Tag "Internalized Homophobia"

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Would You Sleep With A Homophobe?

I am a fan of the television show, The Bold Type, mainly because it is one of the few Hollywood series that not only tapped into the feminist concerns of

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LIVING A LIE

My sister found my queer twitter in 2014 (a story that I told HERE) and it’s been a really crazy-ass journey since then. I lost the opportunity to study in

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DAMNED IF YOU DO, DAMNED IF YOU DON’T

There are a lot of words that can be used to replace fear. Trepidation, horror, fright, terror, panic, alarm, agitation… All of these, and more, were what you felt when

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Kito Alert: He Is Either A Catfish Or Very Internally Homophobic

So far, there have been four reports on this guy who goes by Obi Brawn (Michael) on Facebook. He is also on Tinder as Michael. And his number is 08144319992.

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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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A DAY WITH THE GUYS

My older brother, Jimmy, is into cryptocurrency and all that online trading stuff, so it’s fair to say that he has become quite rich. And because of this, it started

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THE BOYS IN ALVAN HALL

In 2014, I was admitted to study a four-year course at the University of Nigeria. Like many young teenagers, it was an adventure and experience I had been looking forward

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TO BE GAY, CLOSETED AND A HOMOPHOBE

At fourteen years of age, I graduated from Primary School about four years ago, and since then, I have lost contact with most of my classmates. However, word eventually got

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THE UGLY SIDE OF LOVE

Growing up, I had crushes on both boys and girls. But my father was a pastor and so, exploring my homosexual crushes wasn’t something I could do. However, I tried

The Happenings 5 Comments

Homosexuality Is NOT Comparable To Rape. But a Nigerian Gay Man doesn’t seem to get this

One of the problems that the queer community faces in the fight against homophobia is having to check the narrative that homosexuality is not comparable to violent crimes. Homophobes are