Tag "Homophobia"

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#EndSARS: The Inclusion of Queer Lives In The Protest Continues To Be Debated

It’s been reported that on Wednesday October 14, queer Nigerians who came out to be part of the protest in Abuja were attacked, their placards and the pride flag they

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#QueerNigerianLivesMatter: Queer Nigerians Were Allegedly Attacked By Fellow #EndSARS Protesters In Abuja

The past few days have shown a demonstration of the unity of Nigerian voices demanding for police reform and the disbandment of the rogue police unity called SARS (Special Anti

Editor's Desk 6 Comments

COMING OUT IS SOMETIMES JUST THE BEGINNING

Coming out can be an incredibly freeing thing to experience. All those expectations that are placed on your life by family and friends, the lies you tell to thwart suspicion,

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Dear KD: My Homophobic Brother Wants To Out Me

I am under the stress of a serious issue here, and I desperately need advice on how to proceed from here on. I have a younger brother who I have

Our Stories 6 Comments

SHE FELT THE TINGLE

I started realizing that I liked girls when I was about 5 years old. And I thought it was normal. I was a total tomboy from birth and would always

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About The Gay Fairytale That Has Been Lost For 200 Years

Originally published on Forbes   It’s long been presumed by many folklorists that heroic LGBTQ characters didn’t exist–because when they were told from generation to generation, being queer was a

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Kito Alert: The Homophobic Nigerian Men Who Say Gay Men Are Rushing Them

A KDian who is a member of an Igbo Rants Facebook group recently volunteered information regarding some would-be (or perhaps already) kito perpetrators in the group. Because life as a

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Eez Positive I Positive! I No Kill Person!

April 2017 It was hard returning home, especially after the craziness that had characterized the last few weeks. It was a hard decision, yet a necessary one. And I knew

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Aaliyah Allegedly Checked Her ‘Romeo Must Die’ Costar for His Homophobic Remarks

It has been nineteen years since R&B star Aaliyah passed away, but her legacy and impact still hover over pop culture today. Pop stars like Zendaya and Chloe X Halle

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A Lesbian Baker Got A Homophobic Cake Order. And She Made It Anyway

As a Black, openly gay woman, April Anderson said she is no stranger to discrimination. But Anderson, a pastry chef with a national reputation, was taken aback by a recent