Tag "LGBT Advocacy"

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Downton Abbey, Mrs Maisel, And The Nigerian Gay Clime

Awhile back, I watched two Western television back to back. One was Downton Abbey, the movie. And the other was the third season of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. And it

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Pamela Adie is nominated for the first Mary Chirwa Award for Courageous Leadership

Nigeria’s Gender and LGBTQIA+ activist and documentarist, Pamela Adie, is among the ten shortlisted nominees to receive the very first Mary Chirwa Award for Courageous Leadership, as announced by the

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“If My Son Was Gay, He’d Be Gay.” Taylor Swift talks about her support for the LGBT community

Taylor Swift covers a lot of ground in Vogue’s sprawling September cover story. In addition to providing a sneak preview of her forthcoming album, Lover, and lots of self-analysis on

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A CRASH COURSE ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE GAY (Education For Those Who The Shoe Fits)

It started with the viewing of an IGTV video. A 3-minute clip of Ireti Bakare-Yusuf (@sisiogelagos) talking about LGBT Pride, which I found both startling and pleasing, because it seemed

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‘The Color Purple’ is coming to the London theatre and its main cast member, Seyi Omooba, is exposed to be a homophobe

Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker, The Color Purple – the Steven Spielberg-directed, Academy Award-nominated 1985 movie that earned Whoopi Goldberg her Best Actress Oscar nod, and

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Beyoncé and Jay Z to be honored by GLAAD with the Vanguard Award for their LGBT advocacy

Beyoncé and Jay Z are to be honored by GLAAD for their LGBT advocacy work. The LGBT media organization announced that the two superstars have won the Vanguard Award. The