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TO BE GAY, CLOSETED AND A HOMOPHOBE

At fourteen years of age, I graduated from Primary School about four years ago, and since then, I have lost contact with most of my classmates. However, word eventually got

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Not All That Glitters Is A Sugar Daddy

It was one of those busy days at work when everyone was seated in their various departments helping out customers. And there I was, sitting pretty with a lovely office

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THE BOYS OUTSIDE

I live in a Lagos suburb that is heavily residential. This means that on most evenings, in my street for instance, you get lots of people out taking strolls, standing

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He Came To My House A Top And Left A Side

We met on Facebook; we began chatting and getting acquainted after he sent me a friend request which I accepted. His name (for the purpose of this story) is Andy.

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HE TRIED IT

The chat on Grindr lacked chemistry. It was enough reason for me not to further our interaction beyond an online space. But sometimes, you never know. He was consistent in

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MY BOYFRIEND AND THE OTHER MAN

I know I said boredom and a lack of compatibility were the reasons why Muhammad and I broke up. But that isn’t entirely the case. Muhammad has an older friend

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A THOUSAND CURSES ON THE MEN IN UNIFORM

Stories of police brutality and harassment aren’t new; in fact, they’ve become sewn into the fabric of every Nigerian citizen’s experience as a Nigerian. For LGBTQ Nigerians, these experiences are

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MY HUMBLE SLAVE

It was around midnight in Libreville, and I was lounging in my bed, unable to sleep because of the Gabon heat. I was also on Grindr, casually surfing and checking

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JUST LIKE OLIVER TWIST (Closure)

EDITOR’S WORD: This is the third installment in the story titled JUST LIKE OLIVER TWIST. Just to recap, the writer, Tony, was in a relationship with Prince – Prince, the

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CHANGE STARTS WITH YOU (An Open Letter To The Gays)

Guys are not supposed to cry. Guys should not wear pink. Boys should not play with dolls. Men should just chest it and keep a strong face for everyone.