Tag: misogyny

YNaijaJuly 22, 2023

Marvel Misogyny is Not a Myth!

Marvel Studios has just dropped the much-anticipated trailer for their upcoming superhero extravaganza, ‘The Marvels.’ Slated for a November release, ...

Joshua OnonoseMay 12, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: ‘Ashawo’ – The Nigerian Reaction to Nonconformist Women

Misogyny, the prejudice, and discrimination against women, manifests itself in various ways across different societies. Nigeria, with its cultural diversity, ...

Ado AminuJune 8, 2021

We can learn a thing or two about slut-shaming from Tiwa Savage and Seyi Shay

There is power in language we often fail to recognise because of how easily language seems to come to us. ...

Ado AminuMay 17, 2021

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: The LGBTQ+ resist from the church to the street

One thing that LGBTQ+ people can’t be said to be bad at, is resisting their oppression by whatever means available. ...

Ado AminuApril 13, 2021

The online harassment of Ezra Olubi is confirmation that we are the monsters we complain about

When actor and fashion consultant Denola Grey tweeted about the recent controversial music video by American pop star, Lil Nas ...

Ado AminuApril 6, 2021

A jail-break card in perpetuity for abusers | Dissecting the Pete Edochie interview

Unless you have not been paying attention lately, you must have come across the recent spike in nuggets of ancient ...

Ado AminuApril 1, 2021

Women intend to boycott Twitter to protest against misogyny and harassment

There could be a Twitter boycott on April 9, 2021 as women call for an end to online misogynistic attacks ...

Ado AminuFebruary 2, 2021

Paternity Fraud: Nigerian men are worried about the wrong things

The first time I learnt about paternity fraud was in a playful conversation with my mother. I was 10 years ...

Ado AminuFebruary 1, 2021

Threat of murder, everyday misogyny | Top Non-binary tweets we saw from Nigeria last week

Nigeria’s small but richly vibrant corner of Twitter is not the place anyone will go to for nuanced conversation about ...

Ado AminuJanuary 25, 2021

Corrective rape, the price of misogyny | Top Non-binary tweets we saw from Nigerians last week

With its avowed conservatism and self-proclaimed devotion to traditional values, Nigeria’s public discussion landscape is seeing an increase in conversations ...

Angel Nduka-NwosuSeptember 29, 2020

To dismantle rape culture, we must dismantle misogyny: Closing The YNaija Special Series on #RapeCulture

In my work and life as a feminist and woman, one question which I always ask myself is this: “Is ...

Edwin OkoloNovember 5, 2019

Isn’t Crazeclown too big a brand to be engaging in misogynistic jokes?

Nigerian comedy really is in the dumps, with the exception of a handful of truly talented comedians (Maraji mostly) the ...

EditorMay 3, 2019

Transphobia accusations aside; IAAF’s ruling against Caster Semanya answers a big problem about the legitimacy of elite sports

Over the weekend, the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) ruled that the International Association of Athletics Federations could demand ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 15, 2019

Falz is allowed to hate transactional sex but it doesn’t change the fact that he is a misogynist

Falz’s new album Moral Instruction is out today, a mini-project distilled to address societal ills as purported on the album’s ...

Edwin OkoloMay 7, 2018

Ebiye is a reminder that you cannot expect real change from our celebrities

The Headies was quite the event, complete with celebrity meltdowns, shady moments, no-show A-listers and of course, category upsets. We’ve ...

EditorNovember 2, 2017

[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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

musicblogOctober 6, 2017

[The Music Blog] Tiwa Savage and Gender Politics: We need to stop expecting celebrities to know sh_t

Tiwa Savage’s 2-hour long tell-all interview with the journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba, following a series of emotional social media posts and ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Tiwa Savage joins the ranks of Nigerian celebrities who perpetuate misogyny

It hasn’t been quite up to two years now, when Tiwa Savage in an interview with fashion and gossip journalist ...

EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Homophobia and misogyny will only go unpunished in Nigeria and Chika Amadi just learnt this

Less than a month ago, we wrote about an American governor’s aide who was relieved of his job because of ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

The Thread: “Guy your preeq no dey work?” and everything else you say and do to promote the rape culture

Misogyny is so pervasive, it is quite the cultural phenomenon in these parts. It is the what fires the rape ...

EditorJuly 26, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Maybe its time we started asking the church to get rid of its misogyny instead of its homophobia

Last week Friday, a number of Nigerian activists, writers, journalists, non-denominational religious people, Christians and Muslims all gathered at the ...

EzinneJuly 18, 2017

The Thread: Interracial relationships are mostly power plays

While Nigeria may struggle with tribalism and nepotism, on the other side of the Atlantic, the nagging issue is racism, ...

EditorJuly 15, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] If you’re a woman, not even old age will free you from the misogyny of Nigerians

Just in case you thought Nigeria had left behind its restrictive, misogynistic traditions, think again. In Amauzu Mkpoghoro village, in ...

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, ...

EditorJune 21, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Misogyny is one of the corner stones of Christianity in West Africa, we must never forget this

Recently Quartz Africa published this opinion piece on the damage that Pentecostal churches in Nigeria and Ghana continues to wreak ...

Op-ed EditorApril 28, 2017

Opinion: Different ways Nigerian men are threatened by women

by Aniefiok Udoabasi I saw a post made by a lady here on facebook. It is a picture of a ...

RoqeebahApril 11, 2017

Reuben Abati is proof that misogyny is alive, well and PhD-proof

by Adamu Aderinsola #MenAreScum. #HurtBae. #UberBae. #5KBae. All recent hashtags that have dominated the Nigerian internet and even real-life conversations. All ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 30, 2017

Arit Okpo: A woman’s place [NEW VOICES]

by Arit Okpo At an event recently, a University Vice Chancellor was invited to give a talk, her colleague, introduced ...

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