‘I Want To Own My Story.’ – Bisi Alimi

‘I Want To Own My Story.’ – Bisi Alimi

celebs 53In December last year, Bisi Alimi joined other global LGBT activists to speak at the New York City public library to mark 2014 Human Rights. His talk titled “My name is Bisi Alimi and I am not a victim” has been adjudged as one of the most moving talks of the day.

The talk was released a couple of days ago, and because I believe his talk will help support others, mostly Africa LGBT people who might be struggling with the challenges they are facing, I had to share.

Check out the video of Bisi’s talk below.

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  1. . Pete
    March 27, 06:04 Reply

    I love Bisi #NoHomo * giggles* Bisi has always been a shining light on the gay community. I can’t wait for July to be in the same room & listen to my hero talk

      • Mitch
        March 27, 06:44 Reply

        I seriously thought I was the only one who saw that!

      • . Pete
        March 27, 07:38 Reply

        DM, you accuse me sometime of not seeing sarcasm in a comment. If the giggle I put at the end of that statement didn’t point out that I was joking, I font know what else to do except bare my mind literally for you.

    • Max
      March 27, 07:05 Reply

      Pete, your #Nohomo references has to stop. It’s considered offensive here. You can love BISI platonically without including that hash tag…

      • . Pete
        March 27, 07:40 Reply

        Max,i can’t remember writing NoHomo on this blog & I’m somebody who scrutinizes my comments,retype or even delete what I have already typed if I feel it’ll come out wrong.

  2. Max
    March 27, 07:06 Reply

    Had to step into my car to watch it. They were having their hypocritical Friday prayer.
    This man keeps inspiring me day after day.

    • Khaleesi
      March 27, 10:24 Reply

      God! Friday prayers! !!???*** wtf is that? Isnt religion supposed to be a private personal affair which you practise privately in the confines of your home or place if worship? Smh …

  3. justoohot
    March 27, 08:27 Reply

    Must you guys fuss on evry single comment? even at a point when we should be meditating.
    i think Bisi was just lucky. there are many Nigerians who can still sum up the efontry to out demselves,bt den the point still remains “will they be able to survive it? will the rescuers come to his aid early enuf before he ends up in the hands of homophobes?
    it doesnt end in coming out to the whole world, bt instead on what happens as soon as you back the camera.

  4. Khaleesi
    March 27, 10:25 Reply

    Wow Bisi! Amazing inspiring guy. Biko keep speaking out, may your voice never grow silent! !!!

  5. Teflondon
    March 27, 11:58 Reply

    **leans back with a bemused face**
    Oh.. Really??
    All that stress.. Just to watch the Video. And you had to give us all the details?
    Vainly Petty!
    But what do I know… Lol

    **hmmm this tea hot**

    • . Pete
      March 27, 12:17 Reply

      Tef, maybe you enjoy the online sparring. Give it a rest or tone it down.

  6. mike daemon
    March 27, 22:53 Reply

    I listened to bisi alimi’s out session with new dawn he did not sound intelligent.

  7. mike daemon
    March 27, 23:08 Reply

    People talk about coming out, coming out, when you come what happens after?

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