Tag "Anti Gay Violence"

Kito Stories 12 Comments

THE CONSEQUENCE OF DIFFERENCE (A Kito Story)

For you are fearfully and wonderfully made. The day was 24th of May, 2019. Somewhere before that day, a plan had been made for me, against my being. When the

The Happenings 2 Comments

#RepealSSMPA: A Kito Story In Threads

Antigay violence, it seems, is no longer simply waiting for us to fall into the trap of kito scum. They apparently now bring the violence to us. Not only are

The Happenings 5 Comments

#RepealSSMPA: LGBT Advocate Victor Emmanuel Takes A Powerful Stance In The Fight Against Nigeria’s Homophobia

Following the news that a group of men who were attending a party in Anambra State were arrested by the police on March 8, an arrest that is being reported

Fiction 3 Comments

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: THE MAN IN A GOWN

“He doesn’t matter,” your father says. You keep your face expressionless, your lips set in the same tight line they were minutes ago. You know your father thinks you didn’t

Fiction 14 Comments

DEAR DIARY

Monday, 30th of March, 2020 Dear Diary, It’s been four years since I came home. The air is still as tense as the day I left. Dad almost sent me

Our Stories 5 Comments

May They Rest In Peace

I’d just come back from a hectic day at work on Monday, had my bath and was trying to recover from the bitch of a day I’d had – when

Kito Stories 15 Comments

THE VALENTINE KITO

What will you do on Valentine’s Day? Sleep. This was what I kept telling the people – course mates and friends – who wouldn’t stop asking me about my plans

Kito Stories 36 Comments

HIS KITO STORY (EDITION 30)

It was 2015 and I was living in Kaduna. (I have actually lived in Kaduna all my life) I was entering my final year in the university at the time.

Kito Stories 56 Comments

HIS KITO STORY (EDITION 23)

I grew up having a sheltered childhood. Mine was the type of growing-up where my siblings and I had no sleepovers, not even at the homes of relatives, and we

Dear KD 60 Comments

Dear KD: We Need A Solution to This Kito Story

The story is not one you aren’t familiar with. A recent acquaintance of mine in school was recently invited by a fellow who we all know is queer. When my

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