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Ugandan LGBT Community Raided Over Social Distancing Violation Claims

A gay rights leader in Uganda reportedly says that 20 members of the local LGBT community have been detained after the police raided their shelter and accused them of violating

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“WHO IS EMEKA?” (A Coming Out Story)

It began about three months ago. It was exactly 4:20am in the morning and still dark outside, when I came awake; the boom of a thunder jolted me into wakefulness.

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A Review of the Recent Kenyan High Court Judgment Against Homosexuality

On 24th May, 2019, a High Court of Justice sitting in Nairobi, Kenya, shocked Kenyan LGBT activists and their supporters around the world when it refused to strike down the

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Homophobic Rhetoric And Nigeria’s Culture Of Violence (A Piece By Ayo Sogunro)

Sometime in May 2015, in Abuloma, Port Harcourt, a man named Charles was harassed, beaten, and robbed by his neighbourhood security watch. What was his crime?  He was perceived to

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DAMAGED (Part 2)

Previously on DAMAGED… * My first week in the hostel was nice. All my classmates were nice to me. They visited my room often to see me. The ones that

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Employees of American Bible Society given ultimatum to either sign anti-gay document or be out of a job

Employees at the American Bible Society will be out of a job starting 1 February unless they sign an anti-gay document. The American Bible Society is a nondenominational organization that

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Zimbabwean school teacher’s coming out unleashes a furious outcry

A Zimbabwean high school teacher has triggered a furore after coming out to students and parents as gay to pre-empt a newspaper story that would have outed him. Neal Hovelmeier,

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A Mother’s Choice To Love

In a Facebook update, Bunmi Tella talks about the woman she was as a born-again Christian and the woman she later chose to be. Check on it. * When I

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Celebrities Urge World To Speak Up Over Chechnya’s Persecution Of Gay Men

LGBT stars including Troye Sivan and Ellen DeGeneres have urged the world to speak up and take action over reports that gay men in Chechnya are being systematically persecuted by

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Ghanaian police arrest blackmailers who used Grindr to target gay men

In an unexpected move, police in Ghana have arrested two men who targeted gay men they found on Grindr. The men, Torsu Stephen, 23, and Aikins Atitsogbe, 21, were arrested