Tag "Gay Relationship"

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

Our Stories 20 Comments

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.

Reviews 5 Comments

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.

Fiction 4 Comments

LETTING GO

His lips always taste like honey. It’s like addictive nectar on my tongue, spreading through me and burning my soul with need, desire, lust and maybe, just maybe, love. A

Editor's Desk 12 Comments

YOUR BOYFRIEND OF ONE YEAR

You are a romantic. Let’s just start there. You are someone who loves Love. You grew up with the Disney classics and wore your blue sweater on your head so

Our Stories 25 Comments

FOR THE LOVE OF MAN

Port Harcourt, 2005 I was in the university, studying in school and being gay in town. Port Harcourt City was full of promises and adventures for the young gay man

Series (Non-Fiction) 19 Comments

A MEMOIR OF ALL THE MEN THAT HAVE BEEN (Chapter 6)

CHARLES The ability to hold a conversation for me is more than ordinary talent. It’s also one of the things I seek in any man, especially a potential partner. For

Editor's Desk 8 Comments

THE QUESTION ABOUT BEING WITH SOMEONE WHO’S NOT READY (A Review Of ‘Happiest Season’)

There is a moment in this Christmas movie – after the debacle of her girlfriend, Harper, denying her sexuality in front of her family – when Kristen Stewart’s lesbian character’s