Tag "Freedom"

Series (Non-Fiction) 10 Comments

MY NAME IS DIMEJI

EDITOR’S NOTE: Remember the hit three-part miniseries, Finding Dimeji (Read HERE, HERE and HERE)? Well, Dimeji is finally speaking his truth, and here is the beginning of his story. *

Our Stories 24 Comments

FINDING DIMEJI (PART 3)

Previously on FINDING DIMEJI… * Hold me close and hold me fast, this magic spell you cast, This is La vie en rose. When you kiss me, heaven sighs and

Our Stories 14 Comments

FINDING DIMEJI (PART 2)

Previously on FINDING DIMEJI… * After the awkward experience with his mother, Dimeji and I began to relate freely once again. Weirdly, we grew even closer and practically inseparable following

Our Stories 22 Comments

FINDING DIMEJI

“I don’t know where Dimeji is, sir,” I said in a low tone. It was a lie. “What do you mean by that? Are you not his boyfriend?” Mr. Adeleke

Editor's Desk 0 Comments

The Minority Report on the Audacity of Privilege

There are members of the LGBT community in Nigeria who actually believe that the activism for gay rights is a waste of time. That gay Nigerians who lament their inability

Our Stories 8 Comments

FREEDOM DOES NOT STAY HERE

The generator dying yesterday at our corper’s lodge revealed how loud it had been. Silence gathered me into its embrace, and I could touch its arm. I was one with

The Happenings 3 Comments

Michael “Tiger Mandingo” Johnson Has Been Set Free

After being unjustly sentenced to 30 years for HIV “exposure,” Michael Johnson walked out of prison this week a free man today, after serving just five years. In 2015, Michael

Poetry 3 Comments

Closet

The Closet, So cold, so closed, no air. My secret, Keep, I must. Two-spirited, Almost lost my self. Two faceted, I feel like a traitor. Years passing before my eyes

James' Journal 67 Comments

JAMES’ JOURNAL (Entry 60)

May 12 Freedom. Many people want freedom but freedom doesn’t usually come freely. Lol. It doesn’t come from doing the bare minimum. It comes from sweat and sacrifice. And that’s

Our Stories 43 Comments

Hopes And Fears And Everything In Between

Church was fun all the way down to the sermon. And just when the pastor was going to round up the preaching for the week, he brought up the one

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