Tag "LGBT Community"

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A TON OF APPRECIATION

In many parts of the world, it is still a crime to be openly homosexual or to engage in same-sex coupling. For instance, Nigeria, according to the Research directorate, Canada,

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ON THE SANCTITY OF QUEER LIVES AND THE LANGUAGE OF TRAGEDY

1. March, 2020 The Guardian: Man Kills Facebook Friend For ‘Sodomizing’ Him With 20,000 The Nation: Why I ‘Killed’ My Homosexual Facebook Friend, By Suspect   April, 2021 Sahara Reporters:

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THE DAY WHEN WE JUST ARE (A Message About Pride)

You must think gay people do too much, especially with the whole Pride thing. I can see you thinking: We know that they are gay, so there is no need

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What Do You Do When You’re Tired Of Being A Secret?

A question that frequently comes up during conversations in queer spaces is this: Would you tell your sister if you found out that she was dating or getting married to

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Chelsea star Michael Essien lends support to the Ghanaian LGBTQ Community, faces backlash, and withdraws his support

Chelsea footballer, Michael Essien sparked controversy when he posted a pro-equality message in support of the belaboured community in his home country where homosexuality is still illegal. The former midfielder,

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Idris Elba And Naomi Campbell Sign Letter Supporting Ghanaian LGBTQ+ Community, As President Nana Akufo-Addo Rules Out Legalization Of Gay Rights

Some of the UK’s most prominent people of Ghanaian heritage have come together to condemn their former homeland for its stance on gay rights in what will be seen as

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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