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Queer Twitter reacts to Tweet about Gay Men and Heteronormativity

On April 4, a Twitter netizen who goes by the handle @BoNgAnI45481479 tweeted his exasperation over the type of men he dates. “I want a bottom that knows that he’s

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MASC FOR LOVE

“My God, you’re so manly…” “You look so straight…” Upon hearing these intended compliments, I respond with a faint smile on my face which somehow gives the impression of me

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CHILDREN OF DUST

Please forgive me, for my demons have taken free rein over my mind. It was one of those Sunday services that make me resent my conviction to stay Christian in

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HEALTH CENTRE: Let’s Talk About Piles/Hemorrhoids

Hello guys, I’ve had to come out of retirement to write a few words on piles, as it seems to be a major ailment that plagues our community, especially the

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The Bisexual Privilege in Nigeria

I am a femme guy, and as such, the poster child for all that is gay and “fabulous” or the stereotype for what is homosexual. With the LGBTQ community in

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Should Straight Men Be Offended Over The Advances of Gay Men?

It is a tale as old as time: gay men hitting on men, some of them gay, some of them straight – and the straight men reacting in all sorts

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THE BOYS IN ALVAN HALL

In 2014, I was admitted to study a four-year course at the University of Nigeria. Like many young teenagers, it was an adventure and experience I had been looking forward

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Pedophilia, Femmephobia and Misogyny: A Problematic Gay Man Gets Charged With These And Then Some

Nigerian Gay Twitter generates a lot of drama that we often observe from a distance. But when a consistently problematic member of the community gets exposed for all the ways

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WHAT NOW?

I got to know Iyke through Vincent. Vincent was my friend and they were dating, Vincent and Iyke. And whenever they had any misunderstanding, I was frequently called on to

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A Story Of Male Entitlement In Screenshots

Men are scum. We have acknowledged that about heterosexual men. And gay men as well. There is something to be said about the entitlement of men, that when a guy