Category: Counter Culture Blog

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EditorJuly 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Scotland just became the first country in the world to offer free sanitary products

Reproductive health is a huge drain on the incomes of women. Especially for economically disadvantaged women everywhere in the world. ...

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EditorJuly 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] LGBTQ and need someone to talk to? TIERS is here to help you

As an LGBTQ person in a place like Nigeria where presenting the right public face can be the difference between ...

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EditorJuly 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Destination wedding? Same-sex marriage is now legal in Malta

For a country so deeply entrenched in Orthodox Catholicism that the concept of divorce did not legally exist till 2011, ...

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EditorJuly 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Give us safe abortions or just sentence us to death already

A 21-year-old girl died in the most horrible of ways, alone and in silence. She was a student of the ...

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EditorJuly 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Half of Americans want a law to force women to take their husband’s surname, and this is not a good thing

It almost feels like since America elected Donald Trump into their presidency, America’s men have begun to chafe at many ...

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EditorJuly 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Your shoulders are sexual and inappropriate, according to the US Congress

Imagine walking into a room, one of the most important rooms into your entire country. In the very next room ...

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EditorJuly 10, 2017

The Activism Blog: Media leaders from across Africa met in Durban last week – and issued this statement 

Convened by the Centre for International Media Assistance, and hosted by the National Endowment for Democracy, media leaders from across ...

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EditorJuly 10, 2017

The Activism Blog: We are paying very close attention to The Alternative. You should too

First launched in 2014 and suspended for three years, The Alternative – a Twitter-based handle seeking to sensitise younger Nigerian ...

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EditorJuly 9, 2017

The Activism Blog: Ayisha Osori has just one message for Twitter Warriors

Political candidate in the last elections and (former?) activist, Ayisha Oshori, spoke at the Party Politics 101 event organised by ...

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RoqeebahJuly 9, 2017

The Activism Blog: Will Osori be returning to the board of OSIWA?

This just occurred to us yesterday as Ayisha Osori spoke about her experiences in the 2015 elections, where she first ...

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EditorJuly 8, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Ekemini Uwan of the ‘Truth’s Table’ podcast is asking the hard questions about gender in the Pentecostal Church

It shouldn’t be news to anyone at this point that while the Church has been at the forefront of social ...

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EditorJuly 8, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] German authorities just shut down an 87,000 member child pornography site and arrested its owner

BREAKING: German authorities shut down child pornography site with 87,000 members and arrest its administrator — The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) ...

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EditorJuly 8, 2017

The Activism Blog: Here you go, Paradigm Initiative’s very useful report on Broadband in Nigeria 

Why broadband is important? Broadband Internet refers to an Internet experience at speeds higher than obtainable in dial-up services. All ...

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EditorJuly 7, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Glitter bombs are the new craze for your vagina, but should you indulge?

When your self-made online store gets 1 million hits, you know you’ve made it. This is what happened to Australian ...

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EditorJuly 7, 2017

The Activism Blog: We really like what EiE is doing tomorrow with young candidates

The blogger and explainer of everything complex about Nigeria, ‘Feyi Fawehinmi is in town, to moderate an important conversation – ...

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EditorJuly 7, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] As another gay orgy scandal erupts in the Vatican, is it time we addressed homosexuality in the Catholic church?

If you’ve been following the news then you’ll know that recently, the Vatican police, after being alerted by several complaints ...

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EditorJuly 7, 2017

The Activism Blog: CC Hub has finally vexed – on top of this Yaba matter 

So ever since you all started wailing about how Yaba is no longer Nigeria’s leading technology cluster – with the ...

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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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