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“My child who I thought was a boy is… a girl!” Charlize Theron reveals her daughter is transgender

Academy Award winning actress Charlize Theron has reportedly revealed that her oldest child is transgender. Theron said the seven-year-old Jackson proclaimed her gender to the actress at the age of

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Beyoncé and Jay Z to be honored by GLAAD with the Vanguard Award for their LGBT advocacy

Beyoncé and Jay Z are to be honored by GLAAD for their LGBT advocacy work. The LGBT media organization announced that the two superstars have won the Vanguard Award. The

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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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DEAR STRAIGHT PEOPLE (Episode 4)

For this episode, what Ani Kayode Somtochukwu has to say to straight people is in a tweet. 

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Opinion: Why Gay Men Need Straight Friends Too

We often hear that straight people need educating about what’s going on in the LGBT community. There’s a constant narrative about what we can do to widen our heteronormative society’s

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GETTING TO KNOW MY BEST FRIEND WHO’S GAY

FOREWORD: Another ally speaks the message of love. Her name is Sally Dadzie, and what she has to say is very compelling. Check on it. * When I met him,

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QUEER PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE

FOREWORD: This next ally is a friend whose opinions of societal shortcomings are intelligent and whose passion is inspiring. Asking him to weigh in with something to mark the Ally

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HOW CAN ANYONE CALL LOVE A CRIME?

FOREWORD: If you’ve read the three-chaptered Kito story – WE ARE HERE: THE ATTACK, THE HUNT, THE RETRIBUTION – then you would be familiar with who this next ally is.

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FROM THE FENCE TO THE ROOFTOP

FOREWORD: It is Ally Week, and during this period, we will be reading stuff penned by Nigerian LGBTQ allies. This very first piece is written by a social media force

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Anne Hathaway denounces white and straight privilege at awards ceremony

On Saturday night at the 22nd annual Human Rights Campaign national dinner, 35-year-old actress Anne Hathaway was recognized for using her powerful voice to fight for LGBTQ equality. “I really

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