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Ugandan LGBT Community Raided Over Social Distancing Violation Claims

A gay rights leader in Uganda reportedly says that 20 members of the local LGBT community have been detained after the police raided their shelter and accused them of violating

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Anti-gay Tanzanian leader barred from the United States amid reports of country’s obstruction of LGBT Access to Healthcare

A powerful Tanzanian government official responsible for sweeping anti-gay crackdowns, surveillance squads and arrests of homosexuals has been banned from the United States. The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

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Todrick Hall talks about being friends with Taylor Swift and helping her use her voice to support the LGBT community

He has always shown his support for Taylor Swift on social media. And Todrick Hall said being friends with the singer is one of his “favourite things he’s done” as

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This Gay Culture of “Advising” Effeminate Gay Men To “Tone It Down” Has To Stop!

A Twitter netizen, a few days ago, decided to pass on some “advice” to the Nigerian gay community: advice targeted at the effeminate gay men in our community. (And I

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ALL THE WAYS 2019 HAS GIVEN US LIFE

When we rode into this year on the waves of Kevin Hart’s Oscar controversy, we should have buckled our seats and braced ourselves for a very tempestuous year – one

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“Consider The Way Homophobia Functions In Nigeria.” An Argument in Favour of Nigeria Topping the List of Dangerous Countries in the World for the LGBT

Following the revelation of Nigeria as the world’s most dangerous country for LGBT people in a list prepared by Asher and Lyric, there was an outcry on the social media

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Pope Francis compares Homophobes with Nazis, says Persecution represents “A Culture Of Waste And Hate”

During a speech at an international conference on criminal law, Pope Francis compared the persecution and hatred of homosexuals to Nazism, another demonstration of his evolution around the LGBTQ community.

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The Minority Report on The Roles of LGBT Allies

It is important for LGBT allies to give room for the LGBT community to have its own agency when it comes to issues regarding them, and for LGBT people to

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

The judges have returned with the winning stories for the birthday giveaway pride literary competition. And the four stories are posted below. We will reach out to the winners on

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Twitter is torn over Taylor Swift’s Gay Anthem, ‘You Need to Calm Down’

Taylor Swift’s new anti-homophobia song, You Need to Calm Down, has proven controversial with many among Twitter’s LGBT+ community, who are accusing her of “pandering for profit.” Swift released the