Tag "Life"

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HOW KITO DIARIES CHANGED MY LIFE

You know how we think we’re living, yet we’re slowly dying? That was me in 2014. January saw the signing into law of the SSMPA, an act that led to

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THE BOY THAT KISSED ANOTHER BOY

It was a regular class with more charts on the walls than actual paint and a blackboard that was almost always covered with a dust of chalk, the sediments pooled

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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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Trevor’s Debt

Every time Trevor speaks with his parents on the phone, I hold my breath so that I don’t catch the palpable tension in the air. He says he feels a

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“I’m Looking At My Bag Of Fucks To Give And It’s So Empty Now.” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Is A Whole Mood In Her BlackBox Interview

Early last month, Bounce premiered the two-part interview of award-winning writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie by Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. And it was an interview that led to all sorts of revelations about

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Medusa, Fuck SHIT UP!

First of all, it’ll never be your fault it happened. Heck! You don’t know how it happened. But you cannot blame yourself and you will not blame yourself. You make

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A JOURNEY TO REMEMBER

I come from a small, middle class family. Growing up, I always knew I was different, considering how I preferred male relatives visiting us to the females. I remember vividly

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SURVIVING DARKNESS

I read a Facebook post made by a friend about how he recently went through depression, and his story struck a chord inside me. Because I could relate very much

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THE NEW NORMAL (Rebrand in Progress)

Buzzzzzzz…..buzzzz….click-clack… Stuck again! I tried to stifle a giggle as the barber wrestled his clipper from the jaws of my hair. This was the third time in the last five

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BREAKING FREE

Right from a young age, I was effeminate and thought that I wanted to be a girl. I was very expressive in my effeminacy, and in many ways, I think