Tag "Gay Relationship"

Our Stories 9 Comments

HERE AND AWAY

I have been in this on-again, off-again relationship and it is getting up to seven years now. Ivy and I started out as a committed couple when we were both

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Is There A Right Time To Say “I Love You”?

Is there a right time or wrong time for one to say “I love you”? During a first date? Second date? During sex? After a few chats in your DM?

Fiction 14 Comments

LIVING AGAIN

We were both quarreling that day. Our voices were raised and angry. My voice especially, a sharp tongue scissoring the air, had not a single pause in it. How could

Our Stories 21 Comments

WICKED GAMES

His name is Ed. I’d known him on Facebook for years (we got acquainted in 2014), since when I was back in Owerri. And we had an online friendship where

Fiction 10 Comments

BETWEEN DELLE AND DENNIS MACAULAY

Dennis is in his late thirties and works as a university professor in one of the universities in Southern Nigeria. He is married with two children, but since his family

Our Stories 28 Comments

GUILTY BY ASSOCIATION

My friend, Blessing, is someone I’ve known for years while growing up in Lagos. Even after I moved to Delta State some years ago, a new job and a new

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IT SHOULD ALWAYS BE OKAY

Every single time I do a HIV test (an RVST), I spend the fifteen minutes before the result is out thinking about every nasty, skanky-ass, ball-slappingly-shady piece of sex I’ve

Fiction 13 Comments

EVERYTHING GOOD WILL COME

1 He came to your Facebook messenger and stirred up a conversation. You were reluctant to reply at first. His account was a catfish, with photos of semi-nude Black bodybuilders.

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What Do You Do When You’re Tired Of Being A Secret?

A question that frequently comes up during conversations in queer spaces is this: Would you tell your sister if you found out that she was dating or getting married to

Series (Non-Fiction) 33 Comments

A MEMOIR OF ALL THE MEN THAT HAVE BEEN (Chapter 7)

REX For many, Grindr is the go-to app when you want a quick release. It usually comes in a ribboned package of bland and hurried conversations and oftentimes off-putting personalities.