Tag "Nigerian LGBT"

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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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Kito Alert: The Police Are On Gay Twitter

A KDian reached out to me with the following message: “Good morning PP. “Please I have good reason to believe that there may be new accounts on gay twitter operated

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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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“Homosexuality is a crime in Nigeria and should remain so.” Donald Duke recants his comments that implied support for the LGBT

“‘I won’t criminalise them’ would have been a concrete statement if the law didn’t exist and there was a call in some quarters to have such a law. “But the

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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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“Donald Duke Doesn’t Understand or Respect Human Rights.” – Pamela Adie

Presidential aspirant Donald Duke recently sat down with entertainer Falz and broadcast journalist Laila Johnson-Salami on an episode of their show, On The Couch With Falz and Laila, and talked

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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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The Piece About How We Are “Here, Queer And Speaking Up”

In one of the world’s most homophobic countries, new generation of writers are writing queer people into existence. In a write-up originally published on African Arguments, writer Munachim Amah talks

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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