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“I Was Like A Fish Out Of Water.” Kenny Brandmuse Gives Tell-All Interview

So Kenny Brandmuse, the man who broke the internet in 2015 with his coming out, recently sat to an interview with a few media outlets to give a very illuminating

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Ugandan government cancels music festival over claims of nudity and gay sex, then backtracks after backlash

Uganda’s Nyege Nyege international music and arts festival, sponsored by telecom giant, MTN, has been reinstated Wednesday following a public outcry after the country’s ethics minister banned it as an

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The Piece About How The Police Framed The 57 ‘Gay Suspects’ Rounded Up At Egbeda For Homosexual Acts

The birthday cake sits in the cooling freezer, white and large and almost royal. A week since 57 gay suspects were rounded up at Kelly Ann Hotel, Egbeda, the cake

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For Jamel Myles

For what good is humanity If time and time again, it fails To achieve its one primal aim Which is to accept, love And protect those under its wings Regardless

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“Homosexuality is a crime in Nigeria and should remain so.” Donald Duke recants his comments that implied support for the LGBT

“‘I won’t criminalise them’ would have been a concrete statement if the law didn’t exist and there was a call in some quarters to have such a law. “But the

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“You Need To Be Straight.” The Audacity of the Homophobe

Have you ever had a WTF encounter with a homophobe that had your face in an expression worthy of a meme? Well, here’s one. When a KDian is buzzed on

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Cardinal Raymond Burke says that “homosexual culture” is to blame for the Catholic Church’s child abuse scandals

A Catholic Cardinal has blamed the recent sexual abuse scandals rocking the Catholic Church on a “homosexual culture” within the Church. US Cardinal Raymond Burke, who serves as Patron of

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Unlearning Homophobic and Transphobic Behavior and the Fear of Labels

People are afraid of labels, even when the labels fit them perfectly. What happens when you call a racist person racist? They’ll probably start crying, after calling you the n-word.

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Ghanaian president, Nana Akufo-Addo reassures church leaders that he won’t decriminalise homosexuality

The President of Ghana has said he has “no plans” of changing the country’s laws on homosexuality. As with most of Africa, it is currently illegal to be gay in

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10 most satisfying clapbacks at homophobes in internet history

1. Satisfaction Guaranteed. 2. Some kind of magic. 3. What’s in a name? 4. Learn how to look, my dude. 5. “Theatre without gays is like cooking without spices.” 6.