Tag "Love"

Our Stories 12 Comments

The Beautiful Gift Of Having A Queer Sibling

I do not remember when it happened, but I remember how cold the couch felt the night I took my older brother’s phone and did the invasive thing of going

Editor's Desk 10 Comments

I LOVE YOU

Note: Spoilers for Heartstopper Season 2 ahead. I love you. Those are the words that most everyone who’s queer in Nigeria would agree is the most abused statement in the

Editor's Desk 3 Comments

LOVING THE PAST AND THE PRESENT (A ‘One True Loves’ Review)

This book first came to my attention when I saw the trailer for its movie adaptation on YouTube. And like I do whenever I see the trailer of any film

Our Stories 26 Comments

I Dove Deep Into The Darkness To Find The Release I Needed

I feel like everyone has that one ex, a former love that holds some kind of overwhelming power over you. It makes almost everything they do around you at once

Opinion Pieces 3 Comments

AT WHAT POINT ARE THE HOMOPHOBIC HURTS OF FAMILY ENOUGH?

“I will love you till the day that I die,” Gabrielle Union’s Inez says to her son, Ellis (played by Jeremy Pope), the 25-year-old who’s just graduated from Marine boot

Our Stories 27 Comments

What Wilfred Wills (Part 2)

Previously on What Wilfred Wills… * I smiled to myself as the events of the previous night began to unfurl in my head; I could remember being spooned against Wilfred’s

Our Stories 3 Comments

IN THE BUSINESS OF HEARTS

Earlier this year, I was casually dating someone – let’s call him X. It ended up not going anywhere, primarily because of the baggage he appeared to be carrying from

Our Stories 18 Comments

FIGURING OUT THIS THING CALLED LIFE

Jada Pinkett-Smith recently released a statement regarding the Oscar slap, during which she said: “The state of the world today, we need (Will and Chris). And we all actually need

Series (Non-Fiction) 18 Comments

DON’T CALL ME BIGGIE (Episode 4)

Previously on DON’T CALL ME BIGGIE… * Brother Ebenezer of the Most High! Mighty in Tenor and Powerful in Worship! Singer-songwriter walking out half-naked in the pastor’s house! I can’t

Series (Non-Fiction) 6 Comments

FOR AJ (Part 3)

Previously on FOR AJ… * Finally, AJ had replied. *insert sigh of relief* I sat where I was reading the WhatsApp text he sent after several weeks of being incommunicado