Category: Counter Culture Blog

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EditorJuly 7, 2017

The Activism Blog: After 10 years, Paradigm Initiative expands its board with two women 

We know ‘Gbenga Sesan has signalled he will be leaving the leadership of Paradigm Initiative Nigeria after 10 years, and this ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 6, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: This video of Stephen Colbert & Andrew Garfield sharing a ‘gay kiss’ will make Nigerian viewers go mad

It’s an imitation of a famous scene from Angels in America about a gay man battling HIV/AIDS. Cue endless ‘end ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] UK doctors advocating that transwomen should get wombs paid for with government money have begun an ethics war

There is a whole new ethics war brewing in the United Kingdom. As the country becomes more accepting to transgender ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Do you know flushing your contraceptives down the toilet is creating ‘trans’ fish?

There is so much we don’t know about our environment and how it works, especially when it comes to genetic ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Ever wanted to marry a video game character? Well Japanese men have already beat you to it

Some people have argued that whatever the future holds for humans and technology will first happen in Asia, Japan to ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Andrew Garfield thinks coming out as gay is good press sound bite for his new film

When famous cis straight white men and women start to feel they are getting boring or losing steam in their ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Germany finally legalises same sex marriage

It is kind of ironic to think that Germany, one of the most sexually liberal countries in the world (no ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Nii Odartey Lamptey’s cuckolding raises important questions about men’s mental health

A few years ago, Ghanaian footballer Nii Odartey Lamptey had the worst possible thing that could happen to a famous ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Bukar Ibrahim who introduced Sharia to Yobe got caught having a threesome

In the last week of June 2017, a video surfaced on the internet, as news broken by SaharaReporters. The video ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Jay-Z’s mother came out in his new album and quietly shook the hip-hop world

I might not be as big a hip-hop head as some, but as a Nigerian with brothers and sisters, hip-hop ...

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EditorJuly 1, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why aren’t UNFPA’s free contraceptives for Nigerian men and women getting to the people who need it?

On the 29th of June 2017, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) renewed its four year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed with ...

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EditorJune 30, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Tanzania’s President Magufuli proves when it comes to reproductive rights Africa really is a country

“As long as I am president … no pregnant student will be allowed to return to school … After getting ...

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EditorJune 29, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] #HeterosexualPrideDay and the continued obliviousness of straight people

A few days ago LGBT people all over the world gathered together to celebrate Pride, an annual event that is ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] You’re never too young to protest restrictive gender norms, just ask these British school boys

Sometimes it’s the most inane things that lead to the important conversations about gender and sexuality. This is what an ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Weaves are helping bald men find and regain their sex appeal and smash gender barriers

One of the things that misogyny and patriarchal societies have denied men since time immemorial is the opportunity and platform ...

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EditorJune 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Donald Trump gives AIDS relief to Nigeria with one hand and takes aid from Africa with the other

With Donald Trump, you simply never know what to expect. We announced here a couple of days, that the United ...

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EditorJune 26, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is going to perform simulated sex scenes in her new film, and believe it or not, that’s groundbreaking

Omotola Jolade Ekeinde, one-time Time 100 person of the year and Nigerian mega superstar is returning to the big screens ...

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EditorJune 22, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Out Ghanaian philosopher Kwame Appiah believes Ghanaians care too much about sex to be homophobic

This is not something you see every day. While there really isn’t any public stand on homosexuality in Ghana, we’re ...

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EditorJune 21, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] A new TV rating that focuses on gender representation is coming and we’re here for it

Recently we talked about Nigerian parents trying to censor recommended academic literature because they were convinced it fostered rape culture ...

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EditorJune 21, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Misogyny is one of the corner stones of Christianity in West Africa, we must never forget this

Recently Quartz Africa published this opinion piece on the damage that Pentecostal churches in Nigeria and Ghana continues to wreak ...

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EditorJune 21, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Nigerian parents’ fear of sex education has pushed them to launch this ignorant petition

So last week, the Parents Teacher Association of The Crescent School in Victoria Island Lagos, launched a petition to the ...

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EditorJune 18, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Spread the word, BimInspire is offering free counselling for victims of sexual abuse and Domestic Violence this month

SURVIVE: A private counselling and therapy session organised by BimsInspire Foundation for victims of Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence. The ...

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EditorJune 18, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Things are increasingly complicated for LGBT people looking to become parents

Science and changing societal expectations means that more LGBT people are coming out of the closet and pursuing what would ...

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EditorJune 18, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] A Nasty Boy is exploring queerness and gender norms through fashion

For an industry that has profited greatly off queerness and queer people, the Nigerian fashion industry has largely been incredibly ...

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EditorJune 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Bill Cosby’s mistrial proves we need to separate our artists from their work

Bill Cosby, better known to you as Cliff Huxtable from the Cosby Show has literally inspired two generations of black ...

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EditorJune 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Who would have thought? Trump just signed a new HIV/AIDS deal with Nigeria

We have been quite alarmist about Donald Trump on the Sexuality Blog. We have have had good reason to be, ...

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EditorJune 16, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Mikael Owunna is creating a visual collage of Queer Africans across the world

For many Queer Africans, the dream is to be able to relocate to a first world country where the rights ...

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EditorJune 15, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: The Chibok Girls are just the tip of a much larger problem of fundamentalist fueled sex slavery

A little over a month ago, the entire country was thrown into surprise celebration when 82 of the 238 girls ...

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EditorJune 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Are we ever going to talk about the long term effects of the Edo-Italy sex trade?

Conversations around sex work and human trafficking in Nigeria cannot be had without referencing the 30-year tragedy that is Edo ...

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EditorJune 12, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Amber Rose isn’t here to raise your children, and you have no say in how she raises hers

Amber Rose is yet again in the news. For the same reason, she is often in the news, she dares ...

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