Tag "Gay Rights"

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Donald Trump claims he wants to “bring people together.”

This is what he said this week to Sue O’Connell, a lesbian reporter who asked the Republican candidate if he would advance LGBT rights during his presidency. “When President Trump

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That Piece About U.S. Support of Gay Rights in Africa Possibly Doing More Harm Than Good

Originally published on New York Times Suspicious neighbors and landlords pry into their private lives. Blackmailers hunt for victims on the social media sites they use to meet others of

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That Piece About The TIERs Human Rights Day Event

On December 17, I was at the TIERs Human Rights Day event. It was a spectacular function. The speakers were wildly brilliant. And I met Elnathan John. Oh, also, it

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WE SHOULD ALL BE ACTIVISTS

“Why are you carrying this gay thing on your head? Why are you being all gay activist and all?” Those were the words of a good friend of mine when

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Obama Encourages Young African Leaders to Support LGBT Rights

Speaking in Washington, D.C., as part of a three-day summit for the Young African Leadership Initiative, President Barack Obama used a question about anti-albino violence in Kenya to address the

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RANTINGS OF A RANDOM (Gay) NIGERIAN (Entry 25)

My friend Khaleesi always says that every Nigerian should live abroad for at least a year to open up their minds and generally reason logically, and I’d always thought he

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What’s On Your Mind… VII

#LoveWins Hi there, fabulous people of this gaybourhood, In the last few weeks, the world via social media was set ablaze with the news that the US Supreme Court had

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Obama will bring up gay rights issues despite Kenya’s threats

A White House spokesperson has said the President has every intention of discussing gay rights on his trip to Kenya – despite the country’s warnings not to. On Monday, anti

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US Pastor Jailed For Refusing To Wed Gay Couple

A 56-year-old pastor, Paul Horner, has been jailed in the United States for allegedly refusing to join a gay couple despite the legalization of gay marriage across the nation. Horner

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Mozambique decriminalises gay and lesbian relationships

Mozambique has decriminalized homosexuality in its new penal code, making it one of a few African countries where same-sex relationships are legal. The revised code drops a colonial-era clause outlawing