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“May We Never Forget, Lose Hope Or Stop Fighting.” Pamela Adie on the Anniversary of the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act

In 2014, in defiance to international pressure and in an attempt to gain political clout, President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act into law dated January 7.

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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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KITO DIARIES PRIZE FOR WRITING: THE SECOND EDITION

The year 2020 is what everyone agrees hasn’t been an easy year. It is the very definition of what doesn’t kill you making you stronger. Between the high notes of

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The Equality Hub Launches The EhTV Network, Nigeria’s First Streaming Service. And It’s Queer!

The Equality Hub’s executive director, Pamela Adie, has always spoken highly of storytelling as a tool for LGBT advocacy in Nigeria. And now, the organisation has taken a major step

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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

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#QueerNigerianLivesMatter: Queer Nigerians Were Allegedly Attacked By Fellow #EndSARS Protesters In Abuja

The past few days have shown a demonstration of the unity of Nigerian voices demanding for police reform and the disbandment of the rogue police unity called SARS (Special Anti

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Not All That Glitters Is A Sugar Daddy

It was one of those busy days at work when everyone was seated in their various departments helping out customers. And there I was, sitting pretty with a lovely office

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Kito Perpetrators Apprehended And Brutalized In Asaba

It wasn’t a good day for the kito gangs of Asaba yesterday, August 12. The Delta State capital which has become infamous for the formidable presence of kito in it

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A SAFE SPACE NIGERIA (SURVEY)

Being queer is complicated. Being queer in Nigeria is uniquely complicated – and difficult. Every day, members of the LGBTQ community in Nigeria find themselves navigating a myriad number of