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Basketmouth’s Rape Jokes, Uti Nwachukwu’s Misogyny, and the Case of Accountability Catching Up With Nigerian Celebrities

The Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS (EU in Nigeria) recently announced its ambassadors for its Sexual and Gender Based Violence campaign. Among these ambassadors were celebrities

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Tanzania Loses Over $300 Million After Anti-Gay Arrests And Human Rights Abuses

One of Tanzania’s largest donors of foreign aid is revoking nearly $10 million in funding over fears of an anti-LGBTQ crackdown. On Wednesday, Denmark Minister for Development Cooperation Ulla Tornaes

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European LGBT rights activists fear setbacks without UK’s ‘voice for progress’

European LGBT rights network ILGA-Europe has expressed sadness that “the UK will no long be a voice for progress in the European Union”. The UK narrowly voted in a referendum