Tag "Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act"

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The Life That Was Robbed From The Nigerian Gay Community

There are so many innocent harmless aspects of the hookup culture in Nigeria that the SSMPA has taken away from us. A few days ago, I was on my way

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Do You Know Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Law?

“I have a question I want to ask about Nigeria’s Same Sex (Marriage) Prohibition Law. For those who’ve gone through it and properly deduced its legal ramifications. What EXACTLY does

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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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“Policing And Extorting Sexual Minorities Is Unacceptable!” – Olumide Makanjuola

Originally published on guardian.ng Recently, at The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs,) we put out a message about a spate of incidents by people attempting to extort users of the

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“After Praying For Me, The Pastor Had Gay Sex With Me.” | TIERs Presents ‘Veil of Silence’, A Documentary On The Lives Of LGBT Persons In Nigeria

Few days before the infamous Same Sex Prohibition Act was signed into law by former President Goodluck Jonathan, The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) filmed a documentary titled Veil of

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Reuben Abati Writes: A Day With The Gay Community

Originally published on olorisupergal.com I was invited to deliver the keynote address at this year’s special event on “Human Rights, Sexuality and the Law”, an annual symposium organized to promote

The Happenings 21 Comments

Goodluck Jonathan Tweets

Our former president, ladies and gentlemen.

Love And Sex In The City 27 Comments

LOVE AND SEX IN THE CITY (Episode 59)

Where are you? My phone pinged with the receipt of the message as I watched the taxi driver decelerate. He approaching the junction I’d asked to be dropped. I looked

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LOVE AND SEX IN THE CITY (Episode 58)

“I’m happy that Goodluck Jonathan did this! I never used to like that man, but with this bill he signed, my respect for him has increased.” My heart was beating

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LOVE AND SEX IN THE CITY (Episode 57)

FOREWORD: So here’s a little inside scoop. The reason this series has been on a hiatus is because of a little identity crisis. You see, Declan and I both fell

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