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“Nigerians prefer two men holding guns to two men holding hands.” Activist Edafe Okporo demands LGBT freedom at the Rise and Resist rally in New York

Edafe Okporo, Nigerian activist who resides in the United States, demands for Nigeria to take action and end the persecution of LGBTQ, speaking to the UN general assembly to stand

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THAT BOY FROM JIGAWA

“The suspects were said to have formed a disciplinary committee to deal with the deceased after they SUSPECTED him to be a homosexual. So on that fateful day, they decided

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The Horror Of The Shores Behind

It had been a long dreary day. As usual, work was tiresome yet fun; loud house music, rainbow lights and sometimes, drag queens. Throw in a bunch of hunks and

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THAT’S MICHAEL

That’s Michael. Splashed on the front page of the dailies, he’s the first in a queue of 42 gay men who were arrested by the police in Nigeria last week.

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Rapper MI slams Nigeria’s persecution of gay people, and someone else seeking relevance is responding

Chocolate City Boss, MI Abaga, has shared his thought on the antigay law in Nigeria, which saw 40 alleged homosexuals get arrested and arraigned in the past week. M.I, who

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GAY PEOPLE ARE NOT THE CAUSE OF NIGERIA’S PROBLEMS

I read with disbelief the arrest of 40 gay men in Lagos recently. Gay people are not the problem with Nigeria. The people destroying this country are walking free. We

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The Piece That Queries A System That Takes Pride In Subjugating And Violating The Rights Of Its Minorities

This piece was written by Kritzmoritz I haven’t made a blog entry is a very long time but the recent incident of official blackmail against a hated community stirs me

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Arraigned, Bailed And Monitored: Update On The Male Nigerians Arrested in Lagos On Charges of Promoting Homosexuality

On Thursday, the Lagos State Government reportedly arraigned the 40 males that were arrested on Saturday. Of the 40, there were 28 adults and 12 minors who came before a

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“Hole na Hole!” The Humorous Story Of Nigeria’s Homosexual Consciousness

(A Story By Jude Idada) The Uber driver who took me home last night was garrulous. He talked and talked and talked until his other phone rang and gave me

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Call for submission | Mounting the Moon: Queer Nigerian Love Poems

Nigeria is at a crossroads. Since the Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act was first proposed in 2006 and especially after its passage into law in 2013, debates over sexual and gender