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Monthly Archive: June 2013

Jun 28 2013

Rachel Jeantel is not on trial: Judging her accent is a show of your ignorance not hers.

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What a sad society we live in with people valuing appearances more than content. Hypocrites who in their own actions and judgments are no less racist than Zimmerman who shot a black boy because he thought his black skin did not belong in his precious white neigbourhood. Now, those racists think Rachel Jeantel’s accent and …

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Jun 26 2013

He who comes to Equity must come with clean hands!

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Many Nigerians were angry (justifiably so) when President Goodluck Jonathan deployed soldiers to disperse peaceful protesters across the country. The right to organise peaceful protests was violated by a civilian government; many called it a breach of constitutional rights, with emphasis on the right to freedom of association and freedom of expression. This violation and …

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Jun 26 2013

OCCUPY NIGERIA FOR A RESIGNATION OR A REVOLUTION?

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(First Published in January 2012 during the fuel subsidy removal saga)  I cannot even muster enough energy to be angry at President Goodluck Jonathan; he leaves me with a sense of shame as a Nigerian! Whenever I acknowledged him as President, I immediately apologize because I feel a great sense of shame for presenting such …

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Jun 25 2013

Cultural Censorship: My Coming Out Is Not A Threat To Your Closet!

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I do a double take whenever I hear the words “Your coming out is threatening the safety of closeted gays” and the addendum “Protesting ‘Anti Same Sex’ bills and homophobic behavior is a threat to closeted gays, please stop the protests”. Really, I mean, really? Recently on a facebook group, an African who identifies as …

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Jun 20 2013

I Am Reaching, Reaching For The Stars

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I am reaching, reaching for the stars Though I bear the brunt of the scars I spread my wings for a flying spree This cage I will break to set me free Although the sky looks scary and vast I will explore with bravery and a blast So long my wings were clipped Now I …

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Jun 18 2013

NOT MY AFRICA

This land of corrupt politicians Rubbing bellies of stolen funds Looting without a care Killing with no remorse Stoning gays, jailing Trans This land full of Hate Poverty and Ignorance

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Jun 17 2013

SENATE PRESIDENT DAVID MARK IS OFFICIALLY AN IGNORAMUS AND A LEADER OF HYPOCRITES

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It is said that followers get the leaders they deserve, so it is not surprising that Nigerians are led by hypocrites. According to National Mirror: http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/no-going-back-on-anti-same-sex-bill-mark/ “No going back on anti-same sex bill –Mark” “Senate President David Mark has said the decision of the National Assembly to ban same-sex marriage in the country was irreversible. …

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Jun 16 2013

‘Our Senators are Hypocrites’

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ORIGINAL INTERVIEW LINK- http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/our-senators-are-hypocrites/104344/ (BTW, you totally should read the wacky comments on the original interview link) Yemisi Ilesanmi describes herself as ‘proudly bisexual’. After gaining her LL.B from the Obafemi Awolowo University in 2004 (four years after she should have qualified and 10 years after she was initially admitted as a student), she was …

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Jun 14 2013

WHY ARE MANY NIGERIAN CHRISTIANS SO STUPID?

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I often receive some very ignorant comments from believers, mostly Nigerian Christians who pompously inform me that I am going to burn in hell for not accepting Jesus Christ as my personal savior. They claim if I do not stop campaigning for equal rights for all, which basically mean, I should stop the ‘gay agenda’ …

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Jun 12 2013

My interview with SaharaTV on Nigeria’s ‘Jail the Gays’ bill and the hate comments

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 My interview with SaharaTV on Nigeria’s ‘Jail The Gays’ bill. Laughing and shaking my head at the homophobic, ignorant comments of Nigerians on this Sahara Reporters facebook post featuring my Interview with SaharaTV on the Nigeria’s Jail the Gays bill. It is said that fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to …

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Jun 12 2013

June 12: A Hope For Democracy, A Fight For justice, A Dream Yet To Be Fulfilled But Where Did It All Go Wrong?

June 12 evokes a not so distant memory of hope raised and hope dashed. Memories of a fight for democracy, a cry to kick out the military regardless of which civilian got the mandate, bitter memories of inhaling tear gas, of being dragged by soldiers to the worst of cells and of scribbling notes from …

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Jun 10 2013

Chin Up And Weather The Storm!

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You think you have it rough Could it be as tough as the dough? Beaten up and cuts into bits Tossed into the oven heat Yet comes out crispy and hot Ready for the icing on top With the paste we all have a favourite place Cakes put a smile on many a bride’s face …

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Jun 07 2013

MY GENDERLESS LOVE!

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I don’t walk straight Not even for the bait I am merry yet not gay I am bi and I can bay But greed Is not my seal Yet you all snigger Calling me a player Our goal is acceptance Where is the tolerance?   I am not gay enough To be wholly enfolded

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Jun 06 2013

A Christian Homophobe Got Me Angry And THIS Happened!

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Would the percentage of Nigerians condemning Jungle justice decrease if the ALUU 4 victims were gays caught in the act?

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When I read the story of the 4 students of University of Port Harcourt that were lynched on allegation of theft, I wept for my country one more time. I have not watched the video and I do not ever intend to watch it. It is very difficult getting an online report of the story …

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