Tag "Family"

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BLOODLINES

We’d been seeing each other for about a year; Sagir and I met in October 2021, and the relationship was particularly based on sex. No commitment other than whenever any

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The Trauma Of Being Dike

I had a dream this morning. A very weird dream that woke me up. I am back in Enugu, at the home of some of my family’s friends — the

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GIRL UNINTERRUPTED (Part 2)

So, Thunder told me he was Muslim. Honestly, I was bummed because I didn’t see my parents accepting that. I wasn’t really bothered by it, because I think he’s Muslim

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NOT TODAY, SATAN

The more I live and get on with adulting in my father’s house, the more I am faced with the reality that my parents will never let go of their

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A JOURNEY TO REMEMBER

I come from a small, middle class family. Growing up, I always knew I was different, considering how I preferred male relatives visiting us to the females. I remember vividly

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SAVE ME FROM HELL

I am a 25-year-old gay Nigerian living with sickle cell disease, and it has been a journey. I grew up feeling ashamed of myself, feeling like something was wrong with

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“Family Can Make Or Mar You.” – Kenny Brandmuse

Last Sunday, October 25, Kenny Brandmuse made a social media post that was so heart-aching, it must have resonated with lots of (especially queer) people, because the post was shared

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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

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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

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Dear KD: My Homophobic Brother Wants To Out Me

I am under the stress of a serious issue here, and I desperately need advice on how to proceed from here on. I have a younger brother who I have