Tag "Equality"

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Dear Bisi Alimi, When You Fight For Equality, You Fight For Everyone

My WhatsApp settings is such that whenever photos are shared on the app, they automatically upload into my Media Gallery. And so, that was how I was scrolling through the

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More Than Half The World Now Live In A Country Where Gay Sex Is Legal

Over 75% of the world now live in a country where gay sex is legal. Before Thursday, 3.17 billion people lived in a place where homosexuality was banned by law.

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“HOW I RESIST” Is Now An Anthology You Can Download

“Since 2014, the conversation around queer people has refused to die down. In an era of peak television from Hollywood, where one can—in every show—expect to find at least one

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#HowIResist Campaign 2

It is time to look inwards into the deplorable mess of cultural, religious and legal restrictions that we have tired ourselves in and open our hearts, minds and spirits to

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“But Who Have I Hurt If I Were Gay?” Chude Jideonwo’s Must Read Equality Speech

A speech by Chude Jideonwo One of the tragedies of human progress is this constant tug between two stubborn binaries: progressive and conservative. People often camp in front of their

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Dear Gay Men, Our Trans Advocacy Sucks. We Need To Do Better

Originally published on intomore.com Last week was Trans Awareness Week, a time for the spreading of transgender support and information that ends with a reminder of their humanity on Trans

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“You Are Loved. Period!” Uzo Aduba gives rousing speech while receiving Ally for Equality Award, references Nigerian LGBT

Uzo Aduba was awarded the Human Rights Campaign’s Ally for Equality Award at the 2017 HRC National Dinner at the Washington Convention Center on Saturday evening (October 28) in Washington,

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There’s a rising global tide of crackdowns on LGBT communities

By Max Bearak and originally published on washingtonpost.com This week, a government journal in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan announced that the country’s interior ministry had compiled a registry

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Update on the TIERs-partnered national conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality

Yesterday, we announced the news about the upcoming conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality in Nigeria, organized by the University of Lagos, set to be held at the UNILAG main campus

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TIERs is partnering with first ever national conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality

The Initiative for Equal Rights is proud to partner with and invite you to the first ever conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality in Nigeria, organized by the University of

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