Tag: feminism

Bernard DayoSeptember 8, 2018

Lady Donli has told everyone on Twitter that she’s a feminist, even if she loses fans

In the era of Nigerian female creatives denouncing feminism (which utterly makes no sense), and social media erupting accordingly, Lady ...

Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2018

Nigerian feminists are speaking out against homophobia among feminists and elsewhere – as it should be

It’s almost as if the world is just learning about the existence of LGBTQ people. Recently, a 9-year-old boy in ...

EditorAugust 2, 2018

This female presidential aspirant insists she’s not a feminist and we are still not over it

On Wednesday, presidential aspirant Eunice Atuejide and founder of the National Interest Party (NIP) declared on Twitter that she’s not ...

Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2018

Throw the Twitter debate series #NoDragMyGender into the fire and let it burn

What have we done to deserve this kind of social media hazard? Back in May, popular social media influencer Paul ...

YNaija NewsRoomJune 11, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Feminism is radically different today from its predecessors, and that’s a good thing

It is important to note that women have always fought against oppressive social structures. It is the very nature of ...

EditorMay 7, 2018

Opinion: The economics of African Feminism

A Ghanaian actress Moesha Boduong went viral on social media a few weeks ago for an interview with CNN’s Chief ...

Wilfred OkicheApril 16, 2018

LONG READ: Does the Nigerian society hate women?

The recent death of South African icon and Apartheid activist, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has thrown up interesting conversations about a woman’s ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 8, 2018

Opinion: Let’s tell the truth, Anthony Joshua was slaughtered on the altar of pseudo wokeness…. the future of women is next

New babies are the biggest threat to the planet, so some unified system is necessary for controlling them. Our faith ...

EzinneDecember 12, 2017

The Thread: “Marriage is not an achievement” | Nigerian man charges single ladies

In these parts, marriage is viewed as the ultimate— for women. As young ladies move a little past their teenage ...

EzinneNovember 23, 2017

The Thread: “I’m actually not at all concerned about innocent men losing their jobs over false sexual harassment allegations” | When feminism goes wrong

Teen Vogue Columnist Emily Linden, who’s also the founder of the Unslut project went on a rampage yesterday. She effectively ...

EditorSeptember 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Can we talk a little more about male entitlement?

For the last few days, these tweets from an American social media user has been making its rounds around twitter. ...

EditorAugust 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Joss Whedon is the latest male feminist to get outed as a misogynist

For years, American filmmaker Joss Whedon has been praised for his portfolio which is filled with layered three dimensional female ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

The Media Blog: So, basically, this stupid ThisDay story blames ‘feminism’ for Ireti Doyle’s marital issues

You have to read the stupidity to believe it. They even blame Mo Abudu for giving Ireti Doyle new roles. ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

Opinion: Stop putting limitations on women

by Samuel Chiaba Yesterday, I stumbled on an interesting quote that aroused my interest. This quote, credited to a woman, ...

RoqeebahJune 3, 2017

We just cannot forget Beyoncé’s Push Party in a hurry

Bootylicious Bey! Aren’t you the best? Hosting and glamorising something as obscure as a Push Party. This, after she had released ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanMay 26, 2017

Twitter is trash: We know 4 things you won’t learn about feminism from TwitterNG

When Beyoncé released Flawless and featured Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in 2013, it was a small step for humanity but a ...

Op-ed EditorMay 19, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: No, men are not trash

Ololade Ajekigbe “Yoruba men are demons” “Short people have an inferiority complex” “Feminists don’t make good wives” “Ijebu people are ...

UgoTalksAlotApril 26, 2017

UgoTalksAlot: Why ranting may be stopping the mental change we need

I’m a firm believer that how we pass information across is more important than the information we’re passing across. The ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 17, 2017

Racism is America’s original sin | Chimamanda Adichie says in interview with CNN (WATCH)

by Dolapo Adelana Nigerian author Chimanda Ngozi-Adichie has said she actually finds it surprising that many people in America are ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 18, 2017

The Thread: We will continually have double standards over men and women issues

Earlier on today, a Twitter user told how a lady approached him and offered to perform a BJ on him ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 17, 2017

Opinion: Big talks, jamborees and conundrums from the International Women’s Day 2017

  by Opeyemi Oriniowo   The 2017 international women’s day (IWD) celebration has come and gone but not without leaving ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

The Thread: “There’s no universal experience of gender ” | Laverne Cox responds to Chimamanda

The conversation about gender, the policing of it, feminism and privilege has been ongoing on social media, thanks to Chimamanda’s ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 13, 2017

The Thread: “Transgenderism has taken centre stage and actual women’s issues are on the back-burner”

Chimamanda stirred a storm over the weekend with these statements about transgender women. Millennial feminists on social media are mad ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 11, 2017

The Thread: The different ways women are held backwards

Rinsola Abiola, media aide to Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara shares her views on feminism. She chops ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 9, 2017

The Thread: Powerful African women in history

Yesterday, we marked International Women’s Day. This thread captures the impact of African women in the world. They were scientists, ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 2, 2017

The Thread: Much ado about questions by customer care personnel

Twitter is threads and threads are Twitter. At least that’s what this tweep (@Sasen_Aro) thought about Twitter’s utility when she used ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 4, 2017

Harmony Levin: Nigerian, male and feminist [NEXT]

by Harmony Levin In the past few years since I took up the fancy title of being called a feminist, ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 27, 2017

Wilfred Okiche: On Buchi Emecheta and the joys of motherhood [NEW VOICES]

by Wilfred Okiche My first encounter with Buchi Emecheta’s work was as a secondary school student growing up in Lagos, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

The Thread: No, your cunning mother was not a feminist

Many hide behind the cloak of feminism to push wrong agendas. @Chude has something for those who force people into ...

Isime EseneJanuary 3, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Were you pressed because of ‘Men are Scum’? You might want to check yourself

“Men are scum”. Sometime in 2016 on Nigerian Twitter, that phrase became a catch-all to explain away Yoruba demons, misogynists, ...

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