Tag: Nigeria

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Queer Nigerian singer Matty talks about his new single “You”

Queer Nigerian singer Matty talks about his new single “You”

Up and coming Nigerian singer Matthew Osamudiame Lucky, also known as Matty, has just released a brand new single and has shared everything you need t [...]
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 he never asked for.”   That was the premise of "Orgasm", a short film direct [...]
Film producer overcomes Nigeria’s obstacles to present a tale of gay love

Film producer overcomes Nigeria’s obstacles to present a tale of gay love

As the producer of the upcoming Nigerian film "Orgasm",  Godwin Harrison had to find a path around roadblocks aimed at blocking distribution of LGBT-f [...]
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 health problems while he seeks to clear his name in court. You can help. [...]
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 counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
It’s time to review laws against minorities, Presidential hopeful says

It’s time to review laws against minorities, Presidential hopeful says

Nigerian 2023 presidential aspirant Dorathy Aken’ova, has spoken about the need for Nigeria to re-visit discriminatory laws against marginalized commu [...]
Nigerian employer rejects job seeker outed by closeted gay employee

Nigerian employer rejects job seeker outed by closeted gay employee

A Nigerian man has shared details about how he lost an employment opportunity after he was outed as gay. Such discrimination is common in Nigeria, but [...]
Here’s how to raise a family as an LGBTQ+ person living in Nigeria

Here’s how to raise a family as an LGBTQ+ person living in Nigeria

Being gay in Nigeria is hard, but some LGBTQ+ Nigerians are still eager to start a family.  If you are among them, you should  find the information be [...]
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 viral on social media showing a young Nigerian man humiliated and stripped nake [...]
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 counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
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 -- and how they wished they'd reacted -- when their friends revealed their sexual [...]
New video highlights Nigerian LGBT activists fighting for LGBTIQ+ visibility

New video highlights Nigerian LGBT activists fighting for LGBTIQ+ visibility

Channel 4 News has highlighted Nigerian LGBT human rights activists who are fearlessly stepping out to validate queer existence and visibility in Nige [...]
Nollywood actress Eucharia Anunobi spreads homophobic message

Nollywood actress Eucharia Anunobi spreads homophobic message

Veteran Nigerian actress Eucharia Anunobi has joined the list of homophobic Nigerian celebrities who condemn LGBTIQ+ people. By Mike Daemon [...]
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 counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
Meet the Nigerian teenager using Instagram to boost queer visibility

Meet the Nigerian teenager using Instagram to boost queer visibility

18-year-old Nigerian video creator and Instagram and TikTok influencer @itisbobby is using his platform to highlight relevant queer issues. By [...]
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 have progressed since he came out to his mother as gay. By Mike Daemon [...]
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 outstanding activists fighting to improve LGBTQ+ rights across Africa The articl [...]
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 for millions of gay people, says the Rev. Jide Macaulay, the Nigerian-native gay a [...]
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 counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
Qtalk advice about police extortion, privacy, and telling your partner you have HIV

Qtalk advice about police extortion, privacy, and telling your partner you have HIV

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
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 competition aimed at showcasing and promoting LGBTQ+ musicians in the country. The [...]
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 Nigerian LGBT community, as Twitter was one of the few mass platforms where quee [...]
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 counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
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 online for free on Vimeo. From the African Human Rights Media Network [...]
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 he decided to start an LGBT-inclusive clothing brand. By Mike Daemon [...]
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 counselors via the Qtalk app. (Eleventh in a series) Get a free subscription: K [...]
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 parents' reaction after they stumbled onto his gay porn online. By Mike D [...]
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 life after his release from prison. Get a free subscription: Keep info [...]
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 disappointments of being married to gay men. Get a free subscription: Keep informed [...]
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 city after being disowned by his family because of his sexual orientation. G [...]
Please help save Nigerian LGBTIQ+ online counseling app

Please help save Nigerian LGBTIQ+ online counseling app

Qtalk, an online counseling and social app serving thousands of LGBTIQ+ Nigerians, will be discontinued unless a modest fund drive succeeds. [...]
Nigerian church to anti-gay Americans: You’re not anti-gay enough

Nigerian church to anti-gay Americans: You’re not anti-gay enough

The homophobic Church of Nigeria has scolded its American allies for "toleration of same-sex persons within their fold.” Get a free subscri [...]
Sex video, parents, violence – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Sex video, parents, violence – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app. (Eighth in a series) Subscribe for free. See mo [...]
‘Proudly Gay’ – Popular Nollywood actor comes out as gay

‘Proudly Gay’ – Popular Nollywood actor comes out as gay

Uche Maduagwu, a Nollywood Nigerian actor, recently came out as gay -- to the surprise of many. Subscribe for free. See more from the African Hum [...]
Nigerian gay-themed film will explore homophobia’s impact

Nigerian gay-themed film will explore homophobia’s impact

Gay Nigerians are excitedly anticipating the release of a new Nigerian gay-themed film that will explore the impact of homophobia and other issues tha [...]
Nigeria is about to get its first trans beauty pageant

Nigeria is about to get its first trans beauty pageant

A group of trans women and activists are set to launch what will be Nigeria’s first trans beauty pageant. From the African Human Rights Media [...]
Nigerian gay YouTuber shares his coming out experience

Nigerian gay YouTuber shares his coming out experience

YouTube celebrity and gay advocate Vicwonder got a boost from a GoFundMe funding campaign after coming out as gay to his Nigerian family. He shared hi [...]
Meet the trans group empowering trans women in rural Nigeria

Meet the trans group empowering trans women in rural Nigeria

Despite harsh laws against trans people in Nigeria, a Nigeria-based trans group is courageously working to protect and improve the lives of trans wome [...]
Blackmail, parents, threats – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Blackmail, parents, threats – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app. (Seventh in a series) From the African Human Right [...]
African churches: Why preach love, then imprison gays?

African churches: Why preach love, then imprison gays?

Why do people who preach love every Sunday want people put in prison for what they do in the privacy of their bedrooms? That was one of the questions [...]
#EndSARS: LGBT Nigerians get extra help to cope with crisis

#EndSARS: LGBT Nigerians get extra help to cope with crisis

More than a dozen LGBT Nigerians suffering from violence stirred up by #EndSARS protests have benefited from an emergency community relief program run [...]
Slander, HIV, bias at work – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Slander, HIV, bias at work – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app. (Sixth in a series) From the African Human Rig [...]
Nigerian youth commits suicide after being blackmailed by homophobes

Nigerian youth commits suicide after being blackmailed by homophobes

A young man in Lagos, Nigeria, reportedly committed suicide last week after he was blackmailed by homophobes. From the African Human Rights M [...]
Nigeria gets its first LGBTQ online streaming platform

Nigeria gets its first LGBTQ online streaming platform

Equality Hub, a Nigerian non-profit working to advance the rights of sexual minority women, has just launched a new LGBTQ online streaming platform. [...]
You can help LGBT Nigerians crushed by #EndSARS violence

You can help LGBT Nigerians crushed by #EndSARS violence

Their jobs lost. Their shops looted. Forced to beg in order to eat. LGBT Nigerians are frustrated, depressed, and plunged into poverty by the violence [...]
#EndSARS Crisis: Here’s how to support LGBTIQ+ Nigerians

#EndSARS Crisis: Here’s how to support LGBTIQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians are suffering from violence and economic hardships triggered by the #EndSARS protests that have spread across the country. You can h [...]
Family, blackmail, intersex – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Family, blackmail, intersex – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app. (Fifth in a series) From the African Human Rig [...]
Openly gay Nigerian minister Jide Macaulay now ordained a priest

Openly gay Nigerian minister Jide Macaulay now ordained a priest

U.K.-based British-Nigerian gay minister the Rev. Jide Rebirth Macaulay has been ordained a priest in the Church of England. From the African Hum [...]
Nigeria Diversity Prize picks 15 finalists, including RightsAfrica founder

Nigeria Diversity Prize picks 15 finalists, including RightsAfrica founder

Queer rights activists, journalists, and advocates in the fights against cerebral palsy and autism are among the 15 finalists newly announced by the N [...]
Here’s Nigeria’s first LGBTIQ+ virtual job fair and why you should be a part of it

Here’s Nigeria’s first LGBTIQ+ virtual job fair and why you should be a part of it

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians have a chance to be a part of an upcoming Naija LGBT Virtual Job Fair scheduled for next month. From the African Human Rights M [...]
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