Tag: misogyny

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2017

Opinion: You Are Not Equal. I’m Sorry | #WomensMarch

by Dina Leygerman A post is making rounds on social media, in response to the Women’s March on Saturday, January ...

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Mallam YeroJuly 29, 2015

Sugabelly, inane feminism, and the question of violence – a counterpoint

Words by Akintoye Abdulraheem Yesterday, in an unprecedented display of animosity towards men, Sugabelly wrote an article in which she ...

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SugabellyJuly 28, 2015

Why aren’t Nigerian women bloodthirstier?

Last week, in an unprecedented display of ignorance, Cheta Nwanze posted a string of thoroughly disturbing tweets about feminism among ...

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January 20, 2013

Ironic: Students filmed having public sex at ‘safe sex ball’ give disturbing insight into university culture

The invitation left little to the imagination: the silhouette of a naked woman in stilettoes with horns and a whip, ...

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