Tag "Internalized Homophobia"

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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

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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

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To All The Boys I’ve Loved (Entry 3)

Dear Chi, How are you doing? Honestly it feels awkward having to write to you this way. How have you been? I still see you around sometimes. I see you

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THE DARK SIDE OF MIDNIGHT

Bruce was bottom. And I had bottomed most of my gay life. He was a month older. But I had more experience out of life than he did We were

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This Gay Culture of “Advising” Effeminate Gay Men To “Tone It Down” Has To Stop!

A Twitter netizen, a few days ago, decided to pass on some “advice” to the Nigerian gay community: advice targeted at the effeminate gay men in our community. (And I

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AT THE END OF MY BREATH (Part 2)

Previously on AT THE END OF MY BREATH… * “My name is Dillish. And I’m gay.” After I said this, I took a moment to observe the reaction from the

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Waka Pass Diaries (After Watching ‘How To Get Away With Murder’)

October 29 I just recently watched the last episode of the current season of How To Get Away With Murder. And set apart from the (frankly boring) intrigue of Laurel

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BEN’S DILEMMA

Ok, before we dive in, I would like to say that my life was not always as fucked up as I’m about to narrate to you. I was my dad’s

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AS A BISEXUAL. . .

As a Bisexual I would keep to time. I would not mix seasons like two unrelated potions, just because “I can drink anything”. I would not translate my flawless identity