Tag "Crime"

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WHAT IS NOT PAEDOPHILIA

On the 11th day of the April of 2020, I came online to “She’s 15” trending on Nigerian Twitter. What had happened? Who was 15? And why was it on

The Happenings 5 Comments

Homosexuality Is NOT Comparable To Rape. But a Nigerian Gay Man doesn’t seem to get this

One of the problems that the queer community faces in the fight against homophobia is having to check the narrative that homosexuality is not comparable to violent crimes. Homophobes are

The Happenings 20 Comments

“If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you.” Police PRO, Dolapo Badmus warns

The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, who goes by the social media handle @opetodolapo, clearly felt it was her civic duty to remind the Nigerian LGBT community of

Editor's Desk 28 Comments

Elnathan John says homosexuality is a more forgivable crime in Nigeria than poverty

You can be gay and our homophobia will not touch you? Are you sure about that, Elnathan?

The Happenings 1 Comment

College wrestler sentenced to 30 years for ‘recklessly’ transmitting HIV to get new trial

An HIV-positive college wrestler sentenced to three decades in prison for infecting other men is getting a new trial. An appeals court in Missouri found that recordings of phone calls

Series (Fiction) 7 Comments

TWISTS AND STONES (Episode 7)

There are two other chairs in the room besides the one I’m seated on. My hands are handcuffed to the table. The room is warm, much warmer than my cell,

Love And Sex In The City 26 Comments

LOVE AND SEX IN THE CITY (Episode 51)

My phone jumped to life in my hand with my Downton Abbey ringtone. I took the phone to my ear. “Ken, hold on. I’ll soon be with you.” “Okay…please, hurry…”

Series (Fiction) 12 Comments

Those Awkward Moments (Episode 18)

“YOU DID WHAT?! KEVIN, ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND?!” These were the first words out of Samuel’s mouth the moment I came to the highlight of my narration of

The Happenings 21 Comments

Rentboy.com Is Shut Down In Prostitution Sting, Michael Lucas Speaks Out

The US gay community, especially the sex-worker community, was recently flabbergasted over the federal raid of Rentboy.com. The news, which shook the intersecting worlds of porn, porn stars, and hookers,

Our Stories 42 Comments

IDENTITY THEFT

I was going through some grindr profiles as I usually do when I get bored, when a profile caught my attention. The profile had the picture of someone I knew,

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