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The Heartwarming Coming Out Scene In ‘Madam Secretary’

The political hit drama, Madam Secretary, is in its third season, and in its penultimate episode last Sunday, it tackled the LGBT issue of bisexuality, biphobia and coming out. Earlier

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In The Case Of A Child Versus Gay Parenting

The following update below is a Facebook update where a case is being made for the child born to same-sex parents. All over the world, same-sex couples are getting married

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David Ferguson: ‘Too Gay For TV? Get Used To It, Honey!’

Originally published on theguardian.com Arkansas TV reporter Mitchell McCoy recently got an email that he wanted to share with the world. “I’ve been holding back for months but I can’t

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  1. dabo
    June 19, 06:25 Reply

    he has the guts to do what almost everyone here preach and shout about…but can’t do.

          • Mandy
            June 19, 10:57 Reply

            I’ve checked him out. It appears to be his real account. It’s got loads of personal pictures n stuff. No one takes the time to enrich a catfish account with his life if he has a real account elsewhere

  2. bain
    June 19, 09:07 Reply

    I reali still don’t see d point of annoucing who u like to date/ have sex with (coming out),its ur private tin n it concerns only you n him/her…..

    • Mandy
      June 19, 11:00 Reply

      Coming out helps with visibility.
      Visibility helps with people knowing you exist.
      People knowing facilitates acceptance.
      So there. That’s the point.

  3. bain
    June 19, 11:21 Reply

    @mandy,possibly, what does the acceptance have to do with anytin….if sumwan doesn’t know or care about ur sexuality. (I’m seeking answers)…tanks…..

    • sensei
      June 19, 13:11 Reply

      A few months ago, a man (Akin) was murdered on the streets because of his sexuality. I have heard of at least 4 young men who have committed suicide because they felt rejected by the society in which the live. The rejection and discrimination against the LGBT is even entrenched in Nigerian law, on other words, people have the right to report you to the police and you can be tried and jailed because of your sexuality. And there have been countless gory tales about the inhuman treatment meted out by society because of this one thing they do not accept, many stories have ended with murder. So yes, acceptance has got something to do with everything, life itself for the LGBT Nigerian.

  4. BlurryFace
    June 20, 13:05 Reply

    I think he is able to do this cos majority of his online friends are either gay or accepting.

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