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Category Archive: Feminism

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 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 06 2013

A Christian Homophobe Got Me Angry And THIS Happened!

May 29 2013

Organising Sex Workers Within Mainstream Labour Movement

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The controversy of whether “sex work” can be defined and treated as real work or not is one that evokes a lot of emotion and sentiments. This is not surprising because the answer to this will determine whether or not this area of “Work” deserves to be acknowledged and given as much legal and social …

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May 26 2013

Free Amina Tyler NOW: It is her body, her choice, her right!

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Few months ago, Amina Tyler, a Tunisian woman, posted two photos of herself topless on Facebook. The first image showed Amina with the words “Fuck your morals” written across her chest. The second image has the words “My body belongs to me and is not the source of anyone’s honor” written in Arabic. Since that episode, …

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May 22 2013

Accents and the Tragedy of Self-Hate

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I recently started Video blogging and with it came the barrage of opinionated comments on my looks, appearance and quite interestingly, my accent! I have never been self conscious about my accent.  I started making guest appearances on National TV programs almost two decades ago as a young human rights activist and vocal feminist. I …

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May 21 2013

I AM A WOMAN AND I AM WEEPING!

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I am a woman and I am weeping The tears won’t stop seeping Like a river it keeps flowing At my heart it tugs, nipping My eyes are bleeding My nose keeps running They say I should slow it But all they do is blow it Teardrops just like crystals Not mine alone but all …

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May 12 2013

I am a Single Mother

In our patriarchal and pseudo-conservative societies, single mothers are often victims of moral judgments and societal pressures. We all must learn to respect the choice of the other and not seek to impose our lifestyle choice and doctrines on another, for only then can we truly be free! This delightful poem is for all single …

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