Category: West Africa

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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 [...]
Audition: New queer music competition launches in Nigeria

Audition: New queer music competition launches in Nigeria

A Nigerian record label has just launched a new music talent competiti [...]
How Nigeria’s Twitter ban shackles the queer community

How Nigeria’s Twitter ban shackles the queer community

The suspension of Twitter in Nigeria has had a negative effect on the [...]
Qtalk advice about grieving, coming out, job discrimination, blackmail

Qtalk advice about grieving, coming out, job discrimination, blackmail

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counse [...]
Anti-gay bill reaches Ghana parliament, boosted by speaker

Anti-gay bill reaches Ghana parliament, boosted by speaker

The speaker of Ghana's parliament has predicted that Ghana will enact [...]
Award-winning Nigerian LGBT-themed film debuts online

Award-winning Nigerian LGBT-themed film debuts online

Nigerian LGBT-themed film Broken Rainbow is now available to stream on [...]
Nigerian teenager launches an LGBT-inclusive fashion brand

Nigerian teenager launches an LGBT-inclusive fashion brand

Daniel Kunke, a 19-year old Nigerian college student, speaks about why [...]
Qtalk advice about depression, parents, divorce, and landlords

Qtalk advice about depression, parents, divorce, and landlords

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counse [...]
After 3-week delay, Ghana releases 21 human rights defenders

After 3-week delay, Ghana releases 21 human rights defenders

After three weeks of detention without trial, a High Court in Ghana gr [...]
Senegal: Anti-gay protesters blame Masons, seek harsher laws

Senegal: Anti-gay protesters blame Masons, seek harsher laws

Anti-gay protesters assembled May 23 in Dakar, Senegal, to burn a [...]
Nigerian gay porn actor surprised by parents’ reaction

Nigerian gay porn actor surprised by parents’ reaction

Ikechukwu, a Lagos-based Nigerian gay man, was overwhelmed by his pare [...]
Ghana protest: 21 people arrested at LGBTQI rights training session

Ghana protest: 21 people arrested at LGBTQI rights training session

LGBTQI rights activists are calling for the release of 21 people arres [...]
Qtalk advice about rape, forced sex, lost lover and more

Qtalk advice about rape, forced sex, lost lover and more

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counse [...]
In hiding, Ghana’s queer activists keep up the fight

In hiding, Ghana’s queer activists keep up the fight

Despite having to flee after the state raided their offices, members o [...]
Life after prison: Young gay Nigerian struggles to adjust

Life after prison: Young gay Nigerian struggles to adjust

A gay young Nigerian man, Adebayo, is having a hard time coping with l [...]
Ghana counselors see business opportunity in anti-gay uproar

Ghana counselors see business opportunity in anti-gay uproar

Some anti-gay counselors and psychologists in Ghana have decided that [...]
Leader of Ghana parliament vows passage of strict anti-LGBTQI bill

Leader of Ghana parliament vows passage of strict anti-LGBTQI bill

The Speaker of Ghana's Parliament declared today (Monday) that parliam [...]
Heterosexual Nigerian women speak out about being married to gay men

Heterosexual Nigerian women speak out about being married to gay men

Five heterosexual Nigerian women reveal the pressures and disappointme [...]
Gay Nigerian teenager gets a new home after being rejected by family

Gay Nigerian teenager gets a new home after being rejected by family

Nigerian gay teenager Bright* is excited about resettling in a new cit [...]
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