Tag "Anti Gay Crime"

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Kito Alert: The Homophobic Nigerian Men Who Say Gay Men Are Rushing Them

A KDian who is a member of an Igbo Rants Facebook group recently volunteered information regarding some would-be (or perhaps already) kito perpetrators in the group. Because life as a

The Happenings 5 Comments

Is There Any Justification For Somebody Being Kito And Victimizing Gay People?

Is the presence of hardship in a person’s life an excuse for him to turn around to victimize his fellow human being as a means of creating a better life

Our Stories 16 Comments

A THOUSAND CURSES ON THE MEN IN UNIFORM

Stories of police brutality and harassment aren’t new; in fact, they’ve become sewn into the fabric of every Nigerian citizen’s experience as a Nigerian. For LGBTQ Nigerians, these experiences are

The Happenings 34 Comments

Kito Perpetrators Apprehended And Brutalized In Asaba

It wasn’t a good day for the kito gangs of Asaba yesterday, August 12. The Delta State capital which has become infamous for the formidable presence of kito in it

Editor's Desk 1 Comment

The Minority Report on the need to #EndHomophobiaInNigeria

Something has happened. Another something tragic. Yet another gay Nigerian has lost his life over no crime except that he was exercising his right to love. In this episode of

Editor's Desk 14 Comments

The Nigerian Media Is Humanizing A Killer Because The Victim Is a Gay Man

Over the weekend, a video went viral. In the video were two young men, from Anambra, confessing to the murder of a young man who they said was gay. One

Our Stories 5 Comments

May They Rest In Peace

I’d just come back from a hectic day at work on Monday, had my bath and was trying to recover from the bitch of a day I’d had – when

Kito Stories 19 Comments

HIS KITO STORY (EDITION 31)

My kito story happened last month. I always thought of myself as a very cautious person who could avoid getting victimized by being careful. Then my worst nightmare happened. I

Opinion Pieces 3 Comments

Opinion: After Jussie Smollett, Will Real Victims of Anti-LGBT Hate Crimes Be Heard?

Jussie Smollett just made it that much harder for the United States to have an honest conversation about anti-LGBT violence. What’s especially painful is how urgent that conversation remains. On

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“My Body Is Strong But My Soul Is Stronger.” Jussie Smollett breaks silence following vicious attack

Jussie Smollett has issued his first public statement since it was reported that he was assaulted by two men in Chicago earlier this week. “Let me start by saying that