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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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DO NOT NEGOTIATE WITH BLACKMAILERS

This has been a season for blackmailers: these are scum who use the vulnerabilities of guys they’ve gotten access to as leverage to try and get a big payday. In

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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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The Bisexual Privilege in Nigeria

I am a femme guy, and as such, the poster child for all that is gay and “fabulous” or the stereotype for what is homosexual. With the LGBTQ community in

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President-Elect Joe Biden name-checks gay and transgender Americans in victory speech

President-elect Joe Biden name-checked gay and transgender American in his victory speech Saturday night, which made a call for unity after a tumultuous presidential election and four years of President

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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: 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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“To The Members of the LGBTQ Community … I’m Sorry.” Simi Apologizes For Homophobic Behaviour | The Nigerian LGBTQ Community Reacts To The Apology

In a move no one saw coming – because, well, no one ever gives the Nigerian LGBTQ community this kind of consideration – singer Simi posted an apology on Twitter

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The Minority Report on The Problem With Thought Policing

“When somebody says something that’s homophobic, for example, you deal with the homophobia. And then you keep it moving. Because when it becomes a question of shaming the person, you

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“I Am Not A Fan of Cancel Culture.” Laverne Cox on the SCOTUS Win for LGBT people

Laverne Cox says she was “shocked” by the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that it is illegal to discriminate in the workplace on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity