For a very long time, LGBTQ activism has been centred on the idea that gay people were born this way; that who we are is as a result of God or biology and not a product of choice. I mean, who would choose to be gay right? Who would choose to live a life condemned… Read More Anthony Jones: Does It Really Matter If We Were Born This Way?
In May, The Rustin Times published a story on how Denrele Edun was assaulted at a bar in Lagos because he was perceived to be gay. After reading the article, I checked out his Instagram page to follow up and see how others would react in the comment section. A train of thought I came… Read More Anthony Jones: No! Homophobes are not Homosexuals stuck in the closet
As we all know, a gay person is someone attracted to people of the same sex while a ‘fag’ is a homophobic slur used to describe the said person. I have long been aware of my homosexuality ever since primary school when I didn’t even know what it was called or what it meant. Growing… Read More #OurStories: I was called a ‘fag’ before I was called ‘gay’
One thing you find when you look at most people’s profiles on gay dating apps be it Tinder or Grindr, are their supposed preferences (‘no fats’, ‘no femmes’, ‘whites only’ etc.), followed by ‘sorry its just a preference’ or ‘no offence just my preference.’ Many people tend to think that merely classifying something as… Read More Anthony Jones: Investigate Your Preferences