Tag "Life"

Series (Non-Fiction) 4 Comments

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

Kito Stories 19 Comments

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

Kito Stories 13 Comments

THE ORIGINAL SIN (A Kito Story)

I met Moet (the name he introduced himself to me with) on Grindr. I was in Enugu and he was in Port Harcourt. We were chatting off and on for

Editor's Desk 6 Comments

COMING OUT IS SOMETIMES JUST THE BEGINNING

Coming out can be an incredibly freeing thing to experience. All those expectations that are placed on your life by family and friends, the lies you tell to thwart suspicion,

Our Stories 5 Comments

BECAUSE OF TOMORROW

I was 8 the very first time I prayed. I mean like really prayed. It wasn’t for lost crayons or primary school squabbles or anything. I had been having these

Series (Non-Fiction) 6 Comments

THE NEW NORMAL (Happy Week, Happy Life)

Coffee. I got a whiff of it as I walked through the front doors of the LUTH Cancer Centre. I glanced to my left and noticed there was a table

The Happenings 8 Comments

A Gay Father Resents His Son For Having The Freedom (To Be Out) That He Never Had

I have no idea if this Reddit story is old or recent, but it is such a compelling storyline that I felt I had to share. In what appears to

From The Net 2 Comments

Be Okay With Your Sexuality Defining You

Gay people are often pestered with this denigrating opinion, sometimes from heterosexual people and other times from fellow queer people, about “letting our sexuality define us.” There is often this

Series (Non-Fiction) 8 Comments

THE NEW NORMAL (The World Is My Oyster)

“Ninety-three thousand naira… Hmmm…” I was staring silently at the first invoice for chemo, and I was a little dazed. “I hear chemotherapy can be expensive,” Hawk said. “But are

Series (Non-Fiction) 16 Comments

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