Tag "The Initiative For Equal Rights"

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TIERs Wants Your Take On Conversion Therapy In Nigeria

We are aware that conversion therapy happens around Nigeria to LGBTI+ persons. However, data on this issue is limited and almost nonexistent. The Initiative for Equal Rights is carrying out

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TIERs Introduces The Freedom Awards, And Nominations Are Open

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is recognizing and awarding the efforts of individuals and organizations in Human Rights Activism in Nigeria with The Freedom Awards 2019. The Freedom Awards

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The Piece About How The Police Framed The 57 ‘Gay Suspects’ Rounded Up At Egbeda For Homosexual Acts

The birthday cake sits in the cooling freezer, white and large and almost royal. A week since 57 gay suspects were rounded up at Kelly Ann Hotel, Egbeda, the cake

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TIERs presents the poster of upcoming movie

All week, The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) had been teasing us with behind-the-scenes photos of an upcoming movie project simply identified with the hashtag #WDLHA. Today, they finally unveiled

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Olumide Makanjuola Is Leaving TIERs, His Position As Executive Director Now Open

After 12 years of being a part of The Initiative for Equal Rights and almost 6 years of being its Executive Director, Olumide Makanjuola is stepping away from his position.

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Update on the TIERs-partnered national conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality

Yesterday, we announced the news about the upcoming conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality in Nigeria, organized by the University of Lagos, set to be held at the UNILAG main campus

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TIERs is partnering with first ever national conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality

The Initiative for Equal Rights is proud to partner with and invite you to the first ever conference on Diversity, Inclusivity and Equality in Nigeria, organized by the University of

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“After Praying For Me, The Pastor Had Gay Sex With Me.” | TIERs Presents ‘Veil of Silence’, A Documentary On The Lives Of LGBT Persons In Nigeria

Few days before the infamous Same Sex Prohibition Act was signed into law by former President Goodluck Jonathan, The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) filmed a documentary titled Veil of

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TIERs’ Lekki Wellness Centre now offers free HIV treatment services

I’ve often gotten queries from KDians seeking HIV treatment in Lagos Island and its environs. Well, here’s good news. The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) has a centre in Lekki,

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TIERs SYMPOSIUM: REUBEN ABATI IN THE DEN OF A SENSITIVE COMMUNITY

REUBEN ABATI’S OUTING Like all events Nigerian, the TIERs symposium on “Human Rights, Sexuality and the Law” kicked off an hour late. I arrived early with my friend, Emmanuel, and