Tag "Coming Out"

Opinion Pieces 14 Comments

The Menace That Is Uche Maduagwu

For the past few days, I have been stewing with rage, wondering if there’ll ever be an end to the madness that plagues this country. Some days ago, a persistently

The Happenings 5 Comments

Jide Macaulay Talks About The Beautiful Response His Mother Gave When He Came Out To Her

LGBT activist, Jide Macaulay is observing the significance of the LGBT History Month by sharing inspiring stories about his journey. And on February 4, the UK-based founder of House of

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“Love Your Child Irrespective Of Their Sexuality.” Twitter User Weighs In On Bolu Okupe’s Coming Out And His Father’s Homophobic Reaction

On Wednesday, January 20, Bolu Okupe, son of former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, took the internet by the storm when he came out with a simple caption: “Yes, I’m Gay

Editor's Desk 8 Comments

THE QUESTION ABOUT BEING WITH SOMEONE WHO’S NOT READY (A Review Of ‘Happiest Season’)

There is a moment in this Christmas movie – after the debacle of her girlfriend, Harper, denying her sexuality in front of her family – when Kristen Stewart’s lesbian character’s

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Charly Boy Talks About His Love For His Lesbian Daughter … But She Calls Him Out For Being A Hypocrite

Musician Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy says it took several months for him to come to terms with the fact that his daughter, Dewy, is gay. The self-proclaimed

Kito Stories 24 Comments

BREAKING FREE

Right from a young age, I was effeminate and thought that I wanted to be a girl. I was very expressive in my effeminacy, and in many ways, I think

Kito Stories 24 Comments

THE BROTHER’S KEEPER (A Coming Out Story)

I come from a large family, seven siblings and my mother. My father passed away years ago. My siblings and I are all adults and grown out of our home

Our Stories 6 Comments

COMING OUT IS SOMETIMES JUST THE BEGINNING

Coming out can be an incredibly freeing thing to experience. All those expectations that are placed on your life by family and friends, the lies you tell to thwart suspicion,

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Anne Heche says the stigma surrounding her relationship with Ellen DeGeneres cost her her movie career

Actress Anne Heche has claimed that the stigma attached to going public with her relationship with Ellen DeGeneres in the late 1990s led to her blacklisting from major movie roles.

The Happenings 3 Comments

“Maybe He Just Wanted To Be Free For Himself.” Andrew Gillum’s Coming Out As Bisexual Drives Some Conversation

Former Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum came out as bisexual on Monday during his first sit-down interview since March, when the police found him inebriated and unconscious in a South