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#RepealSSMPA: WHICH WAY, QUEER NIGERIA?

I just realized that if it actually comes down to Nigerian Queer people taking to the streets to gain our freedom, then we are UTTERLY FUCKED! Like for Real. Like

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The Menace That Is Uche Maduagwu

For the past few days, I have been stewing with rage, wondering if there’ll ever be an end to the madness that plagues this country. Some days ago, a persistently

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The Bisexual Privilege in Nigeria

I am a femme guy, and as such, the poster child for all that is gay and “fabulous” or the stereotype for what is homosexual. With the LGBTQ community in

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Opinion: Can Bottoms Self-Lubricate?

Originally published on NewNowNext.com   Since coming out, I’ve explored all aspects of my sexuality and never once has my asshole been able to self-lubricate. And yet, so many report

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Opinion: Why Happy LGBT Stories Are Necessary

Originally published on thevermilion.com   Everybody involved in media, whether it’s writing books, movies or even lore for video games, knows that characters are what truly makes a work good.

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Opinion: What Does Being a “Power Bottom” Really Mean?

“Tops fuck bottoms, but power bottoms fuck tops.”  – Originally published on NewNowNext.com   As queer people, we’ve all heard the term “power bottom.” Its usage implies a superior bottom

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About The Gay Fairytale That Has Been Lost For 200 Years

Originally published on Forbes   It’s long been presumed by many folklorists that heroic LGBTQ characters didn’t exist–because when they were told from generation to generation, being queer was a

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Opinion: Ellen’s Disappointing Transformation From LGBT Hero to Hollywood Villain

Originally published on The Daily Beast   It’s almost trite to say that, as an out gay person, it’s impossible to quantify the impact that Ellen DeGeneres and her public-facing

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Should I Mind My Business? (The Pressure Of An Older Gay’s Responsibility)

There are two teenagers that live in my compound. They’re about thirteen or fourteen. One is Igbo, Obinna, and he stays with his much older brother who is loud, aggressive

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Opinion: Finally, A Major Hollywood Movie With A Gay Romance

Originally published on The Guardian Netflix’s glossy comic book adaptation, The Old Guard, might be led by Charlize Theron, but it’s the love story between two men that draws attention