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“Nigerian Homophobes Should Stay Here And Enjoy The Shit.” Olumide Makanjuola mocks the Nigerian outrage over Western penalization of homophobia

There has been a recent awareness on Nigerian social media of how Nigerians seeking opportunities abroad are met with disappointment after their homophobic past is brought up to discredit their

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OUR ALLIES ARE FUCKING UP!

The creation of heterosexuality (the identity) marked the creation of homophobia (the response to people who are not protected under heterosexuality), and it is important we know this. The pervasiveness

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A LOOK AT ALL THE REASONS WHY WE WON’T FORGET 2020 IN A HURRY

In the trailer of some Real Housewives of something-something, one of the women can be heard saying something about how she is so done with 2019, and that 2020 is

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Charly Boy Talks About His Love For His Lesbian Daughter … But She Calls Him Out For Being A Hypocrite

Musician Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy says it took several months for him to come to terms with the fact that his daughter, Dewy, is gay. The self-proclaimed

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Isaiah Washington reignites feud with former ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ co-star Katherine Heigl over his use of homophobic slur 13 years ago

Grey’s Anatomy star Isaiah Washington is reigniting an old feud with former co-star, Katherine Heigl. In a tweet on Monday, Washington (who played Dr. Preston Burke on the show) shared

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Dear KD: First We Were Friends, Then We Weren’t

This story that I am about to tell you is a story about a friend of mine. For the sake of the story, let’s call him Caleb From when I

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“Family Can Make Or Mar You.” – Kenny Brandmuse

Last Sunday, October 25, Kenny Brandmuse made a social media post that was so heart-aching, it must have resonated with lots of (especially queer) people, because the post was shared

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#EndSARS: Some of the Reactions to the Homophobia in the Movement as Pamela Adie asks, “When Will Queer Lives Matter?”

There has been a lot of contention following the attempts to make the struggles of the Nigerian LGBT community more visible in the ongoing #EndSARS movement. Following the harassment that

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#EndSARS: The Inclusion of Queer Lives In The Protest Continues To Be Debated

It’s been reported that on Wednesday October 14, queer Nigerians who came out to be part of the protest in Abuja were attacked, their placards and the pride flag they

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#QueerNigerianLivesMatter: Queer Nigerians Were Allegedly Attacked By Fellow #EndSARS Protesters In Abuja

The past few days have shown a demonstration of the unity of Nigerian voices demanding for police reform and the disbandment of the rogue police unity called SARS (Special Anti