Tag "Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act"

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HERE AND ALIVE (An Anniversary Dedication To Kito Diaries)

It was a peaceful morning with the gentle breeze blowing that day, which is ironic, given how very troubling that day was going to be. As a young adult with

Our Stories 3 Comments

THE TRUTHS THAT DON’T SET YOU FREE

February 4, 2014 At the back seat of the Danfo where I am ensconced between my best friends, Moyo and Ekah, I sit still. I’d wanted the window seat so

Fiction 11 Comments

DAMNED IF YOU DO, DAMNED IF YOU DON’T

There are a lot of words that can be used to replace fear. Trepidation, horror, fright, terror, panic, alarm, agitation… All of these, and more, were what you felt when

Editor's Desk 4 Comments

THE WINNERS OF THE ANNIVERSARY WRITING COMPETITION ARE…

For this competition, there a lot of submissions entries that told the story of remembered pain, aches and never forgotten hurts. There is an undisputed power in storytelling, and if

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AN ANNIVERSARY WRITING COMPETITION

April is the month of Kito Diaries’ anniversary. It is also the birth-month of a KDian, and to commemorate these, there is the sum of 40 thousand naira available to

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#RepealSSMPA: A Kito Story In Threads

Antigay violence, it seems, is no longer simply waiting for us to fall into the trap of kito scum. They apparently now bring the violence to us. Not only are

Opinion Pieces 7 Comments

#RepealSSMPA: WHICH WAY, QUEER NIGERIA?

I just realized that if it actually comes down to Nigerian Queer people taking to the streets to gain our freedom, then we are UTTERLY FUCKED! Like for Real. Like

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#RepealSSMPA: LGBT Advocate Victor Emmanuel Takes A Powerful Stance In The Fight Against Nigeria’s Homophobia

Following the news that a group of men who were attending a party in Anambra State were arrested by the police on March 8, an arrest that is being reported

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“May We Never Forget, Lose Hope Or Stop Fighting.” Pamela Adie on the Anniversary of the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act

In 2014, in defiance to international pressure and in an attempt to gain political clout, President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act into law dated January 7.

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Random Questions: Would You Marry Your Bae?

We talk a lot of talk about wanting the freedom to be who we are and to love who we love. What happens if we get what we wish for