Tag "Gay Men"

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THE DEMONS OF LAGOS (Part 2)

Previously on THE DEMONS OF LAGOS… * WHITE RICE Zed and I met two years ago, when we were both vacationing somewhere in the Middle Belt. We went on a

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THE DEMONS OF LAGOS

The stories of the queer men in Lagos came to me via social media, but more specifically Kito Diaries. I recall reading stories here in my room many miles away

Series (Non-Fiction) 16 Comments

DIARY OF A GAY NIGERIAN IN THE UK

The Grindr Culture Shock I’d always known that experiencing the culture shock that comes with relocating from Nigeria to the United Kingdom was inevitable. However, I never imagined that I

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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

Opinion Pieces 6 Comments

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