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QUEER PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE

FOREWORD: This next ally is a friend whose opinions of societal shortcomings are intelligent and whose passion is inspiring. Asking him to weigh in with something to mark the Ally

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

LESSON 20 From the chapter, ‘I Convinced Myself I Wasn’t Lesbian’, HA has this to say to us: “Until we become visible, queer people [in Nigeria] will continue to think

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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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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 19)

LESSON 19 From the chapter, ‘Why Do I Have To Ask You To Consider Me Human’, DK admonishes: “Why do I have to ask you to consider me human? Can’t

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 18)

LESSON 18 From the chapter, ‘I Can Still Love More’, NT has this to say: “I believe everyone can love many people during their lives. I have loved three people

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 17)

LESSON 17 From the chapter, ‘Same-sex Relationships Are A Choice’, HK says: “I used to think that coming out was unnecessary. Like, why do you have to explain to anyone

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 16)

LESSON 16 From the chapter, ‘Your Sexuality Doesn’t Define Who You Are’, BW says: “Sex is very important to a relationship. There is a connection that comes with sex. I

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 15)

LESSON 15 From the chapter, ‘To Anyone Being Hated, Be Strong’, BM has this to say: “To anyone who is battling and being hated, I tell them to be strong.

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Lessons Learned From ‘She Called Me Woman’ (Entry 14)

LESSON 14 From the chapter, ‘To Anyone Being Hated, Be Strong’, BM says: “[My sexuality] is between me and God … I believe that in my religiousness, God understands and