It probably feels like at this point enough has been said about women’s rights. Feminists across the globe have ‘shouted’ about it and every nation on the planet has some kind of legislation in place to protect and defend the rights of women. Is there a need for more ‘shouting’, so to speak, about what … Continue reading "Women’s Rights Still Need Attention"

We Don’t Need “Correction” In Nigeria, homophobia is so deeply rooted in people’s hearts that people are confidently admitting to corrective rape online. Comments like the one above are an inkling to what Nigerian lesbians endure every passing day. Not only is this man overly bitter towards lesbian women who are minding their business and … Continue reading "We Don’t Need “Correction”"

It comes as no surprise that the LGBTQ community in western Africa is under duress. Most of Africa is still largely homophobic. In Nigeria, it is a criminal offence that is punishable by up to 14 years in prison. It is also a crime in Northern Nigeria (a Muslim section of the nation) that is … Continue reading "Lesbian and Non-Binary Women in West Africa Are No Longer Standing on The Sidelines"

“False rape accusers are already Committing the crime of Perjury or Defamation. So when rape cases are Mentioned, if your instant response is to start talking about how false rape accusations ruin lives and the accusers should get the same jail sentence as the rapist would, you’re stupid and I’m here to tell you” False … Continue reading "You need to rethink your ideologies if you think false accusations of rape equals rape."

Hello, its Ayo here, I suffer from bipolar disorder, and contrary to popular belief, I do not intentionally go off my meds, become obsessed with someone and kill everybody they know and love. Shocking right? All my life, people like me have been portrayed as insane and crazy, what we are is ill tho, the … Continue reading "The place of motion pictures in depicting mental awareness."

Purity Culture is a bit difficult to describe as it encompasses several things but to me, it is essentially a patriarchal societal construct which upholds that women are to be chaste and sexually inactive till marriage, as their worth lies in their virginity as that is the greatest gift they can give their future spouse. … Continue reading "The Dangers of Purity Culture"

Every single thing in my life has led up to this very moment. The moment I finally gathered the courage to end it all. End the feelings of self-loathing, disgust and shame. And as the pain from the pills I’ve ingested start to wreak havoc on my stomach, and as I struggle not to cry … Continue reading "I wonder what would have happened; “A Tale of Child Molestation and Victim Blaming Culture”"

For those of you who don’t know a pick me is defined as a person who begs for the attention, acceptance, and approval of a certain group in different things they say. In most case, it’s to attain the attention, acceptance, and approval of the opposite sex. Ordinarily, the things pick mes do isn’t the problem, … Continue reading "One of the boys"