Olaide Kayode Timileyin

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Olaide Kayode Timileyin
BornOlaide Kayode Timileyin
(1997-07-02) 2 July 1997 (age 25)
Lagos, Nigeria
🏫 EducationTai Solarin University of Education
💼 Occupation
First Nigerian LGBT lifestyle podcast producer and host

OKTimileyin (born Olaide Kayode Timileyin,[not in citation given] 02 July 1997) is a Nigerian gay rights activist, a storyteller, who uses audio medium like podcasting, audio documentaries, and audio drama to tell the Nigerian Queer stories.

Early life[edit]

Kayode was born in the Mushin district of Lagos, Had his formation years in Lagos before exploring the South western states of Nigeria . Kayode worked as a private investigative journalist in Abeokuta covering LGBT issues in 2019[1].

Education[edit]

Kayode attended Baptist Academy in Lagos, and graduated in 2012. He led his school cultural dances, both at primary and secondary school, to many awards and honours. He was the president of Cultural and dramatic club in his senior year. Also, in 2012, he gained admission into Tai Solarin college of education and would later study Geography and Environmental Management , at Tai Solarin University of Education.

Career[edit]

Timileyin is the showrunner and host of Queercity Podcast, which explores everything about the Nigerian queer lifestyle. A documentarian whose work was featured in HBO Documentary. The legend of the underground ). Kayode is an Alumni of the Bisi Alimi Foundation Rainbow Academy. In 2020, Kayode hosted Nigeria’s first open attendance Pride event and produced Nigeria's first LGBT audio documentary . In 2018, Kayode volunteered with The Initiative for Equal Rights as a community facilitator.

Activism[edit]

Kayode’s most recent work explores the Lagos queer party scene before the SSMPA. he runs #MyQuickieBag where he uses his Instagram page to provide sex education for everyone, most especially Queer men. Kayode works majorly with his podcast and events.

References[edit]

  1. "StackPath". xtramagazine.com. Retrieved 2021-06-07.

External links[edit]


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