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The Pride Diaries

The Pride Diaries

By Rain Bow
A podcast exploring the lives of Nigerian LGBTQs.
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EP 13: Queer living in time of COVID19

The Pride Diaries

S2E2: In conversation with Amara, the lesbian
In this episode, Youtuber and online personality, Amara and Rain Bow discuss abuse in queer relationships in depth. Amara shares personal experiences that shape her thinking today and also gives insight on understanding the patterns that create abusive behavior in queer relationships 
July 19, 2022
S2E5: What's happening with Ghana's LGBTQ community?
In this episode, Shakia Asamoah, a PhD student in Education Policy, Teaching, and Leadership and queer activist, gives us a detailed history of the queerphobic bill being proposed in Ghana -- the events before it was proposed, the arrest of the 21 persons in Ho and the role the Ghanaian media played in escalating the issue. She also tells us how we, as queer Africans can help. 
October 05, 2021
S2E4: The Pride Diaries - A Conversation With Doctors On Queer People's Health
An enlightening conversation about how queer people perceive and take care of their health with Dr Chi Chi, a medical doctor, entrepreneur and DJ, Elile Okoka, a medical student and researcher, and Amanda Iheme, a Psychotherapist. 
April 30, 2021
S2E3: Making politics personal with Olutimehin Adegbeye
A fun and informative conversation about coming into queer politics with writer, Olutimehin Adegbeye
January 13, 2021
S2E1: Abuse in queer relationships 2
In this episode, queer Africans share personal stories of abuse with their partners. This includes physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. It contains sensitive language.
August 05, 2020
Ep 15: Colors of love (Pride month special)
In this episode, queer Nigerians talk about love that sees and accepts them as they are. Some talked about their chosen families while others talked about romantic love and self-love. It features an interview with Tolu Osinubi, a gay Nigerian woman, living out in the UK.  She played rugby for Yorkshire & relocated to London in 2016 where she works as Technology Manager at Deloitte, living with her fiancee. This episode was produced by Joyce Olong, whose song, Zimbabwe also played in the background. 
June 28, 2020
Ep 11: Abuse in queer relationships
In this episode, queer Africans share stories on abuse, including but not limited to emotional and domestic abuse. Contains sensitive language. 
June 05, 2020
Ep 12: Non-monogamy in queer spaces
In this episode, queer Africans share their ideas of nonmonogamous relationships. 
June 05, 2020
Ep 10: El Gee Be Tea Cue That Playlist
In this episode, participants shared their favorite songs by queer artists. 
June 05, 2020
Ep 9: Are we promiscuous?
Queers debate the word, promiscuity, and how it applies to the community. 
June 05, 2020
EP 8: Heartbreak
Queer Nigerians share their heartbreak stories. 
June 05, 2020
Ep 7: Unpopular opinions
Queers shared their unpopular opinions about sex, love, life and everything in between. 
June 05, 2020
Ep 6: Queer relationships
In this episode, queer Nigerians share stories about their love life. 
June 04, 2020
EP 5: Let's talk about sex
Participants share stories on their sexual experiences. 
June 04, 2020
Ep 3: Coming out stories
In this episode, some queer Nigerians share their coming out stories while others imagine what coming out would look like for them
June 04, 2020
EP 4: Religion and Sexuality
Queer Nigerians share stories on their faith and how it affects their sexuality. 
June 04, 2020
Ep 2: Homophobia
We asked queer Nigerians to share their experiences of homophobia. It is a sensitive episode. 
June 04, 2020
Ep 1: How did you know?
In our very first episode, we asked queer Nigerians to share stories on how they discovered they were queer. 
June 04, 2020
EP 13: Queer living in time of COVID19
In this episode, queer Africans share stories about how much their lives have changed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
May 21, 2020
EP 14: Queer Africans talk about mental health
In this episode, we talk about how being queer affects our mental health. Music from
April 08, 2020