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Homophobic Rhetoric And Nigeria’s Culture Of Violence (A Piece By Ayo Sogunro)

Sometime in May 2015, in Abuloma, Port Harcourt, a man named Charles was harassed, beaten, and robbed by his neighbourhood security watch. What was his crime?  He was perceived to

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LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON? (A COMING OUT STORY)

It was on a Saturday night that it happened. At midnight. Two days after I came back from the NYSC orientation camp. My stepmother called me from my room to

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The Minority Report Nigeria returns with a new conversation about the Lagos Pride March

From Angola decriminalizing same sex relations and the possibility of Kenya following suit, to the ridiculousness of Nigerians in 2019 still comparing homosexuality to pedophilia, murder and thievery (Hello, Cool

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HOMOSEXUAL HURTS AND THE BISEXUAL AGENDA

A couple of days ago, Nigerian Gay Twitter was triggered when a gay man took it upon himself to preach the gospel of bisexuality. First of all, I want to

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“As A Christian, I Don’t Subscribe To The Gay And Lesbian Life Choice.” Oby Ezekwesili Clarifies

During her session at Chatham House, after getting questioned by LGBT activist Bisi Alimi on the subject of the inclusion of LGBT Nigerians in her government, ACPN presidential candidate Oby

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The Day My Class Of Law Students Talked About Homosexuality In Our Human Rights Class

So just a few days ago in class, we were discussing the topic of the Ombudsman, and we were made to understand that it is called the “Public Complaints Commission”

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Opinion: Unlearning Homophobic and Transphobic Behavior and the Fear of Labels

People are afraid of labels, even when the labels fit them perfectly. What happens when you call a racist person racist? They’ll probably start crying, after calling you the n-word.

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 10)

[Click here for LESSON 9] LESSON 10 From the chapter, ‘What Is Happiness’, ZH says: “I believe in living like this: if someone is not hurting you, you do not

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DEAR STRAIGHT PEOPLE

Dear Straight People I really do not understand some of you people. You really don’t have to be an LGBT ally, I swear. You don’t. Please if you aren’t, do

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Hate Begets A Man

There were two things he hated most passionately – abortion and homosexuality. And because he was born so awesomely brilliant and had such extreme work ethics, he chased the profession