Category: Counter Culture Blog

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

EditorMay 2, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: The Handmaid’s tale feels like watching an alternative future of Nigeria

It is quite unlike me to shill for a television series, especially when it is not one that is Nigerian ...

EditorMay 1, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Why do you call women ‘females’?

Well, why? It seems a fairly ordinary question, especially since it’s something a lot of grown men (and some women) ...

EditorApril 28, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: ‘If’ is just the latest in Davido’s long line of songs that celebrate materialistic relationships

Nigerian jollof is all about sex and/or wealth. Women offering or withholding sex, men describing sexual acts or talking about ...

EditorApril 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] For your viewing pleasure: Hell Or High Water

Early 2016, the short film Hell Or High Water made in association with Nigerian LGBT rights group TIERS Nigeria broke ...

EditorApril 26, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Yvonne Orji makes a strong case for abstinence

You should know Yvonne Orji by now, Nigerian born American actress who came into fame for her role as Molly, ...

EditorApril 25, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: ‘Stealthing’? Are you people kidding me?

The discussion around sexual health and sexuality is expanding. And as it expands, especially pertaining to sexual assault, rape and ...

EditorApril 24, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Teach your sons to learn to deal with rejection, our very lives depend on it

In the last 10 days, two American men have killed a total of 18 people in cold blood. Their reasons/justification ...

EditorApril 20, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Tunde Ednut needs to STFU about TBoss – and anything else – for a very, very long time

Here’s where we are. A woman was sexually harassed while she slept. On international television. We saw it. The videos ...

EditorApril 17, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Even in celibacy, sex still defines us

Over the long weekend, I reconnected with friends and caught up on their lives, especially their emotional and romantic lives. ...

EditorApril 13, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Do Nigerian priests have any support system to help make sense of celibacy?

The most fascinating thing about Christianity when you exclude its dogma and the often illogical fervor of its fundamentalists is ...

EditorApril 13, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: We want rights for women but we stay putting people like Reuben Abati in power

I’ve been looking askance at this opinion editorial fluff piece that former Presidential spokesman and editor of Guardian Nigeria Reuben ...

EditorApril 12, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: The dilemma that is monogamous marriage for a millennial

Christianity and the western cultures it influences have foisted monogamy on us as the only acceptable way to entertain intimacy. ...

EditorApril 11, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Lagos has a Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team, and you should use it

Over the weekend, a girl I know had her mobile devices, laptop and tablet seized by her mother. I have ...

EditorApril 9, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Who would have thought #BBNaija’s women would ask all the right questions?

So BBNaija 2017 is ending. For the last 90 days we’ve watched 14 Nigerians picked ‘arbitrarily’ to representation of the ...

EditorApril 8, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: As predicted, the Global Gag Rule has started rolling out

A few months ago, as one of his first official executive actions as President of the United States, Donald Trump ...

EditorApril 6, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Maternal mortality is still a thing, folks

“Modupe Oyekunle.” That name might mean nothing to you, but it should. Yesterday she died, after successfully delivering a daughter, ...

EditorApril 5, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: No one tells you of the violence that happens when women are trafficked for prostitution

American journalist Ben Taub’s most recent article is the kind of journalism Nigeria so desperately needs. Consumed as we are ...

EditorApril 4, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Tell us everything or tell us nothing at all

The 21yr old son of a Senator from Taraba state raped a 7year old girl anally. He destroyed her internal ...

EditorMarch 31, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Will ‘When We Speak Of Nothing’ be a worthy heir to Jude Dibia’s ‘Walking With Shadows’?

The Nigerian literary industry is clearly bereft of stories about queerness and homosexuality. That absence can be laid firmly at ...

EditorMarch 30, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Cynthia Morgan (and Nigerians) need to learn to shut up and mind their business

Cynthia Morgan, talented reggae rapper with a penchant for borrowed accents (at our last count she had four though she ...

EditorMarch 29, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: One of your literary faves just outed himself as a raging misogynist

It really is weird that this month has really proved unequivocally that as a whole, the literary community needs to ...

EditorMarch 29, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: So Beauty and the Beast has gay characters and Nigerians are pissed

Nigerians never disappoint, honestly truly. If I could trade Nigerians on the stock market and make money off predicting their ...

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