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Ghana moves forward with anti-gay bill proposing 10-year prison sentence

An anti-gay legislation submitted to Ghana’s parliament could propose up to 10 years in jail for LGBTQ+ people as well as groups and individuals who advocate for their rights, express

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Lil Nas X Comments On Rema’s Instagram Post, And Homophobic Nigerians Have A Meltdown

Rapper Lil Nas X is having a moment internationally, from the controversy stoked by his chart-topping single, MONTERO (Call Me By Your Name), to the reactions that came in the

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Lil Nas X Fires Back At Criticism Over Him Kissing Male Dancer at BET Awards

Lil Nas X is defending his BET Awards performance. On Sunday, June 27, the 22-year-old singer set the stage ablaze at the ceremony, where he sang his hit song, Montero

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IN THE CLOSET

You were 5 when you had your first closet. Dark hardwood with a light brown varnish, it became your sanctuary. It was easy for Ifeoma and Olisa, your older siblings,

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The Minority Report on Being Gay and Christian

It’s been a minute since the hosts of The Minority Report Nigeria talked about something. And on this episode, they have a return guest host – Izu. And they are

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A Lying Liar Was Caught Lying On Twitter

It all started with Dr. Isa Pantami, the Nigerian Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, being exposed for harbouring extremist Islamic views and being sympathetic to such groups as al-Qaeda

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DAMNED IF YOU DO, DAMNED IF YOU DON’T

There are a lot of words that can be used to replace fear. Trepidation, horror, fright, terror, panic, alarm, agitation… All of these, and more, were what you felt when

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Tank Talks About Those Claims That He Is Gay And Wonders Why Black People Demonize Homosexuality

Back in 2017, singer Tank made headlines when he appeared to say, at a concert, that he’d been “sucking dicks”. He clarified what he actually said during a The Breakfast

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GUILTY BY ASSOCIATION

My friend, Blessing, is someone I’ve known for years while growing up in Lagos. Even after I moved to Delta State some years ago, a new job and a new

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Some Ghanaian Lawmakers Want to Criminalize LGBTQ+ Advocacy

Ghanaian parliamentarian Samuel Nartey George announced on Facebook on March 8 that he and seven other members of parliament were introducing a bill to “ban the advocacy and act of