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To You Homophobe With Your Opinions

“So then my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to SPEAK, slow to wrath…” – James 1:19. “An acknowledgement of an individual’s freedom to hold an opinion is not an invitation to air one.” – G. V. U. _______ Dear proud Nigerian Homophobe, I am constrained ...

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ABOUT LIFESTYLE CHOICES AND SEXUALITY

Someone I know posted on the social media something that Dave Chappelle allegedly said. I have no way of knowing that he actually said the words, but let’s work with the assumption that he did. The post read thus: “Our culture has accepted two huge lies. The first is that ...

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Climbing Yemisi Aribisala’s Snail Tree

I was very curious about Yemisi Aribisala’s book, Long Throat Memoirs, when I first saw it online; those who know me personally already know I am very passionate about food and literature, and this book, which seemed to marry two of my favorite things, had me intrigued. I did a ...

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Complete the Hate Hustle

In a restaurant, I am sitting at a table with a woman. Of course, we share jokes and occasionally lean into each other to laugh with our foreheads almost touching – the same way we lean away from each other to throw our heads back in laughter. Intermittently, I reach ...

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Dear Nigerian, Gay People Are Not The Problem. Corrupt People Are.

Originally published on thefemmemedia.com Disclaimer: This post is targeted at religious bigots that think gay people are the problem with Nigeria. Hopefully, I’m not pouring water into a basket. Being religious doesn’t mean one is bigoted. Conversely, being an atheist/agnostic doesn’t mean one is not bigoted. Dear Nigerian Bigots, The ...

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The Piece About The Gay Marriage That Broke The Nigerian Internet

Originally published on huffingtonpost.com We tried very carefully to make sure this wouldn’t happen. Guests were instructed not to take photos during the ceremony. We were very particular about who was invited. It was a sad added bonus that most of the guests from Nigeria cancelled just 24 hours before ...

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THE LANGUAGE OF PREJUDICE. Or: THE HEARTLESS (CRAZY) (GAY) PERSON?

As we saw in this Facebook post from a couple of days ago, a certain Darren shared the story of the sexual abuse he suffered as a child in the hands of a man who was his soccer coach. First off, let me say how sad I feel about what ...

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There Is No Second Guessing The Consequences Of Hate

Originally published on kritzmoritz.com You don’t have to be a victim to understand the tragic consequences of Sunday’s mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. Omar Mateen, a trained weapon expert, twice questioned about links to terrorist organisations and as we know now, with mortal degree of internalised homophobia, opened fire at ...

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Previously On Facebook II

And so someone came after Pearl Osibu. Lol. Check on it.

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HOMOPHOBIA AND TRANSPHOBIA ON THE NIGERIAN RADIO

Quite often these days, I have been listening to Nigerian radio online. Never mind the popcorn music and hyperbolic ads; I reckon that I would be rich by now if I got a pound for every time a radio presenter projects homophobia or transphobia. Fresh in mind is the time ...

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