Category: The Sexuality Blog

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EditorNovember 24, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: These are the LGBT themed films from Africa you should be looking to see.

For LGBT film makers, the film festival circuit has become an alternative sanctuary of sorts. The film festival circuit in ...

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The Sexuality Blog: Listen to Amaa Ata Aidoo and Timehin Adegbeye discussion the ‘F’ word at Ake Festival 2017

The Ake Books and Art Festival 2017 is arguably the biggest literary Festival in West Africa, drawing thousands of book ...

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EditorNovember 21, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Olumide Popoola’s ‘When We Speak Of Nothing’ launches in Lagos

On Thursday, 16 November 2017, When We Speak of Nothing, the debut novel by Olumide Popoola, was launched in Lagos, Nigeria, ...

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EditorNovember 11, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Ezekiel Mutua threatens to ban the Disney channel because of its LGBT friendly show “Andi Mack”

At this point you can almost depend on the Kenyan director of the Kenyan Film Classification Board, KFCB to be ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Giovanni Melton: What kind of monster kills his son for being gay?

Giovanni Melton had always known he was gay. His sexuality wasn’t something he could hide either, and much younger than ...

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The Sexuality Blog: This PBS report puts a human face on the victims of the Nigeria/Italy sex trade

According to reports, there are literally no families in Edo state that have not been directly affected the Edo/Italy trafficking-sex ...

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The Sexuality Blog: America just elected its first transgender lawmaker

What a difference a year can make. It has been approximately a year since President Donald Trump was elected into office ...

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The Sexuality Blog: SWEAT needs your help to decriminalise sex work in South Africa

Here at the Sexuality Blog, we won’t even pretend that we are against sex work. It would be hypocritical for ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Senegal’s abortion laws are causing a rise in infanticide

It is naive to think that the restrictive laws we impose on the bodies and sexualities of women do not ...

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The Sexuality Blog: Did Bobrisky really come out as gay?

Idris Okuneye, otherwise known to you as Bobrisky has had a really busy week in the media. Last night, gossip ...

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The Sexuality Blog: 26 teenage girls died while being trafficked to Italy, when will this end?

According to reports by the BBC, the Italian government has just initiated an investigation into the violent deaths of 26 young ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Ezekiel Mutua thinks lions learnt homosexuality from television and other Africanisms

“Africa is a country.” It seems since African countries started to wrest independence from European colonialists, we have struggled just ...

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The Sexuality Blog: Egypt just sentenced a TV host to jail for speaking about premarital pregnancy

It is incredible the lengths we will go to on the African continent to uphold a dubious status quo and ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Despite a ban, Ekiti, Osun still remain hot beds for Female Genital Mutilation

One of the last bills former president Goodluck Jonathan passed into law, was a bill abolishing female genital mutilation and ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Why is Nicki Minaj staying silent on her brother’s rape case?

There are few people you’d expect certain kinds of behaviour from. Especially if this person has built a career on ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] TheCable’s uncovering of an underage prostitution ring reveals Nigeria’s defective system

There are few things as scandal inducing to the average person than learning about a prostitution ring. It is a ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Will flavoured condoms make protected sex cooler? The S.F.H. seems to think so

Nigerian commercials tend to be pretty cringey. Perhaps it is because there is a constant disconnect between what we think ...

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EditorNovember 1, 2017

Saudi’s Crown Prince wants to return the country to ‘moderate islam’; what does that mean for gender equality

The crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud recently said as part of his speech ...

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EditorOctober 30, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Kevin Spacey just came out, but we really wish he didn’t

pic.twitter.com/X6ybi5atr5 — Kevin Spacey (@KevinSpacey) October 30, 2017 So this morning two time Oscar winner and House of Cards actor ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Non-disclosure agreements silence victims, why are they still a thing?

Just when you think you’ve heard everything about Harvey Weinstein, something else pops up that makes you question just how ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Woody Allen dares to make a movie romanticising pedophilia in this Weinstein era

One of the first things you’d expect to happen following the Harvey Weinstein scandal – the allegations of sexual harassment ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Sam Smith just came out as gender non-binary

It is hard not to feel bad for cis-gendered heterosexual people sometimes. As more and more sexual minorities come into ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Nivea and Racism: Bleaching in Nigeria is never, ever cut and dried

This really hasn’t been a good month for Nivea, Dove or Harvey Weinstein but that’s a different matter. In the ...

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EditorOctober 21, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] SA artiste Brickz’s rape case proves only personal discipline can keep a man from straying

For a rape case surrounding a high profile person, the case against Sipho Ndlovu, the South African rapper otherwise known ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Hon. Gudaji thinks family planning has no place in Islam, but we disagree

It’s a rare skill, to be able to continually put your foot in your mouth, when you speak publicly. Rare ...

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[The Sexuality Blog] Lupita N’yongo just became the first black woman to confirm Weinstein tried to assault her

Lupita N’yongo is a black actress known for many firsts. The first Kenyan to win an Oscar, the first African ...

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EditorOctober 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] The Imams of Ilorin are worried about these new ‘strip clubs’ rocking their city

There are many things we’ve come to associate with Kwara State and Ilorin town in particular; lavish durbar ceremonies complete ...

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EditorOctober 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Preach! Ada Umeofia, preach

One of the unfortunate side effects of over-intellectualising concepts such as rape culture, misogyny and feminism, is that we forget ...

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EditorOctober 19, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Here’s a quick and easy way to report domestic and sexual assaulters

This is to inform the Public that LASG has Launched Short Service Code ‘6820’ for Residents to Report Cases of ...

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EditorOctober 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] How can you diss Harvey Weinstein when you haven’t read this?

We as Nigerians underestimate just how much influence the West has on us. We especially underestimate the power the media ...

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