Category: Counter Culture Blog

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EditorMarch 10, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Toxic Masculinity affects everyone, even you

The Huffington Post recently put out an article that puts in perspective a very specific problem: America’s epidemic of gay, ...

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EditorMarch 8, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Back To Basics: Let’s talk about consent

While we’ve always known Nigeria has a big, big problem with sex. We misunderstand it as a concept and misappropriate ...

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EditorMarch 7, 2017

The recent NOI Polls on Female Genital Mutilation should give you serious pause

NOI Polls the premium polling service in West Africa on the 3rd of March released stats from their latest poll ...

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EditorMarch 6, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Milo Yiannopoulous is every LGBT person at 15.

I try not immerse myself in American politics. It’s because I don’t care about what happens there (I do, I ...

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EditorMarch 6, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Kemen’s #BBNaija eviction shows we have made progress but we still have a long way to go

Even though we still have a long way to go concerning sexuality, gender and women’s rights; the events of last ...

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EditorMarch 4, 2017

The Wedding Party proves New Nollywood is no better at giving women agency than Old Nollywood

It’s been a couple of months since The Wedding Party, arguably the biggest commercial success Nollywood has ever produced hit ...

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EditorMarch 3, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Finally a Nollywood film that gets sex work right

I can’t be the only one who cringes when we see certain topics being treated as the subject of a ...

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EditorMarch 3, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: And now, some plastic surgery for your scrotum

In case you didn’t know, Modupe Ozolua isn’t the only person offering plastic surgery options to middle class Nigerians willing ...

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EditorFebruary 22, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Sex isn’t all it’s cut out to be

“A man might think he needs a pillow to sleep well, but he’ll sleep just as well without one” – ...

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EditorFebruary 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Is it really so hard to keep sexual predators out of schools?

In Edo state, a corper put up a picture of a teenage girl, with a caption that made my head ...

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Rachel OgbuFebruary 10, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Just how many LGBT Nigerians are there?

Generational changes are certainly making coming out easier for everyone, young and old in Nigeria despite anti-marriage same-sex laws. Recently, TV personality Funmi Iyanda shared a ...

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Rachel OgbuFebruary 8, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: ‘We Are Flowers’ – An anthology celebrating LGBT life in Nigeria

Featuring a  collection of creative non-fiction, poetry, art work, photography by straight and LGBT artists, this is the first volume of ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 5, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Can we let Miyonse live?

In a country where we have only had one man come out on national television, public declarations of sexuality are ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Not all men who have sex with men are gay…

Ever heard of the term gay-for-pay? What about MSM? People are slowly coming to terms with the fact that straight ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Straight men are actually gay AF

Yeah, I swore. Straight people, especially straight men are gay as hell. They’re so gay they put the ‘masc for ...

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ToluJanuary 22, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: About that coming out story ‘For Akin’

There are coming out stories and there is ‘For Akin’, written by Funmi Iyanda at the request of her friend ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Repeat after me, promiscuity is a luxury

One of the interesting things social media does is highlight how little we know about the history and politics of the ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Down low spouses are exactly what Nigeria deserves

Noticed that the number of homosexual men and women married to heterosexual partners getting outed is sky-rocketing? Well, we have. ...

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Are women really their own worst enemies?

It is interesting how religion and culture are often brought up when the rights and sexualities of women are being ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 14, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Pretty Mike is a troll. Why are you Nigerians enabling him?

  It’s not very often that you get the Lagos state government to act on matters of social justice without ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 5, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: He who Nigerians will kill they first strip naked

It’s been a few months now since the infamous story of the robber who was lynched in Orile broke. There ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 4, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Have you ever stopped to wonder why people are born ‘straight’?

Nigerians everywhere are slowly coming to terms with the reality that not everyone is heterosexual. That first sentence is phrased ...

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Rachel OgbuDecember 29, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: Reuben Abati spends a day with the gay community in Nigeria

Gay people in Nigeria sat to listen when Dr. Reuben Abati delivered the keynote address at this year’s special event ...

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Rachel OgbuNovember 15, 2016

Tajé Prest: Is your man in the closet?

by Tajé Prest So lately I’ve been hearing a whole lot of crazy stories that are honestly quite terrifying. For ...

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Rachel OgbuNovember 13, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: Does God hate homosexuals?

Does God Hate Homosexuals? Recently studying deeper as to what people believe when it comes to sexuality, there is no ...

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Rachel OgbuNovember 8, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: When LGBT activist, Bisi Alimi married Anthony in the UK (PHOTOS)

The official photos are not out yet but who can wait? It is the historic Nigerian wedding of the year ...

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Rachel OgbuNovember 5, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: A tale of 2 lesbian blackmails and the continuous rooting for ‘hate crimes’

When victimhood of a hate crime is raised to the level of being honourable, is it okay for some people ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 28, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: Let’s explain why what happened this week was bigotry

by Chi Ibe First, let’s take you through dictionary definitions: According to Merriam-Webster, simple and full definitions: 1. Full Definition of bigot: ...

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YWriterOctober 28, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: This week, Nigeria’s civil society took a bold stand – and it should impress you

We assume, if you’re the kind of person who reads YNaija.com, you know that this week, Idrs Okuneye, who you ...

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RoqeebahOctober 26, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: 2 tweets give the proper answer on Bobrisky 

Alder Consulting is a strategy and consulting firm in Nigeria, whose well-respected chief executive tweets about sex, and relationships regularly. ...

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