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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

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Five Years After His Gay Scandal, Yul Edochie Is Here With A Reminder Of How Homosexuality Is Evil

It was in 2015 that actor Yul Edochie’s celebrity was scandalized by the he-said, he-said allegations and counter allegations between the actor and a man named Steven Ugochukwu, who claimed

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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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The Minority Report on the need to #EndHomophobiaInNigeria

Something has happened. Another something tragic. Yet another gay Nigerian has lost his life over no crime except that he was exercising his right to love. In this episode of

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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