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Woman-woman marriage in Pre-Colonial Igboland by Rafeeat Aliyu

This an edited version of a blogpost I wrote in January 2013 after reading Nwando Achebe’s The Female Colonial King of Nigeria. I read this at the Queer Vibration panel at the Labs during Chale Wote 2015. The Female Colonial King of Nigeria provides a fascinating look into gender in South-Eastern Nigeria through the life of Ahebi Ugbabe, a woman… Read More Woman-woman marriage in Pre-Colonial Igboland by Rafeeat Aliyu

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Cover Reveal: She Called Me Woman – Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak

Cassava Republic Press is proud to reveal the cover for ‘She Called Me Woman: Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak’, a ground-breaking collection of 25 first-hand narratives from a cross section of queer Nigerian Women. Edited by Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan, and Rafeeat Aliyu, these narratives give the reader access to the narrators’ innermost thoughts and explore… Read More Cover Reveal: She Called Me Woman – Nigeria’s Queer Women Speak