#HowIResist Campaign 8

#HowIResist Campaign 8

I want to say (because I study medicine and I know) that gay people aren’t sick. If they are, they are only in the way ALL humans are sick, flawed and broken. Just love your neighbor please. Like yourself. Don’t overdo it, but love despite the differences.

And I was asking myself: what if it was Jesus who needed help, would he have let a gay person help him? After all, his PA, Mary of Magdala, was a prostitute. And he let an unclean woman with incredibly long hair touch him.

See?

I know some Christians would gladly watch their gay children die. Some would rather die than receive help from a gay person. Y’all think you’re Christians? You are Callous! Y’all think you’re Holy? You are Hellish!

Gay people are not demons, not angels, just People. – Hannu Afere

 

I’ve been raped. I’ve had to live like a refugee after my parents threw me out for being gay. I’ve been starved of options. I’ve had to move from place to place to escape hate.

Still I live.

That is #HowIResist

By surviving with my head held high and my heart staying true to who I am. No matter my tribulations, I will never doubt that I’m a rainbow and that I colour beautifully. – Prince Rohi

 

#HowIResist

I love myself rather than love the idea of other people loving me. I endeavour not to follow in order to be accepted.

I Am Who I Am.

As a gay man in Nigeria, I resist by being ME and living my TRUTH. – JBoy

 

#HowIResist

I love sex.

Nigerians hate my kind of sex.

Every time I lay with a man, I like to imagine a homophobic Nigerian is somewhere dying a slow, painful death.

And so I resist by having a lot of sex. – Jazz

 

#HowIResist

I resist by loving myself and telling myself the truth: that I am deserving of love, that I am equally human despite the laws put up to break me down. – Kayode

 

#HowIResist

I resist by speaking up about and educating myself and those within my sphere of influence of sexuality and addressing homophobia rationally everywhere I am. – Jay Armstrong

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