Tag "Suicide"

Fiction 37 Comments

BOLA’S STORY

Let’s call her Bola. Bola was fifteen years old when she discovered it or rather when it dawned on her. Bola was a PK, you know, a pastor’s kid. She

The Happenings 32 Comments

“My mother is teaching my siblings to despise Gays.” Says the Man Who Was Unable To Go On Living

On June 17, Michael George Smith Jr. posted a screen shot of a message from a sibling on his Facebook page. It read, “God doesn’t born gay people. You make

Our Stories 28 Comments

REMEMBERING HELL, PRAYING FOR HEAVEN

I met Daniel years ago. He was a broken soul. But he had the brightest smile I had ever seen. He reminded me of me. We were both so damaged,

Our Stories 34 Comments

End That Controversy!

I once heard a story which broke my heart in a million pieces. It is a popular tragic story which trended once here. Some of us may have heard the

Our Stories 73 Comments

Photo: Some Days Ago On Linda Ikeji’s Blog…

As long as the world believes you have a choice in the issue of your sexuality, as long as it believes you can choose not to be gay, there can

Our Stories 109 Comments

BEHIND THE PURPLE CLOUDS

I narrated this personal experience around May last year to Charlie Boy when I was at his residence in Gwarimpa, Abuja. He is writing a book, and wants to adapt

Our Stories 40 Comments

The Unfortunate Case Of Leelah Alcorn

Seventeen years ago in Kings Mills, Ohio, a child was born into the Family of Mr. and Mrs. Alcorn. They named him Joshua. As a young child, Joshua was unusual;

The Happenings 27 Comments

‘He should continue in the land of the dead.’ Proof That Nigeria’s Humanity is Ever On The Decline

So, while 9-year-old Americans were giving their teacher compassionate letters in acceptance of his sexuality, faceless Nigerians on the cyber warpath had no compassion to give, even in the face

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