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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

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Lil Nas X Responds To Tekashi 6ix9ine’s Homophobic Comments, Says He Slid Into His DMs

Tekashi 6ix9ine’s attempt at clowning Lil Nas X may have backfired. On Thursday (March 4), 6ix9ine commented on an Instagram blog post featuring a New York Post article headline about

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Chelsea star Michael Essien lends support to the Ghanaian LGBTQ Community, faces backlash, and withdraws his support

Chelsea footballer, Michael Essien sparked controversy when he posted a pro-equality message in support of the belaboured community in his home country where homosexuality is still illegal. The former midfielder,

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‘Grown-ish’ Tackles Homophobia and Toxic Masculinity Among Black People

You may have come across them: all those behaviours that straight men say men are not supposed to have – such as properly wiping their ass after taking a dump,

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Anti-Gay Uproar Follows After The Opening Of LGBTQ+ Community Center In Ghana, Establishing The Country’s Widespread Homophobia

Homophobic outcry has forced what is reported to be Ghana’s first LGBT+ community center to temporarily close to protect its staff and visitors three weeks after it opened. Church groups,

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Homophobic Actress, Seyi Omooba, Loses Legal Battle After Her Anti-Gay Comments

An actress who was stripped of a role following the discovery of her anti-gay comments on Facebook has lost a tribunal claim for religious discrimination. Seyi Omooba was given the

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The Menace That Is Uche Maduagwu

For the past few days, I have been stewing with rage, wondering if there’ll ever be an end to the madness that plagues this country. Some days ago, a persistently

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“Homophobia Is Not The Heart Of Christ. It Is Not The Love Of Jesus.” Kirk Franklin Calls Out Antigay Prejudice In The Church

In a recent interview on a Sirius XM radio show, Kirk Franklin called out homophobia in the church, saying that it has “nothing to do with the Bible.” While promoting