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Four Years Later

It is exactly 4 years since the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) act was passed into law under President Goodluck Jonathan. I woke up the morning after the law was passed feeling ecstatic and filled with God’s love. Finally, after fifty-four years of independence, Nigeria was going to get so much ...

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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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#WokeCharlotte Reminds Us Just How Messed Up Some ‘Sex and the City’ Conversations Were

What comes to mind when you think of Charlotte York, one of the four heroines of the much-beloved sitcom, Sex and the City? Maybe it’s her staunch sense of tradition, her marriage to ED-riddled Trey MacDougal, or that time she acted like a lesbian to hang out with Manhattan’s cool ...

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Ignore-Rant

Ignore-Rant: A two-timing, despicable, and an undoubtedly dangerous word, vastly perpetuated, to the best of my knowledge, by humans. It’s like a shield, some cover, a hide away from the truth that humans run under, when dodging glaring facts with the acquired illusion of knowledge that was seemingly bestowed by ...

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MyMindSnaps Wishes You A Merry Christmas

Thank You to all who visited or were a part of the My Mind Snaps family in this outgoing year. May your heart and home be filled with all of the joys the festive season brings. Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year!

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The Crown, The Queen And I

The first time I ever really heard about Queen Elizabeth and the British Royalty was when Princess Diana was at the peak of her infamy. The world loved Diana, and because Diana appeared to be living a life that defied the monarchy, the world was mostly on her side, and ...

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“But Who Have I Hurt If I Were Gay?” Chude Jideonwo’s Must Read Equality Speech

A speech by Chude Jideonwo One of the tragedies of human progress is this constant tug between two stubborn binaries: progressive and conservative. People often camp in front of their worldviews, either progressive or conservative and refuse to move from thence, ensconced comfortably in a space where they believe they ...

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BRIDE PRICE – CUSTOM OR CRIME?

Today is my colleague’s traditional wedding. Two days ago, he handed a list of items demanded of him to effect the marriage. I could feel the exasperation in his voice when he said, “Bros, you don see am na. See wetin dey want make I pay.” Among the numerous items ...

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WHAT THE VOICE NIGERIA SHOULD SERIOUSLY CONSIDER

The Voice Nigeria really should adopt the elimination process used by The Voice US in the live shows. The currently running Season 13 is the first The Voice edition that I’ve followed week after week, and in the process, I learned something about its live show eliminations that both surprised ...

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The Piece about Feminism And Disliking Taylor Swift

Originally published on independent.ie Kim Kardashian and Taylor Swift’s long-running feud was reignited last week, when Kim posted a throwback photo of herself with a nude waxwork of Swift. The waxwork was created last year for a highly controversial music video of Kanye West, Kim’s husband. The record and video ...

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