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Happy Being Me

In the illustration Chinue Igwe, a biracial Nigerian-American lesbian woman discusses the complexities of coming out the closet. The illustration depicts the prevalent conservative social, cultural and religious attitudes, which are normally used in society as the basis to dismiss homosexuality as a sin or reprehensible behaviour.

Happy Being Me

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This piece is part of an anthology produced by HOLAAfrica and Q-zine entitled Emergence. Read the full version here or here and download the entire publication here.

 

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