He’s lying, I did not moan while being raped!

You know, since the incident that happened to me 6 years ago…yes, it’s been that long, it didn’t happen yesterday…though it often feels like yesterday.   Since then, people have been telling me to come out and tell my own…

My boyfriend found out I bedwet and that was the end

I have been a bed wetter for as long as I can remember. I remember vividly being beaten by my dad, almost every morning, for wetting my bed…I must have been about four or five years old then. He would…

Come o, should women be ashamed of their menses? – Peju Akande

It was one of those days. After a heavy lunch at work, I realised I couldn’t keep my eyes open, so I decided to take a walk down the street. It also happened to be the time school kids were…

Does Biodun Fatoyinbo know the meaning of shame? – NFNF

The dictionary defines shame as – noun “a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour.” Often seen as a word it can also refer to a sense of being, a cognition as…

I was mistaken for a mistress and then something horrible happened

See, eh, what I am about to tell you, I pray never happens even to my worst enemy. I was a banker in one of the first generation banks some 25 years ago. Yes, long time ago. My bank was…

Our culture of silence is plain nasty – Peju Akande

We have a nasty culture around here; the kind that stifles the truth; the kind that stops you from voicing any ill just because a few feathers will be ruffled or simply because of shame. Growing up, I attended an…

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