Tag: queer

January 28, 2024
And Then He Sang a Lullaby by Ani Kayode Somtochukwu

And Then He Sang a Lullaby raises vital questions about love's authenticity and confronts hate, impunity, and violence against queer individuals.

January 1, 2023
Vagabonds! by Eloghosa Osunde

I know my heart races fast and constricts when it comes to Vagabonds! This book is activism in literary form.

January 1, 2023
Butter Honey Pig Bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi

I have never read anything as honest and raw as this book. The emotions carried in this book are so real that readers can literally feel the characters' emotions.

January 10, 2022
Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala

Niru is gay and cannot freely explore his queerness. Although he is in a country like America, the Africanness and religiosity in his parents would not let them support him. Rather they take him to pastors to pray the gay out of him.

January 7, 2022
The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi

We assume that people are either gay or lesbians, forgetting that the queer spectrum is broad and there are so many intersections. The rainbow has so many different colors, not just red and yellow.

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