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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

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K’osidim n’obi (Entry 9)

So this month marked the ninth month anniversary of bae and I being together. It hasn’t always been a smooth ride of course. There are days when you’d seriously look

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‘Nuff said!

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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