Category: Counter Culture Blog

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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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EditorJune 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: For women in abusive relationships, access to contraception could cost you your life

When we wrote about the illegal practice of stealthing that is currently gaining popularity in homosexual and heterosexual relationships, little did ...

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EditorJune 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Quickcare will make healthcare that much easier for LGBTI people in Nigeria

Accessing quick affordable healthcare, especially for LGBTI related issues is easily the biggest problem sexual minorities in Nigeria face after ...

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EditorJune 9, 2017

Here’s a small reminder, “men are scum” didn’t start today

If you go on the internet you’ll find that the phrase “Men are Scum” which caught steam in 2015 and ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Ireland might be getting a gay prime minister, but that’s only half the story

Europe is finally embracing sexual minorities and not just in a superficial way that stops short of them acknowledging that ...

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EditorJune 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Free Self Defense classes for women and children for five years? Sign me up

On Friday via Twitter, the Executive Director of the Nigerian non-profit, Stand To End Rape announced that it had signed ...

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EditorJune 5, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Is it homophobia if my religion doesn’t permit me to support gay marriage? – a rejoinder

So there was this article on TheNakedConvos (which after that disastrous episode with the adaptation of their web series Our ...

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EditorJune 2, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Yul Edochie, Skuki, Leslie Okoye; all of you, please stop talking

Nigerian celebrities seem determined to expose just how back, unintelligent and misogynist they truly are this month. So much so, ...

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EditorJune 1, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Child marriage is not a ‘Muslim’ problem, Nigerians, it is all our problem

Nigeria was in the news in 2015 thanks to the revival of the hashtag #ChildNotBride in revolt to the new ...

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EditorMay 31, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Is Charly Boy a Nigerian Queer icon or is he just profiting off the otherness of queer people?

Charles Oputa, otherwise known as Charly Boy is known just as much for his music as he is for his ...

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EditorMay 28, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Older Nigerian women are finally speaking up on sexual abuse

Nigeria has a code of silence. Heavily influenced by Nigeria’s strong familial society, we are encouraged from a very young ...

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EditorMay 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Here’s something we never thought we’d see in our lifetimes

At the ongoing 2017 NATO summit, spouses of the coalition’s leaders assembled for events organised in their honour. But this ...

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EditorMay 26, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: It’s time we started telling young women to demand orgasms when they have sex

We don’t talk enough about sex as Nigerians. Sure we sneak in a couple of pages of erotica every other ...

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EditorMay 25, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Asoebi Bella proves marriage articles will always work when everything else fails

You probably haven’t heard, but a few days ago, BellaNaija, Nigeria’s most respected entertainment media house announced they were diversifying. ...

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EditorMay 24, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Best news we’ve seen all day

This isn’t going to be on those winding, slightly judgy posts we tend to give you on the Sexuality Blog. ...

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EditorMay 23, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Sexperts are the new internet craze, but you should exercise some caution

As far as social media visibility goes, OAP and Youtube Vlogger, Uwanma has better branding than most. Her signature is ...

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EditorMay 22, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Cassper Nyovest is putting his money where his mouth is, and standing with women

Women have been vocal for decades about how the system needs to change. They have challenged legislation, physically protested, mourned ...

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EditorMay 20, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: First it was women on #OBFW, now it’s effeminate gay men on Inspector K, RED TV, what are you doing?

The final episode of RED TV’s Inspector K just dropped yesterday. For those who don’t know, RED TV is sort ...

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EditorMay 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: There have always been queer Nigerians, get over it

We say it here all the time on the sexuality blog in response to the hateful and very inaccurate statement ...

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EditorMay 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Kenya’s first MSM health community clinic is hope for all LGBT Africans

There’s nothing quite like a glimmer of hope in all the dreariness that accompanies LGBT life in Africa. It’s not ...

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EditorMay 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: If you dont believe women when they tell you #MenAreScum, then you should ask gay men

Oh yeah, we forgot. You would never ask a gay man their opinion on anything because as one man on ...

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EditorMay 9, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: TY Bello’s King Women interview was brave, but terribly handled

There are only two times to publicly report sexual assault as a victim, immediately it happens, and if you cannot, ...

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EditorMay 7, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Believe it or not, people like Joro serve a purpose

Agony Aunt. Joro Olumofin. Two words you wouldnt expect to see side by side; and as much as it probably ...

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EditorMay 6, 2017

TY Bello’s King Woman reaffirms that sexual abuse is more common than we think

TY Bello seems like the last person in the world who underwent sexual abuse as a child. She is so ...

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