Tag "Nigeria"

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Grindr Is Back … And Most Gay Nigerians Are Over It

So, contrary to what some panicked gay Nigerians began running with after Grindr went offline a few days ago, this was not the making of the Nigerian government. After several

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What Is Going On With Grindr In Nigeria?

It first came as a message to me on Twitter, a KDian wanting to know if we’d noticed that there was a problem with Grindr. It would seem as though

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Downton Abbey, Mrs Maisel, And The Nigerian Gay Clime

Awhile back, I watched two Western television back to back. One was Downton Abbey, the movie. And the other was the third season of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel. And it

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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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May They Rest In Peace

I’d just come back from a hectic day at work on Monday, had my bath and was trying to recover from the bitch of a day I’d had – when

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The Minority Report on Whether Leaving Nigeria Is A Solution

“If you want to be gay in peace, leave the country. Leave Nigeria!!!” This sentiment is often expressed by homophobes and even gay people alike whenever the conversation of gay

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Ever Wondered What It’s Like To Be A Gay Porn Star In Nigeria?

This piece was originally published on Dazed Digital In a country where homophobia is still deeply enshrined in law, gay adult actors are finding ways to navigate the risks of

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About The 2018 Egbeda Police Raid And The Broken Lives Of Nigerian Anti-Gay Law Suspects

This piece was originally published on The Wider Image   The 57 men stumbled out of the back of a dark police truck into the glare of a sunny courtyard

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The Minority Report on the Audacity of Privilege

There are members of the LGBT community in Nigeria who actually believe that the activism for gay rights is a waste of time. That gay Nigerians who lament their inability

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What Would You Do If The Lover You Spent The Night With Died In Your Bed?

Some years ago, someone I knew was murdered by the guy he brought home for an overnight lay. I never got to learn anything more about the case because his