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14: An Anthology of Queer Art | Vol. 2: The Inward Gaze

Last year, the group simply known as 14 debuted its agenda with an anthology of LGBT art and stories themed “We Are Flowers”, which was very well received. This year,

Editor's Desk 6 Comments

A Quick Note on HIV Confidentiality (Disclosure of HIV Status)

Sometime in December 2014, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan signed into law Nigeria’s HIV and AIDS Anti-Discrimination Act. Amongst many other things, the act clearly stipulates the rights and responsibilities of

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Four Years Later

It is exactly 4 years since the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) act was passed into law under President Goodluck Jonathan. I woke up the morning after the law was passed

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HIV Awareness and Nigeria’s Irresponsibility to the LGBTIQ Community

According to Dr. Sani Aliyu of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), 900,000 Nigerians are on HIV treatment, with a majority of the funding for these treatments

The Happenings 4 Comments

While Australia was saying Yes to Same Sex Marriage…

…This was happening in Nigeria.

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Dear Self Righteous Nigerian: Open Letter From a Humanist

Dear Self Righteous Nigerian At what point did we become so comfortable with raising glasses to murder, with saying cheers to the act of one man taking another man’s life?

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Father kills 14-year-old son because he’s gay, Nigerians react

A father shot his 14-year-old gay son, with police attributing the murder in part to the boy’s sexual orientation. Henderson police in Nevada say 53-year-old Wendell Melton shot and killed

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“He wanted me to die in jail.” The Guys Arrested For Being Gay Speak Out

Originally published on abc.net.au For 23-year-old Femi*, a night out celebrating a birthday with friends ended with a month and two days in jail because of his sexuality. In late

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SUITS AND TIES (Part 10)

First of all, I would like to express my gratitude to the readership of Suits & Ties, y’all whose feedback have made me better and more self aware, whose remarks