Tag "Life"

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THE NEW NORMAL (New Life, New Me)

It touched me, my chest. I am on the ground. “How did I get here?” I look down and I see there is a stain where it touched me. It’s

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JUST LIKE OLIVER TWIST (A Chain Of Unhappiness)

EDITOR’S NOTE: The beginning part of this story, JUST LIKE OLIVER TWIST, was told back in January. And since then, there have been developments to the lives of the people

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DAYS OF MY LIFE

As an effeminate child, I grew up having low self esteem and being insecure about how I looked. That, I think, came from the constant comparison with the other boy

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25 Problems That All Beyoncé Fans (AKA The Beyhive) Can Relate To

Originally published on Capital Xtra   If you thought it was difficult being Queen Bey, try being one of her worshippers. Life as a member of the Beyhive must be

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The Minority Report on the Audacity of Privilege

There are members of the LGBT community in Nigeria who actually believe that the activism for gay rights is a waste of time. That gay Nigerians who lament their inability

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Dwyane Wade’s 12-year-old trans daughter Zaya has an incredible lesson for us on self-acceptance

NBA star Dwyane Wade recently appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show where he spoke about the moment his daughter came out as trans and asked to be called Zaya. A

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THE DIFFERENT CAPSULES OF LIFE

I was lounging on a three-seater couch in my portable apartment, playing around with my favorite apps on my phone. I do not live in a fenced compound, and so,

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Britain’s “first gay dads” split after one of them starts dating their teenage daughter’s ex-boyfriend

It’s a tale as old as time: Boy meets boy, boys marry and father five kids, boys break up when one falls madly in love with their daughter’s ex-boyfriend, and

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LET ME SING A SONG ABOUT LIFE (Part 4)

Previously on LET ME SING A SONG ABOUT LIFE: And yes, it was happiness, living with Emeka. Being with Emeka. Sharing a house – and life – with Emeka. It

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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