Tag: gender

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Joanne IkeAugust 28, 2020

Cross-dressers may be paving the way to a more sexuality-tolerant Nigeria

The conservative nature of the Nigerian society leaves little or no room for non-binary debates to get to a positive ...

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Joanne IkeAugust 25, 2020

Non-binary people deserve all the respect and here’s how to go about it

Contrary to popular belief, non-binary people are not an invention of the 21st century. They have always existed. Yes, some ...

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Ifeanyi OgboJuly 6, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: On issues of bigotry, silence is not golden

They asked the Pharoah, what made you a tyrant?  He said: No one stopped me – Arabic proverb. Many of ...

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Olutimehin AdegbeyeJune 9, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Feminism from the margins

A few months ago, at a commemorative event for the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Conference, I introduced myself to ...

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Edwin OkoloApril 9, 2019

Is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints about to become Nigeria’s first gay friendly church?

If there is anything the body of Christ in Nigeria is well known for, it is their vehement rejection of ...

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ItunuoluwaAugust 2, 2017

Princeton University asks students to pick from six ‘genders’

Princeton University is giving its students the option of picking a gender or, reportedly, several genders, according to Fox News. ...

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Rachel OgbuJune 29, 2017

African Women In The Media symposium holds in Birmingham UK next month

by Rachel Ogbu// On the 27th of July 2017, Birmingham City University will place host to the African Women In The Media symposium to discuss ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 16, 2017

A U.S Poll reveals: 64 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage

by Itunuoluwa Adebo According to a Gallup poll released Monday, the Americans’ support for same-sex marriage is at all time ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 10, 2016

#Shiloh2016 testimony sparks outrage on Twitter

The annual convocation of members of the Living Faith Church Worldwide held from December 6-10, with a lot of testimonies ...

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Isime EseneOctober 11, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: Genitals means gender… or does it?

We are not really good at calling things out in Nigeria, and if we do venture at it, we are ...

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RoqeebahSeptember 16, 2016

The Thread: @elnathan_john joins the throng speaking about gender equality

Satirist and author of popular novel, Born on a Tuesday, Elnathan John is no stranger to The Thread. Today, a ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoNovember 26, 2015

Women can win big in general elections – Aisha Ahmad, WIMBIZ boss

The Women in Management, Business and Public Service group (WIMBIZ) has selected Aishah Ahmad, CFA as its new chairperson. Aishah ...

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Isime EseneOctober 13, 2014

It’s official: Police IG appoints Force Gender Adviser

by James Sambo In a bid to consolidate on the gains made by the Nigeria Police Force, in stemming the ...

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August 6, 2013

Inspired: Meet the 10-year-old Nigerian girl who made Forbes magazine history

by Isi Esene Zuriel Oduwole, a ten-year-old Nigerian girl Zuriel Oduwole has made history as the youngest person ever to ...

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May 20, 2013

Opinion: Men and women are not equal

by Century Favour Note that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything, but it simply means it really going to be ...

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May 10, 2013

Decoded: 5 Myths about women’s sexual desire

by Kristen Mark Sometimes, you don’t have any desire but your partner starts messing around with you, arousal kicks in, and ...

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May 10, 2013

5 Myths about women and sex that people still believe

by Kristen Mark Women’s sexual desire (and men’s, too) is far from simple — it is more like a complicated ...

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May 2, 2013

Opinion: Why I am a straight man in support of gay rights

by Demitri Levantis The term gay is not meant to be hurtful; it is about accepting new things and new ...

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March 18, 2013

#RacismInAmerica: Black school boy gets invited to “KKK birthday party” in his honour

Tahiyyah Howard (Justin’s Mother) It is almost unfathomable to imagine African-American youth enduring the same blatant humiliation and disrespect that ...

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February 25, 2013

Battle of the genders: Why men and women fight

Every relationship will have its fights. Little squabbles are healthy. But when couples start to fight every day over stupid ...

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February 4, 2013

Myne Whitman: Nigerian men can be domestic too (Y! Superblogger)

But then socialization can be so hard to overcome, so when most people get married, they find that they revert ...

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January 26, 2013

Subomi Plumptre: Gay relationships – The hypocrisy of political correctness

by Subomi Plumptre Do we understand that people have the right to choose what they want to do, not what ...

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December 7, 2012

Surprising truth about gay people

The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community is in better financial health than the rest of the country on average, ...

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December 6, 2012

Tope Olofin: Guys, you’re not husband material if you’re not on this list (Y! Superblogger)

We are willing to respect and even acknowledge that, but you need not remind us every five seconds. After all ...

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December 2, 2012

Will spicy food burn fat calories?

from Naturally Moi If you’re expecting hot peppers to keep you thin then you’ll be sad to hear that this ...

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December 1, 2012

Temie Giwa: It’s hard out there for a girl (YNaija FrontPage)

Thousands of women are sexually assaulted each year, and even more are just plain assaulted. It is hard out there ...

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November 5, 2012

Adaobi Okwy: Why I used to want to be a boy (Y! Superblogger)

It is a tough world for today’s woman even though I have learned to love and appreciate my own womanhood ...

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