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I AM SORRY

Good day, community. My name is MARO ODHIGBA and I am based in Abuja. I was tagged on Kito Diaries in November 2018 as a kito perpetrator. I have no

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A DREAM TO BE

I’ve always wanted to be a fashion model, but contrary to what is expected of male models, I want to catwalk in stilettos and be identified as a female model.

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An Ethnography of KD Stories

Sometime in January, I wrote to this community, asking for volunteer interviewees for the research work I was doing and was immensely touched by the feedback I got; the commitment

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THE CHOSEN ONE

I was really tired from the lectures that day, classes which had started from 7am and was ending by 6pm. We initially didn’t have classes starting that early, but the

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THE UNEXPECTED REBOUND (Part 2)

Previously on THE UNEXPECTED REBOUND… * I kissed him. For a few seconds, he was motionless for few seconds, and then his tongue started searching the inside of my mouth

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THE UNEXPECTED REBOUND

A few years ago, my boyfriend of about three years at the time called off the relationship. Even though I taught myself before I met him not to allow certain

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WHEN NEXT YOU SAY THAT ALL GAY MEN KNOW IS SEX

I have a theory. I am going to paint a picture. I will be creating the average life of a gay man in Nigeria. Let’s call him Tayo. So, we

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WHAT IS IN A NAME? (A Personal Inquiry Into The Process Of Vilifying Words)

“What is in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” (Excerpted from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare)   A couple

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I LOVE HER. I LOVE HIM

I met her first. I met her during a presentation/seminar a client company made in the company where I work: my company is a construction/geotechnical firm that takes up many

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Can One Seek Too Much Consent?

The recent furor surrounding the issue of Nigeria’s rape culture has sparked conversations on the social media, and chief among them is the topic of consent. As I’ve been observing