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LIVING AGAIN

We were both quarreling that day. Our voices were raised and angry. My voice especially, a sharp tongue scissoring the air, had not a single pause in it. How could

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Post-Twitter Ban, LGBTQ Nigerians Remind Everyone That Gay Rights Are Human Rights

On Friday June 4, the Nigerian Federal Government ordered a ban on Twitter in Nigeria. And by Saturday, mobile phone networks blocked access to the microblogging site after apparently being

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Nigerian Government bans Twitter “indefinitely” following deletion of President Buhari’s tweet

Through its Ministry of Information and Culture today, the Nigerian government announced its decision to suspend the operations of the social media platform, Twitter, in the country. The statement, made

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#RepealSSMPA: LGBT Advocate Victor Emmanuel Takes A Powerful Stance In The Fight Against Nigeria’s Homophobia

Following the news that a group of men who were attending a party in Anambra State were arrested by the police on March 8, an arrest that is being reported

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The Minority Report Cannot Believe That There Is Homophobia Already In 2021

The New Year is still in its crawling stage and already we have had people acting out their prejudice. While some societies are getting it right by voting out bad

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“Nigerian Homophobes Should Stay Here And Enjoy The Shit.” Olumide Makanjuola mocks the Nigerian outrage over Western penalization of homophobia

There has been a recent awareness on Nigerian social media of how Nigerians seeking opportunities abroad are met with disappointment after their homophobic past is brought up to discredit their

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A LOOK AT ALL THE REASONS WHY WE WON’T FORGET 2020 IN A HURRY

In the trailer of some Real Housewives of something-something, one of the women can be heard saying something about how she is so done with 2019, and that 2020 is

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Says Of President Buhari: “He Acts Like Engaging Nigerians Is Beneath Him.”

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has described the government of Muhammadu Buhari as ineffectual and the president as someone who acts as though engaging with Nigerians is beneath him. She wrote this

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#EndSARS: Some of the Reactions to the Homophobia in the Movement as Pamela Adie asks, “When Will Queer Lives Matter?”

There has been a lot of contention following the attempts to make the struggles of the Nigerian LGBT community more visible in the ongoing #EndSARS movement. Following the harassment that

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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