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THE HUSTLE OF A RAINBOW (Episode 9)

The last time you heard from me, I was in a relationship with Cici, happily in love and all. That was in faraway February. It was just another February past and I’m in a different relationship. I should fill you in on what happened shey? Oya grab your popcorn and ...

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The Complexity of Human Sexuality

Human sexuality is a complex rainbow. If, like me, you were raised in Nigeria as an excessively religious person, but unlike me, you remain a religious fundamentalist jerk and homophobe in your adulthood, you may never learn about or experience the full range of human sexual behaviour and human experience ...

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About Sex And The Age Limit

A few weeks ago, someone asked me, “Nkechi, what do you think about a 70 year old man having sex with or marrying a 25 year old woman?” I responded, “Same thing I think about any adult marrying or having sex with another adult.” When the issue of sex arises, ...

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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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DOWN LOW (EPISODE 5)

Previously on Down Low… * She’s even fat. Ugh! Straight men sef! Apparently a vagina is all they need, no matter how shapeless the owner is, Ekene thought sourly as he stared at his phone screen. “Ekene, I hope you know I am not your houseboy o!” Ayo called out of ...

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Ex-Lesbian’s Open Letter To Pastors Across America About Her Salvation

A woman describing herself as an ex-lesbian, born-again Christian has penned an open letter addressing pastors in America. Writing for the religious publication, Charisma News, Linda Italiano claims a meeting with a pastor changed her sexuality after 30 years as an out gay woman. ‘When I walked out the pastor’s ...

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Amber Heard Says Marrying Johnny Depp Does Not Define Her Sexuality

Actress Amber Heard has spoken out again about her sexual orientation, saying hers is not defined by her marriage. The actress, who stars in The Danish Girl, came out in 2010 as she dated photographer Tasya van Ree. She later married Johnny Depp, and adopted his two children, but says ...

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The TIERs Human Rights Day: What A Treat It Was

I didn’t know what to expect from the TIERs Human Rights Day event, mainly because I had never even heard of TIERs (The Initiative for Equal Rights) before that day, and weeks ago at the Ake festival, we had had several discussions on sexuality, sexual orientation and the law. So ...

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THE HOUSEWIVES’ TALE (Episode 48)

“What is this one?” I grimace, looking up at Nneamaka. “Toasted bread in chili sauce,” she throws back at me, bustling over her cooker in a bid to finish up the main course and serve before the expiration of her time. I pick up a piece of the tiny squares ...

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Kristen Stewart ‘Not Hiding’ Her Sexuality

Kristen Stewart, star of the upcoming stoner-action flick (yes, that’s totally a genre) American Ultra has nabbed Nylon’s September issue cover. The corresponding editorial, penned by Margaret Wappler, is a raw, candid look into Stewart’s day-to-day life, including her distaste for fame, the gossip-mongering it inspires, and even her oft-discussed ...

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