Rainbow Academy Class of 2020

Olaide K.Timileyin

Olaide K.Timileyin

Olaide K.Timileyin is an undergraduate of a prestigious university in Nigeria, where he studies geography and environmental studies. A baby author of queer and ancient mythological content. He has served as volunteer in numerous grass-root community organizations including The Initiative for Equal Rights. In different capacities, through the time and space of five years. He has hosted and produced Queercity podcast, Nigeria's first weekly LGBTIQ lifestyle podcast, with close to 10,000 downloads within a space of two years, haven completed season three in January 2020. In 2019, he was the host of mentally aware, a mental health awareness symposium for sexual minorities with AHRDI. Also 2019, he hosted "Bodies around Olumo" a two days queer open mic in the city of Abeokuta, making history as the first of such in the state and maybe the country. He is a staunch feminist who loves to write, he loves African queer contents, a proud Yoruba royalty, and a lover of nature. He is drafting a plan when not reading, sleeping, eating or surfing the internet.

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