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Opinion: Are Anti-Gay Witch Hunts Really Protecting ‘African Values’?

Homophobia, not homosexuality, is a western import to Africa.   On October 29, governor of Tanzania’s largest city Dar-es-Salaam, Paul Makonda, announced that he formed an anti-gay unit to hunt

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Photo: Infinix Nigeria and its homophobia

This foolishness is happening in 2018. By an internationally-recognised brand. In 2018!!! Shame on you, Infinix Nigeria! Shame on you for promoting an unhealthy environment for those who make up

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Homophobic Baker Denied Service by Photographer On “Moral Grounds”

For some reason, it seems that during the fight for equality, Christian bakers have the biggest cross to bear when it comes to LGBTQ inclusion. We’ve seen numerous cases of

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Netflix’s perfect clapback at homophobe disgusted over gay love story in show ‘Elite’

Sometimes it feels like the LGBTI community can never have nice things. Netflix gives us a gay storyline in new drama, Elite, and already it’s got homophobes riled up. The

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Switzerland Makes Homophobia And Transphobia As Illegal As Racism In New Change To Penal Code

Switzerland has made homophobia and transphobia as illegal as racism in a new vote to change the penal code. The National Council voted 118 to 60 to make it illegal

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Zimbabwean teacher who came out as gay in private school resigns after getting death threats

The teacher whose coming out in St. John’s College, a private school in Harare, Zimbabwe, was forced to resign on Friday after his admission that he was gay prompted a

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Opinion: I’m Tired of Major Studio Movies’ Trivial ‘Gay’ Moments

The cast of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald appeared on the Today Show to share the first full-length trailer for the J.K. Rowling-penned movie, which featured a “gay” moment

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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