How State Sponsored Homophobia Affects Women

by Anana Christopher Nigeria’s laws, as with her deeply rooted cultural and religious norms, are extremely discriminatory towards women. This is in a society where women are generally seen as a sexual minority; in fact, to most people, they are just an extension of the male sex who exist to cater to the needs ofContinue reading “How State Sponsored Homophobia Affects Women”

All Nigerians Are Impacted by The Government Sanction of Homophobia Through SSMPA

by Chinelo Anyadiagwu (They/Them) On Privilege: It would be an incredible breach of ethics to not mention that I live in the United States. I was born and raised – until secondary school – in Nigeria. I am Queer, and I plan to live in Nigeria as soon as I can afford to do so There are a fewContinue reading “All Nigerians Are Impacted by The Government Sanction of Homophobia Through SSMPA”

Cooking Laughter in My Stomach by Uyaiedu Ikpe-Etim

I had always thought of it as a pretty white dress. But now that I think about it, maybe it wasn’t that pretty. Actually, it wasn’t. It was one of those hideous mary-amaka dresses with puffy sleeves that made 90s babies hate their mothers. The ones that itched behind the neck and made you wantContinue reading “Cooking Laughter in My Stomach by Uyaiedu Ikpe-Etim”

Classism in the queer community is in the way of queer liberation in Nigeria | How to smash heteropatriarchy by Ado Aminu

It was one of those conversations you feel is expanding in its depth but the edge of whose breadth you feel right before you settle into the healthy nuance you know it has the potential to have. We are at a party, standing in a semi-circle with loud music thumping in the background, we areContinue reading “Classism in the queer community is in the way of queer liberation in Nigeria | How to smash heteropatriarchy by Ado Aminu”

God And The Queer Question by Kayode Ani

Recently, the Vatican’s doctrinal office issued a ruling reiterating that catholic priests aren’t allowed to bless same-sex unions. “God does not and cannot bless sin,” the edict said. This came as a response to multiple dioceses across the world sending in questions on whether they were allowed to bless same-sex unions after a documentary apparentlyContinue reading “God And The Queer Question by Kayode Ani”