Tag "Homosexuality"

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LOOK AT LIFE AND RESPECT THAT

Before going ahead with what I have to say, I would like to first pay homage to whom it’s due: to Sensei for being an endless stream of wisdom; to

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A MOMENT IN TIME

“So when did you know that you are queer?” Chike asked. I was taken aback. I hadn’t expected that. Chike was someone I met on Grindr late last year. We

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THROUGH THE DARKNESS

The latter half of 2020 was as exciting for me as an argument with seven dimwits would be for an intellectual. Time became so meaningless that I needed significant events

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HIS HALO

I was lounging on a three-seater couch in my portable apartment, playing around with my favorite apps on my phone. I do not live in a fenced compound, and so,

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THE CONFLICT

I woke up around 5 AM and felt horny like I’d never felt before – no thanks to my celibacy for months and counting. My hard-on was raging and it

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NOT TODAY, SATAN

The more I live and get on with adulting in my father’s house, the more I am faced with the reality that my parents will never let go of their

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KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: IN PRAISE OF OPEN DOORS

In memory of Akin, beaten to death on 17th of February, 2016 for being homosexual   At the end of my suffering, there was a door. ─ Louis Glück.  

Fiction 15 Comments

KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: MORE THAN THE NOTHING WE ARE

When he went into the toilet, I noticed the strong musky scent in the room. It felt as though someone else had been here before me, but I ignored it

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KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: THE MAN IN A GOWN

“He doesn’t matter,” your father says. You keep your face expressionless, your lips set in the same tight line they were minutes ago. You know your father thinks you didn’t

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“Love Your Child Irrespective Of Their Sexuality.” Twitter User Weighs In On Bolu Okupe’s Coming Out And His Father’s Homophobic Reaction

On Wednesday, January 20, Bolu Okupe, son of former presidential aide, Doyin Okupe, took the internet by the storm when he came out with a simple caption: “Yes, I’m Gay