Category: West Africa

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REVIEW: Nigerian gay-themed film ‘Orgasm’ falls short

REVIEW: Nigerian gay-themed film ‘Orgasm’ falls short

REVIEW. “A discreet gay man’s one-night stand turns into a love affair [...]
Gay Nigerian student needs help in fight against trumped-up charge

Gay Nigerian student needs help in fight against trumped-up charge

Falsely accused of rape, Amadi is a young gay Nigerian who is battling [...]
Anti-gay vs. gay-friendly religion go head-to-head in Ghana

Anti-gay vs. gay-friendly religion go head-to-head in Ghana

The Presbyterian Church of Ghana has come out in favor of harsh penalt [...]
I, Issa, transgender person from Senegal

I, Issa, transgender person from Senegal

Transgender Senegalese stylist Issa Diatta tells about his struggle to [...]
Ghana is warned: Passing anti-LGBTQ bill would harm the economy

Ghana is warned: Passing anti-LGBTQ bill would harm the economy

The economic damage that would be caused by passage of Ghana's extreme [...]
Qtalk: Advice about queer love, heartbreak, painful sex

Qtalk: Advice about queer love, heartbreak, painful sex

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counse [...]
Ghana drops charges against 5 who were beaten and then arrested

Ghana drops charges against 5 who were beaten and then arrested

A circuit court in Ghana has dropped charges against five LGBTQ people [...]
Ghana’s Anglican Church backs away from harsh anti-LGBTQ bill

Ghana’s Anglican Church backs away from harsh anti-LGBTQ bill

The Anglican Church in Ghana is backing away from reports that it supp [...]
New project aims to document Pride flags all over the world

New project aims to document Pride flags all over the world

A global educational project called "Flag in the Map" will document ho [...]
Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ bill leads to surge in anti-LGBTQ violence

Ghana’s anti-LGBTQ bill leads to surge in anti-LGBTQ violence

"The anti- LGBTQI bill in the Parliament of Ghana is fueling hate and [...]
Warning: Anti-gay mob seizes and humiliates young victim

Warning: Anti-gay mob seizes and humiliates young victim

In an all-too-common flare-up of ignorant homophobia, a video has gone [...]
Qtalk advice for LGBTQ questions about jobs, love, loan and rape

Qtalk advice for LGBTQ questions about jobs, love, loan and rape

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counse [...]
Senegal imprisons 3 men for gay-bashing

Senegal imprisons 3 men for gay-bashing

Three young men who beat up suspected homosexuals on July 28 have been [...]
Coming out: How LGBT Nigerians’ friends wish they’d reacted

Coming out: How LGBT Nigerians’ friends wish they’d reacted

In a new video, friends of 3 LGBTIQ+ Nigerians tell how they reacted - [...]
Nollywood actress Eucharia Anunobi spreads homophobic message

Nollywood actress Eucharia Anunobi spreads homophobic message

Veteran Nigerian actress Eucharia Anunobi has joined the list of homop [...]
Acid attack, abuse, HIV, marriage: Qtalk counselors can help

Acid attack, abuse, HIV, marriage: Qtalk counselors can help

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counse [...]
Coming out as gay to my mother brought us closer: Nigerian writer

Coming out as gay to my mother brought us closer: Nigerian writer

Nigerian writer and activist Chisom Peter is excited about how things [...]
Introducing 7 African LGBTQ+ activists working for change

Introducing 7 African LGBTQ+ activists working for change

Vogue Magazine published an article last month profiling seven outstan [...]
Praise for Lil Nas X from gay activist Nigerian priest

Praise for Lil Nas X from gay activist Nigerian priest

Christian critics of singer Lil Nas X should realize that he speaks fo [...]
Two desperate Cameroon refugees’ dangerous trek toward Europe

Two desperate Cameroon refugees’ dangerous trek toward Europe

By the hundreds, gay refugees travel north each year from West and Cen [...]
UN human rights experts oppose Ghana anti-LGBTQ bill

UN human rights experts oppose Ghana anti-LGBTQ bill

Opponents of Ghana's harsh anti-LGBTQ proposal have gained new allies [...]
Ghana’s first openly trans musician fights homophobia with song

Ghana’s first openly trans musician fights homophobia with song

Ghana’s first openly transgender musician has released a song to boost [...]
Qtalk advice about coming out, abortion, HIV, blackmail and betrayal

Qtalk advice about coming out, abortion, HIV, blackmail and betrayal

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counse [...]
Ghana court drops case against 21 LGBT+ activists

Ghana court drops case against 21 LGBT+ activists

A court in Ghana dismissed the case against 21 LGBT+ activists, ruling [...]
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