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What Would You Do If The Lover You Spent The Night With Died In Your Bed?

Some years ago, someone I knew was murdered by the guy he brought home for an overnight lay. I never got to learn anything more about the case because his

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MORE OF THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE

Sequel to ALL THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE, we continue with our catalogue of notable events in this soon-to-end year that had us sitting up and transferring our

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ALL THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE

When we rode into this year on the waves of Kevin Hart’s Oscar controversy, we should have buckled our seats and braced ourselves for a very tempestuous year – one

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Zambia In A Gay Rights Row With The US Government | 47 Plead Not Guilty To Homosexuality Charge In Nigeria

In an escalating row over LGBT+ rights, the US ambassador to Zambia, Daniel Foote, has said he’s been threatened over his comments on the sentencing of a gay couple in

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“What’s your business with what happens with consenting adults?” Wole Soyinka takes aim at Homophobia in Nigeria

Turkish novelist and academic, Elif Shafak, sat down with Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka for an episode of Studio B: Unscripted, where the two brilliant minds discussed nationalism, safe spaces, and

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“Consider The Way Homophobia Functions In Nigeria.” An Argument in Favour of Nigeria Topping the List of Dangerous Countries in the World for the LGBT

Following the revelation of Nigeria as the world’s most dangerous country for LGBT people in a list prepared by Asher and Lyric, there was an outcry on the social media

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Nigeria Tops The List Of The Most Dangerous Countries For LGBTQ People

A new study produced by travel website, Asher & Lyric, has created the LGBTQ Danger Index; a ranking of the 150 countries with the most international tourists based on their

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FREEDOM DOES NOT STAY HERE

The generator dying yesterday at our corper’s lodge revealed how loud it had been. Silence gathered me into its embrace, and I could touch its arm. I was one with

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“We Don’t Teach People. We Dress Them.” Payporte Claps Back At Bobrisky Troll | There Is Much Ado about Bobrisky

Payporte, the sponsor of the second season of Big Brother Naija, was on Instagram a couple of days ago promoting its business using the face of the infamous Bobrisky. And

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A CRASH COURSE ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE GAY (Education For Those Who The Shoe Fits)

It started with the viewing of an IGTV video. A 3-minute clip of Ireti Bakare-Yusuf (@sisiogelagos) talking about LGBT Pride, which I found both startling and pleasing, because it seemed