Does Coming Out Matter?

A friend I will call Somto and I were talking about coming out, as a topic. Naturally, I brought up the most recent piece I had published here on Glowrite. His face folded into bemusement as he read the piece through the screen of his phone. Then he put his expression of bemusement into words.... Continue Reading →


Why Staying In The Closet Can Be A Brave Thing

We are proud of people who, as we like to put it, live their truth. These are the people who can, in public, offer a simple response to a rather scary question: Are you gay?... Yes. Those who lie attract our scorn: The man who knows about his gayness yet decides to marry a woman.... Continue Reading →

Ignorance Is Not The Enemy

Sometimes, it can be a challenge to sense whether a person's hostility is poised towards male-femininity or male-homosexuality. An example of this challenge comes from my own experience: I had come out to Dike, a close friend who identifies as straight. Dike expressed rejection at the idea of my homosexuality. He looked into my eyes... Continue Reading →


Is The Discovery of The Gay Gene Important?

Some refreshing news came today. Same sex attraction is caused by tiny units of DNA. The code material of life is called DNA. The same way binary code 0-1 serves as data for informing the instruction of computers, ‎DNA code A-C-T-G serves as data for informing the instruction of living things. Think of DNA that... Continue Reading →


To Say “I’m Gay” or Not to Say

I go on my blogging hiatus without leaving a note saying, "Hey guys I will be taking a short break from posting stuffs here." Bad me. I must say though: that in my dreams, this blog gets updated every week. I wish I could make this happen. A big thanks to those of you who... Continue Reading →


How To Stay Safe Using Grindr

My best friend was nabbed by hoodlums. He is the careful type but the trick used by the thugs bypassed his careful nature. He was beaten. His phones were taken. Allow me withhold how much money was withdrawn with his ATM and the time he got home in the dark morning. The cause? A hook... Continue Reading →


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