Tag "Anti Gay Law"

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About The 2018 Egbeda Police Raid And The Broken Lives Of Nigerian Anti-Gay Law Suspects

This piece was originally published on The Wider Image   The 57 men stumbled out of the back of a dark police truck into the glare of a sunny courtyard

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Zambia In A Gay Rights Row With The US Government | 47 Plead Not Guilty To Homosexuality Charge In Nigeria

In an escalating row over LGBT+ rights, the US ambassador to Zambia, Daniel Foote, has said he’s been threatened over his comments on the sentencing of a gay couple in

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Kenya High Court Upholds Law That Criminalizes Gay Sex

In a blow to the LGBTQI movement in Africa, Kenya’s High Court ruled yesterday (Friday May 24) that a colonial-era law banning same-sex relations should remain in place. Same-sex relations

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Will Gay Sex Ever Stop Being A Crime In Nigeria?

I remember sometime in 2013, when my learned friend and I were exchanging ideas on the possible legal defences open to people who face criminal charges in court for same-sex

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“If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you.” Police PRO, Dolapo Badmus warns

The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, who goes by the social media handle @opetodolapo, clearly felt it was her civic duty to remind the Nigerian LGBT community of

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The Piece About How The Police Framed The 57 ‘Gay Suspects’ Rounded Up At Egbeda For Homosexual Acts

The birthday cake sits in the cooling freezer, white and large and almost royal. A week since 57 gay suspects were rounded up at Kelly Ann Hotel, Egbeda, the cake

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URGENT! Another Reason To Be Careful

A good friend of mine and fellow KDian was kind enough to share the information below that awoke a mix of emotions inside me. Apparently, our police force has decided

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New Anti-Gay Legislation Drafted In Uganda

And it’s even more draconian than the Anti-Homosexuality Act, struck down earlier this year. A committee, comprising leading members of Uganda’s ruling party, has prepared a new draft of legislation

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And the winner for Most Gay Porn Googled Country is…

Anti-gay laws and strong social stigma appear to be doing nothing to abate the curiosity of everyday people – with Kenya’s searches for gay sex outranking those of all Western

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Nigerian LGBT Reportedly Awaiting Court’s Decision On Anti Gay Law Repeal

This is according to Linda Ikeji. Can anyone tell me if this is fact? If it is, I’d like to express my admiration for this move. Remember when I once

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