Tag "Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act"

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AN ANNIVERSARY WRITING COMPETITION

April is the month of Kito Diaries’ anniversary. It is also the birth-month of a KDian, and to commemorate these, there is the sum of 40 thousand naira available to

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#RepealSSMPA: A Kito Story In Threads

Antigay violence, it seems, is no longer simply waiting for us to fall into the trap of kito scum. They apparently now bring the violence to us. Not only are

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#RepealSSMPA: WHICH WAY, QUEER NIGERIA?

I just realized that if it actually comes down to Nigerian Queer people taking to the streets to gain our freedom, then we are UTTERLY FUCKED! Like for Real. Like

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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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“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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Random Questions: Would You Marry Your Bae?

We talk a lot of talk about wanting the freedom to be who we are and to love who we love. What happens if we get what we wish for

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Nigeria’s first trial based on the anti-homosexuality laws commences

Forty-seven men went on trial in on Wednesday (December 11) for public displays of affection with members of the same sex, an offence that carries a 14-year jail term in

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Goodluck Jonathan claims David Cameron has a grudge against him because he refused to legalise homosexuality in Nigeria

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has explained the reason why the former British Prime Minister, David Cameron accused him of frustrating efforts to rescue Chibok girls in 2014. In his recently

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Will Gay Sex Ever Stop Being A Crime In Nigeria?

I remember sometime in 2013, when my learned friend and I were exchanging ideas on the possible legal defences open to people who face criminal charges in court for same-sex

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“If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you.” Police PRO, Dolapo Badmus warns

The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus, who goes by the social media handle @opetodolapo, clearly felt it was her civic duty to remind the Nigerian LGBT community of