The Pink Panther

The Pink Panther

Alter Ego_Pink PantherMaxonex gave me this gift a couple of days ago. It wasn’t my birthday, but this was very much appreciated. It’s the pink representation of a CGI cat – the Pink Panther.

And I said to myself, what other day to use it as my blog avatar than today, the National Coming Out Day. For those of you who are not aware, the National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is an internationally observed civil awareness day celebrating individuals who publicly identify as a gender or sexual minority. The day is observed annually by members of the LGBT community and its allies on October 11.


Come out, come out, wherever y’all are! 😀

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  1. Absalom
    October 11, 05:37 Reply

    *ignores knock, snoring deeply*

  2. Samaurai
    October 11, 05:43 Reply

    We’re right behind you, Pinky. Just make the announcement right now and we will follow suit.
    Coming out ko!! Running in ni!!

  3. maxonex
    October 11, 05:53 Reply

    Hahahaha…still enjoying my sleep…#IgnoresKnock till 2050…

  4. Metrosexual
    October 11, 06:22 Reply

    *Opens door*….*Steps one toe*……. Eisshhh, its sooo COLD outside…*shuts the door*

  5. Micky
    October 11, 06:42 Reply

    *Swallows some sleeping pills* *Goes into a deep sleep till 2080*

  6. daniel
    October 11, 06:44 Reply

    No pinky it’s rather too early to come out, I’ll come out when everyone is seated and staring and then I’ll make an entrance…*giggles*

    • Metrosexual
      October 11, 06:47 Reply

      Nw that’s one awesome way to ‘come out’. LoL

  7. #TeamKizito
    October 11, 07:00 Reply

    Hmmm. The ones sleeping I’ll give kisses as soft, magical and tender as Maleficent’s; they’ll all be wide awake. But, the atmosphere isn’t so good though. What’s up with Stanley Igho?

  8. #TeamKizito
    October 11, 07:15 Reply

    Hmm. The amount of words in my comments these days.. Hmmm.

  9. Dominic
    October 11, 07:17 Reply

    Let me use this great opportunity to come out. Hi all, I’m Dominic Obama. I’m gay and love cakes. Thank you

  10. gad
    October 11, 07:46 Reply

    Caution is the word.caution brothers.dont get carried away

      • gad
        October 12, 00:55 Reply

        Caution about coming out. The only person I advise to come out @ this time is that person that is ready to bear the emotional and physical heat that might follow.Some parents are the ones that will call the police on their sons.This is even a child,s play in a world were people kill hundreds of “unbelievers” as a duty towards god.

  11. engorgio
    October 11, 08:23 Reply

    I would’ve but its raining outside, so lemme wait till weather is favorable

  12. infamousdiaries
    October 11, 08:36 Reply

    I’ll come out when its not so cold outside -and in the hearts of most Nigerians.

  13. lluvmua
    October 11, 08:47 Reply

    Covers self wif blanket nd sleeps till 3000

    • Samaurai
      October 11, 09:16 Reply

      Lmao. Come out o jare!!
      Even Sleeping Beauty didn’t sleep for a thousand years.

      After Pinky, I nominate you for the next out-comer.

      • lluvmua
        October 11, 10:09 Reply

        Lol I pass d nomination bck to u sire lol *runs back into the closet *

  14. Legalkoboko
    October 11, 08:47 Reply

    ” the National Coming Out Day (NCOD) is
    an internationally observed civil awareness day
    celebrating individuals who PUBLICLY identify as
    a gender or sexual minority”.

    Well, obviously I have no business celebrating today since I don’t publicly identify as gay guy yet.
    And the international LGBT community should pack well jor. What did they successfully do when Jona slammed us with 14 more years?

    Thank you very much, but I’ll come out on my own terms. *goes back to enjoy weekend sleep*

  15. Kryss S
    October 11, 09:32 Reply

    Hian!!!!!!!!! National coming out day kwa! Just like I said on twitter, we are not even legal yet nd u r talking about national coming out day! Dat day wud definitely turn to #NATIONALMASSACREDAY in naija cos we wud b so butchered! Abeggi! I can’t shout *add voice recognition code to my closet doors plus fingerprint lock, resume my avocado nd cucumber facial spa regimen while listening 2 Beyonce’s Flawless!*

  16. Khaleesi
    October 11, 11:38 Reply

    I like to say that in Nigeria, the concept if coming out doesn’t exist. what we have here are closets within closets with multiple doors. You start out being locked firmly behind several sets of doors & as you get more comfortable with your sexuality, you come out frok behind one set of doors and emerge into another closet … very few have actually taken the final step, coming out from behind the last set of doors and facing the outside world squarely with the truth about their sexuality … maybe in 50years time someone will do it and everyone will wonder what all the fuss was about anyway …

  17. Kryss S
    October 11, 11:48 Reply

    I wouldn’t b surprised if our great mother of dragons, the almighty Khaleesi decides to b d first to come out in all her blistering glory! Lol! I would definitely b around to cheer her on! Hehehehehe!

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