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Questioning Ryan Murphy’s Bid To Tell The Story About Harvey Weinstein’s Victims

It has been reported that prolific showrunner Ryan Murphy is mulling over the idea of a new show about Hollywood predators, tentatively called Consent—but is this really Murphy’s story to tell? The out gay showrunner is known for his loud, lurid ideas. He’s a hit-maker, and for the last decade, ...

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Dismantling The Sexual Harassment Claim Against Aziz Ansari

I recently heard about Aziz Ansari being involved in a sex scandal. The outrage was alarming. So I read about the so-called ‘sexual harassment’. And I fear that at the rate we are going, we are watering down sexual harassment to mean “he did not pull down my panties gently”. ...

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When It Sucks To Be A Man

The Taxify driver was an Adonis – dark, lean muscled, well groomed. He smelled nice. He had an aristocratic mien that speaks of years in the embrace of authority. He was tempered and beautifully spoken. His phone kept ringing. He kept rejecting the call. I looked over at him. He ...

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WHAT A GIRL WANTS (Episode 3)

One of the things I have learnt in this life is to always get into the mind of my challenge – or obstruction, if you will. You see, I began to tell myself that if someone can be bold enough to talk about sex with you or tell you what ...

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WHAT A GIRL WANTS (Episode 2)

Now you have to understand that sexual harassment is not just an art mastered by the men folk alone. Animals have also gained mastery in that area. Lol. You don’t believe me? Okay. Get this then. I had a dog, of the Alsatian breed, Krystal. He was the most playful ...

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THE PROBLEM WE HAVE WITH UNDERSTANDING SEX

There is something fundamentally wrong – and using the word ‘wrong’ here doesn’t even describe it – but yes, there is something so deeply wrong with the way we groom both girls and boys to initiate/see sex. I followed a thread on twitter recently and it was sad to see ...

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About Big Brother Naija And Permission Over A Woman’s Body

I don’t comment on Big Brother except when religious people decide to intervene. BBN has done the right thing by disqualifying a sex offender. A drunk woman can’t give informed consent. A naked woman is not informed consent or green light. Half dressed woman doesn’t mean informed consent. You cannot ...

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That Thing In Your Heart

It was some minutes into the evening of one of those days the dusk descends earlier than usual. The entire office block was silent; a new building well detached from the clogged campus structures. Apart from the chirping birds and a little whistling of the wind, the only sound left ...

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