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14: An Anthology of Queer Art | Vol. 2: The Inward Gaze

Last year, the group simply known as 14 debuted its agenda with an anthology of LGBT art and stories themed “We Are Flowers”, which was very well received. This year, maintaining that agenda of protesting the injustice of the draconian anti-LGBT law signed into existence by President Jonathan and celebrating ...

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When Life Shows You Pepper, Make Pepper Soup

Remember when you read the collection fo stories from the Farafina Creative Writing Workshop class of 2013 titled A Handful of Dust? Remember how we rocked with the stories we put out and you digested? Well, the ladies in that class have come together again – along with other women ...

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14: An Anthology of Queer Art | Vol. 1: We are Flowers

The 13th of January is an unfortunate day in Nigeria’s history. It marks one of the nation’s greatest human rights failures. On that day in 2014, Nigeria gave homophobia full legal recognition in the form of a law that made any kind of same-sex sexual act a crime that could ...

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The Queer Art Anthology Is Almost Here!

Titled We Are Flowers: An Anthology Of Queer Art, the literary effort championed by the 14 team and contributed to by Nigerians and non-Nigerians alike is on the dawn of its publication online. Below is an excerpt from one of its pieces titled After The Law Was Passed by Pink. ...

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Call for Submissions | An Anthology of Nigerian Queer Art

You are invited to submit your work to a new anthology celebrating LGBT life and community in Nigeria. Here are the details: On January 13 2014, the administration of Goodluck Jonathan passed the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act. Under the law, LGBT Nigerians have suffered persecution and harassment. A group of ...

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A Happy New Year to the whole family. That’s how I view the MyMindSnaps readers – a family. I like to view myself as the president of the MMS superfan club, just like the Beyhive, we’re quite loyal. I for one am really grateful for the role this blog played ...

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