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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:

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MASC FOR LOVE

“My God, you’re so manly…” “You look so straight…” Upon hearing these intended compliments, I respond with a faint smile on my face which somehow gives the impression of me

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DESIRES IN THE DARK

On that windy night, a quarter of the moon dully shone in the night sky and barely a cloud was in the sky. Everything was thick and muggy. It was

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Love In Unexpected Places

In February 2020, I wrote the story about the pressure that had been on me to get married.  This story was basically written with the intention of meeting queer guys,