Tag "Courage"

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LIVING A LIE

My sister found my queer twitter in 2014 (a story that I told HERE) and it’s been a really crazy-ass journey since then. I lost the opportunity to study in

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“Telling Nigerians Who Are Out And Proud That They Are Foolish Is Wrong.” – Kayode Ani

Some days ago on Twitter, the writer of the KD column, Dear Straight People, took on an issue that I myself feel strongly about. This tendency to shush out gay

Editor's Desk 21 Comments

Facebook Post Of The Day III

A word about coming out… 

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THE CROWD (Sunday Pick-Me-Up)

So, I went through a phase recently (I’m still trying to pull through). I was at once trying to get a particular cloth with a tricky design done for a

The Happenings 19 Comments

The Lesson Learned About Bravery (And Irony)

A US man tried to make a point about “true bravery” in the wake of Caitlyn Jenner coming out. Terry Coffey posted a photo on Facebook (picture above) of what

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A MILESTONE TODAY

Every act is a possibility. The will to dare, the will to act are possibilities for new adventure. – Lailah Gifty Akita When the antigay bill was signed into law

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MOVING FURTHER AWAY FROM THE CLOSET

You came out to your family and a few friends, and no one ever talked about it at all. No one asked if you’d found love. No one asked if

The Happenings 26 Comments

Activists For Gay Rights in Uganda Risk Lives To Publish LGBT Magazine

Most African countries are a testament of how much LGBT visibility is needed in them. And Uganda is one of them. Now, despite risks to the livelihoods of publishers, interviewed