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THE BOOTY CALL

I am barely settled in his house, my visit just about 7 minutes old, when my friend gets a call. His face lights up when he looks at the screen

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WITH FRIENDS LIKE THIS

In 2020, when I was living in Abuja, I met this guy on Facebook. Let’s call him Izu. He was older than me, in his early 30s. As we got

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THE POINT OF NO RETURN

My father died. After a two-year-long battle with cancer, He lost. In the period when He fought this illness, right after He was diagnosed, prayers abounded. My family prayed. Relatives

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THE METAMORPHOSIS

Years ago, I was visiting my friends at their campus when this very effeminate guy showed up. His face was well-powdered, his brows were evidently carefully brushed and he wore

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THE HOLY SPIRIT SAID YOU SHOULD STOP

I went to church for the first time in years earlier this year because my mother wouldn’t let me be. The mass I attended was that of January when, as

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LOVE CANNOT AFFORD TO BE BLIND (Justice Is Served)

Last year, I told a story (HERE and HERE) about how I trusted the wrong person and paid dearly for it. The person I trusted was Taiwo Olakunle Balogun, the

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I MET A BABY GAY

I met a Baby Gay today. I didn’t know those species existed in these modern times of teenage exploration and the world being a global village. But there he was

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THE STALKER

In February, the news broke that someone, presumably gay, had been murdered in his home by someone he let in, someone who was purportedly a hookup. The news was all

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BIG AND BEAUTIFUL?

As a child, I was quite chubby. In the early years of my secondary school education, I was that junior student who attracted the sexual attention of the seniors by

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ON THE SANCTITY OF QUEER LIVES AND THE LANGUAGE OF TRAGEDY

1. March, 2020 The Guardian: Man Kills Facebook Friend For ‘Sodomizing’ Him With 20,000 The Nation: Why I ‘Killed’ My Homosexual Facebook Friend, By Suspect   April, 2021 Sahara Reporters: