomless dark pit, and then she stopped falling and slowly crawled up the

Fiction 12 Comments

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: MORE THAN THE NOTHING WE ARE

When he went into the toilet, I noticed the strong musky scent in the room. It felt as though someone else had been here before me, but I ignored it

Poetry 2 Comments

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: THE DEMONS YOU NAME

Light a candle for the dreams broken On the heavy brow of a judgmental society. Say a prayer for the souls disembodied In the toxic haze of social uniformity.  

Fiction 1 Comment

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: THE MAN IN A GOWN

“He doesn’t matter,” your father says. You keep your face expressionless, your lips set in the same tight line they were minutes ago. You know your father thinks you didn’t

Fiction 3 Comments

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: WHERE HAPPINESS IS ALL THAT MATTERS

When you get to Ifem’s late husband’s compound, you will see a crowd. Men, women and children will be gathered in front of the compound. They will be like balls

Our Stories 19 Comments

FOR THE LOVE OF MAN

Port Harcourt, 2005 I was in the university, studying in school and being gay in town. Port Harcourt City was full of promises and adventures for the young gay man