By Mike Daemon A gay teenager escaped from the dangers of war-torn northwestern Cameroon by moving to the capital to continue his education. But he found no safety there: He was murdered there last Friday.
A Tanzanian official is threatening to launch a round-up of homosexuals starting next week. Paul Makonda, the governor of Dar-es-Salaam, said his anti-gay “ad hoc team” will “get their hands on them next Monday.” To […]
A Muslim human rights activist at a Nigerian trans advocacy organization has been found murdered and buried in a shallow grave in his dirt-floored home in Abuja, Nigeria. Trans rights activist Bamanga Rabiu, popularly known […]
A campaign to reduce anti-gay and anti-HIV+ stigma in West Africa, an Inter-American case against Jamaica’s sodomy law, a Russian/Norwegian Pride celebration — see coverage of those topics and more below. From the UNAIDS Equal […]
An HIV-positive dancer, one of 57 people arrested in an anti-gay raid in Nigeria in August, has just received a charitable donation toward his medical care from a cross-dressing Nigerian bleaching-cream entrepreneur. Obialor James Brown […]
A coming-out story that’s like many such stories in Nigeria, except this time it happened online: Two Nigerian parents are in shock after their son told them in a WhatsApp conversation that he is gay. […]
One of the Lagos 57 gay suspects, Obialor James Brown, has received a cash donation of 100,000 naira (about U.S. $275) from controversial Nigerian bleaching cream entrepreneur Bobrisky to support his health. Okuneye Idris, who […]
Two Nigerian parents are in shock after their son told them in a WhatsApp conversation that he is gay. The young man, Dan Yomi, is currently a student in the United Kingdom.