In Nigeria, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) persons continue to suffer persecution and extreme violence. The reason is the nation’s intense homophobia, generated by repressive religious beliefs, an intolerant culture and harsh laws […]
In Nigeria, LGBTQ+ persons still experience discrimination, violence and even death — human rights abuses that are largely fueled by the harsh homophobic laws against homosexuality. From the African Human Rights Media Network By Mike […]
A Nigerian student at Abia State Polytechnic was set up, blackmailed and forced to come out to his family following threats from the blackmailers. By Mike Daemon Chigozie (names changed), a student in his early […]
Liberia legislators are considering proposals to tighten the country’s laws against same-sex intimacy.
Afro-soul Nigerian musician Obinna Kelvin Anyanwu, popularly known as Waconcy, is trying to revive his musical career by promoting homophobia. He has condemned gays and lesbians, saying that they have nothing to offer but HIV.
A federal high court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking to register a lesbian advocacy organization in Nigeria.
Infinix, one of Africa’s leading smartphone makers, is championing the fight against homosexuality and lesbianism in Nigeria.
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.