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Dear KD 15 Comments

Dear KD: I’m Trapped Between A Marriage And A HIV Status

After following this blog for quite some time, I finally have the courage to say what I have needed help with for a long time. I have been HIV positive

The Happenings 6 Comments

“Nigerian Homophobes Should Stay Here And Enjoy The Shit.” Olumide Makanjuola mocks the Nigerian outrage over Western penalization of homophobia

There has been a recent awareness on Nigerian social media of how Nigerians seeking opportunities abroad are met with disappointment after their homophobic past is brought up to discredit their

The Happenings 1 Comment

President Joe Biden Starts First Day Of Work By Signing Order Against Anti-LGBTQ+ Discrimination In America

An executive order President Joe Biden issued on his first day in office will assure that the federal government will not engage in workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual

Fiction 8 Comments

THE GIRL IN BELLO HOSTEL

“Why though?” Kelechi asks. “I just don’t want you anymore,” I answer. The look of hurt in her eyes makes me want to be anywhere but around her. Luckily, she

Series (Non-Fiction) 18 Comments

A MEMOIR OF ALL THE MEN THAT HAVE BEEN (Chapter 6)

CHARLES The ability to hold a conversation for me is more than ordinary talent. It’s also one of the things I seek in any man, especially a potential partner. For

Dear KD 6 Comments

The Proposal: Here Are Two Queer Men Are Looking For Long-Lasting Connections With Interested Queer Women

1. A Germany-based Gay Man Looking To Co-Parent With A Lesbian or Bisexual Woman Hello, I’m Felix, 30 years old, and a Nigerian gay man based in Germany. Sadly, I

Series (Non-Fiction) 17 Comments

BLUNTS & CHIMNEY (Utali Ekwensu)

PROLOGUE Many things happen when two or three are gathered with weed and smokes. And I have decided to share some of those experiences, those tea that get spilled in

Editor's Desk 3 Comments

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: AND THE SHORTLIST OF ENTRIES ARE…

FOREWORD: Following the publication of the long-list, a very kind-hearted KDian donated some money to the prize giving, which has lengthened the finalists from four to six. So, at the

Series (Non-Fiction) 23 Comments

LOVE . . . Or Something Like It (Entry 2)

January 16 CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF OHA SOUP Dear Diary, you should know one thing. Kai is not rich. He is far from rich. But he always finds ways

Our Stories 6 Comments

SALON SISTERS

My friend was getting married on the twenty-eighth of December, and I needed to give myself some beauty treatment in preparation for the event. So I went to this beauty