Tag "Family"

Dear KD 12 Comments

Dear KD: I Am Secretly Dating My Best Friend’s Brother

For a long time, I wanted to bring this issue here to seek advice, because I didn’t want to risk the person I’m concerned about seeing it. But then, he’s

Fiction 12 Comments

I LIKE BOYS

His throat felt like he hadn’t had water to drink in days. “Let’s share the Grace,” his mother said from where she’d been kneeling throughout the family devotion. Everyone else

Fiction 24 Comments

FROM RAINBOW TO NOTHING

It had rained earlier and the concrete is cold and slippery as I climb over the bridge and stood on the tiny ledge. A vicious wind blows at me, as

Series (Non-Fiction) 6 Comments

MY NAME IS DIMEJI (The Finale)

Good people exist. No matter how much bad there is in the world, how many frankly evil people are around, how many tweets say it’s not true, good people do

Series (Non-Fiction) 6 Comments

MY NAME IS DIMEJI (Part 5)

Secondary school was horrible, my goodness. It was not a good place at all. It was quite literally the place where my soul went to die. My secondary school experience

Series (Non-Fiction) 8 Comments

MY NAME IS DIMEJI (Part 4)

Previously on MY NAME IS DIMEJI… * Remember Uzo? The guy I was escaping to Kaduna to stay with? Well, after my mother read our messages, she sent him a

Fiction 19 Comments

A VIOLENT SHADE OF RED

Love, they say, conquers all things. I’m now sure that that’s not entirely true. For I wonder why love hasn’t conquered all the pain that have weighed down on my

The Happenings 4 Comments

A mother finds out her son has an OnlyFans account and her reaction is epic

Picture it: You’ve just uploaded a new nude to your OnlyFans page… OK, well, as a typical Nigerian, let’s just say it is a risqué picture that you posted on

Series (Non-Fiction) 3 Comments

MY NAME IS DIMEJI (Part 2)

Previously on MY NAME IS DIMEJI… * I met Seun on Twitter, and everything happened very fast. I was basically new to being out of the closet in any capacity.

Editor's Desk 10 Comments

Sex Education’s Eric Effiong Is The Teenager I’ve Been Growing Up To Be

When I finally got around to watching the show (thanks to the coronavirus quarantine), I couldn’t believe how long it took me to get to Sex Education, a Netflix coming-of-age