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SAVE ME FROM HELL

I am a 25-year-old gay Nigerian living with sickle cell disease, and it has been a journey. I grew up feeling ashamed of myself, feeling like something was wrong with

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Simi gets called out on Twitter for her hypocrisy regarding the recognition of human rights

In March, Simi came out on her Youtube show, Stoopid Sessions, to reveal how homophobic she is and her absolute disregard for people based on their sexual orientation. “[Homosexuality] just

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EVIL, THY NAME IS MAN

When NYSC came around, I was posted to Imo State. Before then, I’d often heard about how the East ties with Lagos as the gay capital of Nigeria, that it

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THE FIRST GAY COUPLE TO STAND JUDGMENT

It was Christmas Eve. My paternal extended family had a ritual of spending the day before Christmas Day together. Last year, it had been at Uncle Sebastian’s house at Elekahia

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ALL SHE DID WAS LOOK LIKE A GUY!

As a Nigerian, I should not be shocked by some of the stories I hear. But on that day, when a good friend of mine shared with me an ordeal

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Father kills 14-year-old son because he’s gay, Nigerians react

A father shot his 14-year-old gay son, with police attributing the murder in part to the boy’s sexual orientation. Henderson police in Nevada say 53-year-old Wendell Melton shot and killed