Tag "Lesbianism"

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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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HER COMING OUT STORY

Remember when I wrote this story about my family orchestrating suitors for me, men who came calling for my hand in marriage? Well, top among these men was Nnamdi, the

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This woman realizes her chickens are in a lesbian relationship and it’s an animal-farm love story

Two hens brought together in quarantine have fallen in love, and the story of how their owner realised she had lesbian chickens is heartwarming. In a viral Twitter thread, Amanda

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CLOTHES AND THE LESBIAN

“Shining in the light of your Halo—ooo, I got my angel now!” We are belting out the lyrics to Queen Bey’s Halo as the car moves through weekday traffic of

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#BBNaija: Post Mercy-and-Tacha Fight, and Tacha Fans Are Dragging In Lesbianism As A Smear Tactic Against Mercy

When all fails, villainize homosexuality. It is a formula that almost always works for Nigerians. Following the animosity that boiled over into a fight between Big Brother housemates Tacha and

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RAFIKI IS A NECESSARY STORY (A Movie Review)

When I learnt that there was going to be a screening for the Kenyan film, Rafiki, at the Ake Arts and Book festival – which was concluded about two weeks

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Friend Of The Family

His mind is wicked, this friend. Not evil, but wickedly mischievous, like a leprechaun. Being faithful is not one of his strongest suits; he leads a double life in marriage.

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MY IDENTITY, MY SELF

WRITER’S NOTE: This piece is written in commemoration of today, Lesbian Visibility Day. * “No, I have not been hurt by a guy. I am not confused. It’s not just

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The Complexity of Human Sexuality

Human sexuality is a complex rainbow. If, like me, you were raised in Nigeria as an excessively religious person, but unlike me, you remain a religious fundamentalist jerk and homophobe

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The Secret Gay History Of Islam

Originally published on gaystarnews.com Islam once considered homosexuality to be one of the most normal things in the world. The Ottoman Empire, the seat of power in the Muslim world,