Tag "LGBT Equality"

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Kenya Is Close To Legalizing Homosexuality. What About The Rest Of Africa?

Across Africa and the world, LGBT communities are anxiously watching out for a court case in Kenya’s capital. The court is expected to either retain a colonial-era law that criminalizes

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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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Trump’s Administration Announces Global Mission To Decriminalize Homosexuality And The News Is Greeted With Skepticism

On Tuesday morning, NBC News reported that the Trump administration will seek to decriminalize homosexuality in “dozens of nations,” citing unnamed U.S. officials. But LGBT and human rights groups largely

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Angola Decriminalizes Same-Sex Conduct, Also Criminalizes Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

Angola has finally shed the divisive “vices against nature” provision in its law, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct. Taking things one step further, the government has

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“I Believe LGBTQ People Deserve Equal Protection Under Our Constitution.” Nigerian Politician, Andy Obuoforibo, Declares

Nigerian Twitter went agog yesterday, Sunday 9th of December, when a Nigerian politician, Andy Obuoforibo, took a stance on LGBT issues that most people in that line of career have

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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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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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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Final Entry)

LESSON 20 From the chapter, ‘I Convinced Myself I Wasn’t Lesbian’, HA has this to say to us: “Until we become visible, queer people [in Nigeria] will continue to think

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 19)

LESSON 19 From the chapter, ‘Why Do I Have To Ask You To Consider Me Human’, DK admonishes: “Why do I have to ask you to consider me human? Can’t

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“I Fight In Defence Of The LGBT Community.” Charly Boy declares his pro-LGBT stance following his support for his daughter’s coming out

Charly Boy has come out on his Instagram page to declare his support for the Nigerian LGBT. This comes on the heels of him speaking out in support of his

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