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IT WASN’T ME

Now, this is a story about how my life almost got flipped-turned upside down And I’d like to take a minute to just sit right here And tell you how

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That Zikoko Story About How HIV Changed His Sex Life

Originally published on Zikoko   The following is an interactive session between the interviewer and a 31-year-old queer man living with HIV. He opens up about how sex, relationship and

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WHO WILL GET YOU JUSTICE?

You are halfway through with making your plantain frittata when your phone dings. It is Twitter notifying you of one new follower. You scroll through his page, mostly gym-related content,

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MISTER LOVER-LOVER

Relationships have been one of those things in life I was starting to believe I’m not fated to have. It’s like a magnetic force that keeps drawing me close, and

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IN THE EYE OF A CRIMINAL (Knowing Utali Ekwensu)

I met someone on Grindr a few days ago. We got talking and we clicked. We moved on to WhatsApp, and after the exchange of pictures, I was physically attracted

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I May Have Friend-zoned My Boyfriend

I’ve been dating my boyfriend for about 9 months now. And we have a great sexual chemistry, which didn’t seem to wane the longer we were together. A little more

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TO BE DELIVERED IN THE NAME OF GOD (PART 2)

Previously on TO BE DELIVERED IN THE NAME OF GOD… * After a few days, my mother had them all ready, and we returned to the church. Not long after we

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TO BE DELIVERED IN THE NAME OF GOD

In 2014, my older sister, Karen, asked me to give my phone to her friend, Yomi. You see, I had two phones, a BlackBerry and a Nokia E3. Before I

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CLOTHES AND THE LESBIAN

“Shining in the light of your Halo—ooo, I got my angel now!” We are belting out the lyrics to Queen Bey’s Halo as the car moves through weekday traffic of

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What If The Last Sex You Had Is The Last You’ll Ever Have?

So I was browsing through my Facebook timeline when I came across the update of a friend. It was one of those coronavirus teaser posts, a question which went thus: