Category: West Africa

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65 places to avoid, 11 steps to take if you are gay in Nigeria

65 places to avoid, 11 steps to take if you are gay in Nigeria

Here's a quick guide to avoiding the blackmail, extortion and other vi [...]
Fear disrupts birthday party hosted by gay man in Lagos

Fear disrupts birthday party hosted by gay man in Lagos

A birthday party the a gay man organized July 22 in Lagos Island did n [...]
Nigeria: 100+ youths face homosexuality charges in court

Nigeria: 100+ youths face homosexuality charges in court

Over 100 young persons who were arrested in Asaba, Nigeria, and allege [...]
Nigeria: Police arrest over 100 alleged gay and lesbians

Nigeria: Police arrest over 100 alleged gay and lesbians

Nigerian police have arrested more than 100 party-goers at a hotel in [...]
Nigeria’s first LGBT-focused talk show is here!

Nigeria’s first LGBT-focused talk show is here!

Two Nigerians, Chijioke Okoli and Cisi Eze, popularly known as CJ and [...]
Nigeria: Benue State legislators pass anti-gay bill

Nigeria: Benue State legislators pass anti-gay bill

The rights of sexual minorities in Nigeria are increasingly at risk, a [...]
Nigerians take to the streets to protest LGBTI killings

Nigerians take to the streets to protest LGBTI killings

A group of brave Nigerians took to the street yesterday to say enough [...]
IDAHOT day: Festivities but homophobic hate too

IDAHOT day: Festivities but homophobic hate too

Celebrations, awards and inspiring statements marked today's Internati [...]
Homophobes of the Week: Cameroon’s baton-swinging police

Homophobes of the Week: Cameroon’s baton-swinging police

Gendarmes in Cameroon won the dishonor of being selected as Homophobes [...]
Nigeria: Man facing homosexuality charges languishes in prison

Nigeria: Man facing homosexuality charges languishes in prison

Sick and abandoned, a 26-year-old Nigerian man has been locked up in a [...]
Homophobe of the Week: whipping advocate Irwandi Yusuf

Homophobe of the Week: whipping advocate Irwandi Yusuf

Indonesian politician Irwandi Yusuf is the recipient of the Homophobe [...]
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