Tag "Homophobia"

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Opinion: Why Do We Feel the Need to Transgender the Dead?

Earlier this month, a list of vaudeville-era “non-binary and transgender public heroes” compiled by actor Jeffrey Marsh was circulated widely on social media. The accompanying photos are fascinating, which helps

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‘The Color Purple’ is coming to the London theatre and its main cast member, Seyi Omooba, is exposed to be a homophobe

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple – the Steven Spielberg-directed, Academy Award-nominated 1985 movie that earned Whoopi Goldberg her Best Actress Oscar nod, and

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The Minority Report Nigeria returns with a new conversation about the Lagos Pride March

From Angola decriminalizing same sex relations and the possibility of Kenya following suit, to the ridiculousness of Nigerians in 2019 still comparing homosexuality to pedophilia, murder and thievery (Hello, Cool

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WHEN THE WORDS ARE QUIET AND THE SILENCE IS LOUD

Ok so where do I start? I was about 13 when I was caught with a friend from church. This friend was gay and had come to see me, and

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“The Dangers LGBTQ People Face In Nigeria Is No Joking Matter.” Pamela Adie slams Cool FM Nigeria over its homophobia

Yesterday (February 11), Pamela Adie took to twitter to call out radio station, Cool FM, on the stunning show of ignorance and prejudice presenters of the Good Morning Nigeria show

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THE MEN WHO SLEEP WITH MEN

I graduated from the university in 2016 but couldn’t start my clearance immediately due to some departmental issues. So, I was at home, bored and frustrated about life. I am

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THE CONFESSION

The confession queue was long on that Saturday evening, but I wasn’t deterred. I was going to go through with this. One thing I usually did whenever I went for

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Stop Normalizing Homophobia (The Importance of Language)

Language is a very important tool — for communication, for advocacy, for oppression. I think it’s a fairly popular thing to say that language is important, at least in some

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Woman Goes on Homophobic Rant Against Man Getting a Pedicure

Can’t a guy enjoy a spa day in peace? A woman at a spa just outside of Seattle, Washington was recorded spewing a bizarre homophobic rant at another customer. Christopher

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Overcoming The Abuse And The Lessons From ‘The Miseducation Of Cameron Post’

I recently read a tweet where the user called out a common failing of parenting. He said: “Just a quick reminder that the child you imagine in your head is