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Affirmations, Poems, and Songs To Get You Through The Rough Times

November 14, 2017

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In the last few weeks, I have constantly been overwhelmed by things I can’t control. This constant overwhelming feeling can eventually lead to feeling powerless. When this feeling of powerlessness comes, I turn to affirmations. Affirmations are really important otherwise you could go mad. Literally! You have to somehow believe that there is light at […]

You’re good enough when you say you’re good enough – #ColorsRNotShame

October 17, 2017

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You’re good enough only when you believe you’re good enough. Let that thought sink in. Relying on outsiders for validation is a dangerous thing. Yet, that is exactly how society functions. Humans are raised to compete against one another- for the best grades in school, from a very young age to promotions at work. And even more […]

Dykeroad– Six years on

October 10, 2017

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Recently, I was planning a catching up with a former colleague and was thinking of how I would reply her when she asked me the standard, ‘What are you up to these days?’ My thoughts were focused on how to explain that I finally embraced my calling to do some pretty awesome gay shit. It […]

Some People Are Gay. Get Over It!

June 21, 2016

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The entire week has been a moving week for my family and I. I stumbled on my old stonewall T-shirt and I suddenly understood the meaning of the message ‘Some People Are Gay. Get Over It!’ We just moved to a new house and the move has been really bittersweet and nostalgic. I found so many […]

The Closet Is Not Your Friend

April 7, 2015

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I used to think that the closet was just a mythical bad place that people struggled to break out of until I encountered some situations that have painted it as a safe haven where other folks plan to live and die in. Some people will do whatever it takes to remain firmly in the closet. […]

Would You Get A Beard?

October 14, 2013

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To put it simply, out here in Nigeria no one takes you seriously if you’re a young woman who is of marriageable age but is unmarried. Some people consider you unlucky; others see you as unserious. I watched a TV show yesterday on Ebony Life TV called Girl Talk. It’s a bunch of women sitting around […]

My Two Loves

August 3, 2013

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My very first love has grey eyes. She loves sports and all things fitness, is kind and compassionate, utterly ambitious and is god’s gift to women in bed. My second love has deep brown eyes surrounded by a flutter of long eyelashes. She thinks her eyes are her best feature but I think her bum wins […]