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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

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A Review of the Recent Kenyan High Court Judgment Against Homosexuality

On 24th May, 2019, a High Court of Justice sitting in Nairobi, Kenya, shocked Kenyan LGBT activists and their supporters around the world when it refused to strike down the

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The Minority Report on What It Means To Be Queer

Queer is a term that has gone through a number of routes of significance for the LGBT community. First it was a slur. Then it got reclaimed as a way

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Beyoncé Reveals She Lost Her Gay Uncle To HIV In Emotional Speech At The GLAAD Media Awards

The Beverly Hilton was buzzing like a Bey hive Thursday night as the audience waited for Beyoncé and Jay-Z to descend from the heavens to accept the Vanguard Award at

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UN Expert Calls on A Worldwide Legalization of Homosexuality by 2030

Victor Madrigal, a UN Expert on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, has called on all of the countries that currently criminalise homosexuality to decriminalise it by 2030. He made the