Reflecting on Time and Gender

by Alexandra Maduagwu Photo credit: @ohiaofeh In many ways, this journey has always been about finding and naming myself. Looking back, there have been moments when my truest form of self breaks through the clutter of heteronormativity, religious ideals and internalized homophobia. It is in examining those moments, which are often scattered across the timeline of my life, that I find the clarity I need to forge ahead.  Most people have…

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Coming Out Letter

By Alexandra Maduagwu Good morning Mum and Dad. It’s your daughter, Alexandra Maduagwu. I know you have heard some things about me and I’ve been hoping that we could discuss those things. Firstly I regret to say I’m not coming home for Christmas. This is NOT because of anything happening right now or anything you have heard, I just have a lot of work and other projects lined up for…

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