Tag "Anti Gay Crime"

Editor's Desk 14 Comments

The Nigerian Media Is Humanizing A Killer Because The Victim Is a Gay Man

Over the weekend, a video went viral. In the video were two young men, from Anambra, confessing to the murder of a young man who they said was gay. One

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 19 Comments

HIS KITO STORY (EDITION 31)

My kito story happened last month. I always thought of myself as a very cautious person who could avoid getting victimized by being careful. Then my worst nightmare happened. I

Opinion Pieces 3 Comments

Opinion: After Jussie Smollett, Will Real Victims of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes Be Heard?

Jussie Smollett just made it that much harder for the United States to have an honest conversation about anti-LGBT violence. What’s especially painful is how urgent that conversation remains. On

The Happenings 2 Comments

“My Body Is Strong But My Soul Is Stronger.” Jussie Smollett breaks silence following vicious attack

Jussie Smollett has issued his first public statement since it was reported that he was assaulted by two men in Chicago earlier this week. “Let me start by saying that

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 12 Comments

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND…FAST (A KITO STORY)

This story happened in 2012. I’d just changed jobs from being a secretary/personal assistant to a barrister in a law firm, to begin working as a volunteer church staff. As

Kito Stories 19 Comments

MY (NEAR) KITO STORY

Before I proceed into my story, I want to use this medium to thank the Kito Diaries family – the admin, writers, editorial crew, everyone who contributes to this blog,

Our Stories 45 Comments

Still In Lust With The Man Who Kitoed Me (Part 2)

Previously on STILL IN LUST WITH THE MAN WHO KITOED ME… * I finally summoned courage to call Dubem. I got his number from the caretaker. I dialed the number

Our Stories 37 Comments

Still In Lust With The Man Who Kitoed Me

Growing up, I had a huge crush on Dubem. Dubem was every definition of a beautiful man. Dark, muscular, athletic, with the most beautiful set of sparkling white teeth. I