Tag "LGBT Rights"

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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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Dear Bisi Alimi, When You Fight For Equality, You Fight For Everyone

My WhatsApp settings is such that whenever photos are shared on the app, they automatically upload into my Media Gallery. And so, that was how I was scrolling through the

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“You Just Don’t Want To Be Poor And Gay In Nigeria.” – Pa Ikhide

In a Facebook post following the historic decriminalization of gay sex in India, writer Pa Ikhide had this to say. Check on it. * The expectation by many that African

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More Than Half The World Now Live In A Country Where Gay Sex Is Legal

Over 75% of the world now live in a country where gay sex is legal. Before Thursday, 3.17 billion people lived in a place where homosexuality was banned by law.

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Kito Alert: The Nigerian Police Is On the Prowl

A KDian sent me screenshots of the following conversation that took place in his Facebook inbox. Check it out. It would seem that the police who arrested the young men

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India’s top court decriminalizes gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation

India’s Supreme Court has struck down a colonial-era law criminalizing consensual gay sex, overturning more than 150 years of anti-LGBT legislation. Section 377, an archaic law imposed during British rule

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“I Feel Ashamed Of Donald Duke.” Eunice Atuejide Slams Fellow Presidential Aspirant Over His Statement On LGBT Rights

Presidential aspirant Donald Duke, on Sunday, released a statement clarifying his position on LGBT rights. “Homosexuality is a crime in Nigeria and ought to remain so,” Duke said, but added

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Tweet of the Day: To LGBT Nigerians

Whether it is a tweet or a Facebook post, whether it’s a visit to a blog post or skimming through Instagram, whether online or offline, whether it’s during TV time

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“I Would Not Criminalise Gay Nigerians.” – Donald Duke reveals of his intended presidency

On The Couch With Falz and Laila has seen rapper Falz and broadcast journalist Laila Johnson-Salami interviewing presidential candidates and affording Nigerians an opportunity to get to know the crop

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“The LGBT community now harass police officers.” Civil rights activist and anti-SARS campaigner, Segun Awosanya exposes his bigotry on Twitter

Segun Awosanya is the face and convener of the #EndSARS campaign that took Nigeria, both online and offline, by the storm months ago, and has endured up until Acting President

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