Tag "LGBT Pride"

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Gay Nigerian Writes A Letter To the Queer Community

Safety. Dating. Sex. Community. Internalized homophobia. These are some of the issues that Twitter user @CardinalOrsini address in his twitter thread of a letter to members of the community, especially

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‘Entertainment Weekly’ Pride Issue celebrates LGBTQ storytellers, enduring icons, and Hollywood history

For its June issue, which is usually dedicated to LGBTQ Pride, Entertainment Weekly decided to do something different for its cover – and that is to “pay tribute to the

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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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A CRASH COURSE ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE GAY (Education For Those Who The Shoe Fits)

It started with the viewing of an IGTV video. A 3-minute clip of Ireti Bakare-Yusuf (@sisiogelagos) talking about LGBT Pride, which I found both startling and pleasing, because it seemed

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Botswana’s High Court Rules To Decriminalise Homosexuality

Botswana’s High Court has ruled in favour of decriminalising homosexuality in a landmark decision for campaigners. The High Court rejected laws that impose up to seven years in prison for

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The Minority Report on Rainbows and Mirrors

The LGBT Flag is represented by the colours of the rainbow: Red for Life, Orange for Healing, Yellow for Sunlight, Green for Nature, Blue for Harmony/Peace, and Violet for Spirit.

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Happy Pride Month, Everyone

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” Oscar Wilde Having pride isn’t about ego or power or being vain. It’s about loving yourself, and loving yourself warts and all, and

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We Are Rainbows. We Are Beautiful

There’s a world out there One which we desperately weave ourselves to be part of A world blinded to our difference Rocking ourselves hard to be its missing puzzles Beating

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WHEN I THINK OF PRIDE

In early 2017, I was coming home from school. There was this barbershop at the end of my street. Some guys were sitting in front of it, loudly discussing women

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#NaijaLGBTPride: LGBT Nigerians flock Twitter to Celebrate Pride Month

Yesterday, 24 June, there was kicked off a Twitter movement, marked by the hashtag #NaijaLGBTPride, to commemorate the Pride Month amongst the Nigerian LGBT communities. With a question “What Does

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