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Some People Are Gay. Get Over It!

June 21, 2016


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 […]

Manoeuvring Queer in Nigeria is Like Learning to Parallel Park

December 6, 2012


I have now been in Nigeria for over a little over a month and while the overall experience of catching up with family has been wonderful, a number of things have also happened that have ticked the queer in me off. I am learning with time how to react to some of them and exploring […]

Fucking Words

November 15, 2012


What are polite and gentle words when we’re fucking? Curt and demand-like is more like it Take it off! Snap. There goes the bra. Bend over Turn around I want you on your back Come up Kiss me. A plea on occasion, “Babe, fuck me” Now! Deeper, faster, more fingers Fuck me slowly Yes, just […]

“Zhe: [Noun] undefined reviewed” – Not Just Another Gay Play

March 17, 2012


I was lucky enough to see ‘Zhe: [noun] undefined‘, a performance piece created by Chuck Mike,  Artistic Director of Collective Artistes, Antonia Kemi Coker and Tonderai Munyevu. Collective Artistes is a theatre production company that produces socially relevant plays that tell the stories of the African Diaspora. Their newest creation Zhe follows the lives of two […]

Vday Sex Music

February 13, 2012


I was walking around town the other day and noticed how there were a lot of red and heart-shaped decorations. I started to wonder what was going on. I was seriously perplexed and then it hit me that Valentine’s Day is coming up. I’ve never been one to wait until it was Vday to do […]

Nigerian lesbian reacts to the anti-gay marriage bill

December 19, 2011


A lesbian living in Nigeria shares her views on the anti-gay marriage bill via electronic correspondence. I have copied and pasted the interview. 1. When did you first hear about the bill?  I heard about the bill a few days before it was passed into law. I know the Nigerian stance on homosexuality so I wasn’t expecting […]