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The Piece That Queries A System That Takes Pride In Subjugating And Violating The Rights Of Its Minorities

This piece was written by Kritzmoritz I haven’t made a blog entry is a very long time but the recent incident of official blackmail against a hated community stirs me

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Arraigned, Bailed And Monitored: Update On The Male Nigerians Arrested in Lagos On Charges of Promoting Homosexuality

On Thursday, the Lagos State Government reportedly arraigned the 40 males that were arrested on Saturday. Of the 40, there were 28 adults and 12 minors who came before a

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“When Everybody Is Fighting Everybody, There’s No Progress.” Ifeanyi Orazulike in an interview with Kito Diaries

As you all know, the Bisi Alimi Foundation was in Lagos in February to launch “Not Dancing to Their Music”, a report on the impact of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia

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UNTOLD FACTS EPISODE TWO: BACKLASH OF DISCRIMINATORY LAWS

This episode of Untold Facts features, and discusses LGBT discriminatory laws and the damage cause by such laws. The guests, Ijeoma Akwiwu (legal practitioner) and Ayo Sogunro (legal practitioner and

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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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That Humorous Piece About The Antigay County Clerk Kim Davis

The world must now know about Kim Davis, the Rowan county clerk who is defying the US court’s decision to give gay couples their marriage license. Despite being hauled into

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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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US Supreme Court rules in favour of gay marriage nationwide

The US Supreme Court has ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right across the United States. In a landmark 5-4 decision, Justice Anthony Kennedy writing for the majority ruled

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Once ‘Father’ and ‘Son,’ Now Married To Each Other

A couple who were legally father and son for the last fifteen years had their adoption vacated and were married this week after 52 years together. Norman MacArthur, 74, (left)

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MY RIGHTS, HIS RIGHTS

I’ve read a lot of Kito stories on this blog to know that some human beings are scum. The last Kito story particularly gave me chills, and I contacted a