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Opinion: The Truth About Having A Big Dick

[Originally published on newnownext.com, by Bobby Cox] “Power bottom 4 hung tops,” “Hung to the front of the line,” “Big cock+++.” No matter where you are in the world, a

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Opinion: The Privilege of Positivity

Yesterday, a friend on social media challenged me to “only post positive messages for one whole day.” It felt like part social media campaign and part gentle personal scolding: you’re

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A Review of the Recent Kenyan High Court Judgment Against Homosexuality

On 24th May, 2019, a High Court of Justice sitting in Nairobi, Kenya, shocked Kenyan LGBT activists and their supporters around the world when it refused to strike down the

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Opinion: Evangelist Franklin Graham distorts the Bible’s message on homosexuality

U.S. electoral politics have traditionally been somewhat bland, with candidates from both major parties representing a safe and always unrepresentative proportion of the country’s actually diverse population. That’s changing just

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Opinion: Subtle Homophobia Is The New Blatant Homophobia

A few weeks ago, I went to the library to return a dreadfully boring book. That’s when I encountered a group of the biggest, most ignorant jackasses in the world.

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Opinion: Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade Supporting Their Son Zion at Pride Is The Example We All Need

There was an unmistakable sense of joy on the face of 11-year-old Zion Wade, the son of Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, last weekend at the 11th annual Miami Beach

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Will Gay Sex Ever Stop Being A Crime In Nigeria?

I remember sometime in 2013, when my learned friend and I were exchanging ideas on the possible legal defences open to people who face criminal charges in court for same-sex

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Opinion: Why Do We Feel the Need to Transgender the Dead?

Earlier this month, a list of vaudeville-era “non-binary and transgender public heroes” compiled by actor Jeffrey Marsh was circulated widely on social media. The accompanying photos are fascinating, which helps

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57 IMPRISONED

Last August, 57 men were arrested in Lagos, after the police crashed a party in Egbeda. They were accused of attending a gay initiation party – an arrest that completely

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God is Not a Straight Man

God is not a dude. God is not a man. God is not a He. Growing up, I was taught that “He” most certainly was all of those things—and it