Sunday, October 17, 2021
In the midst of 'chaos', history can be made. This was proven by the brave, young Nigerian, Mathew Blaise who has played an active part in the #EndSARS/#EndSWAT protest. Unlike other protesters who mainly speak out to call for...
by Adewale Alabi All through the #EndSARS peaceful protests currently taking place across the nation, one group has stood out in terms of its level of organisation and the support it gives to the peaceful protesters - The Feminist...
The #EndSARS protest which has swept through the nation was triggered by the cultural brutality, extortion and murderous nature of officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). So it is not out of place for the protest to be...
Same-sex. Disgust. Nigerians. That's the paragraph. Like oral tradition, homophobia has been passed down to even the youngest generation using unfounded claims like 'same-sex relationship is a Western ideology', 'same-sex relationship is not biological', and discarded religious tenets re-interpreted to...
A.O was only 13 when she was first beaten with a broom by a pastor during a ‘conversion therapy’ session. According to her story in OutRight Action International, at 15, she was once again beaten with this ‘prayer broom’...
The concept of feminism has redefined too many other concepts, change mindsets and upturned stereotypes across the world. You could define feminism as advocacy for equal rights and be on the right path - at its core, however, is...
“Understand this if you understand nothing: it is a powerful thing to be seen” ― Akwaeke Emezi, Freshwater More African countries and the rest of the world are realising that queer people are humans first, and are putting measures in place to ensure...
We are winning the fight the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, but oblivious of another disease - one that targets our daughters, sisters and wives. On May 27, a 22-year old student of the University of Benin (Uniben), Uwaila Vera Omozuwa went...
Every week, we round up the best tweets revolving around the themes we explore on the blog. Here are the some of the tweets we loved from the past week that inspired us, made us laugh, or made us...
The conservative nature of the Nigerian society leaves little or no room for non-binary debates to get to a positive end. We have rigid constructs that define what clothes, shoes, and activities are appropriate for each binary gender. Typically,...