Tag: Nigeria

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Nigeria’s first lesbian documentary film is finally here

Nigeria’s first lesbian documentary film is finally here

The Equality Hub, a Lagos-based Nigerian human rights non-governmental [...]
Three anti-gay criminals apprehended in Delta State, Nigeria

Three anti-gay criminals apprehended in Delta State, Nigeria

Three members of a group of vicious anti-gay criminals were apprehende [...]
Survey: Nigerians are more accepting of gay people

Survey: Nigerians are more accepting of gay people

Results of a new survey show that more Nigerians are beginning to acce [...]
Defeat in Kenya didn’t reverse gay Africans’ gains

Defeat in Kenya didn’t reverse gay Africans’ gains

Two gay rights advocates see encouraging signs for LGBT+ Africans, eve [...]
Nigeria: Anglican Church ejects 2 priests for homosexuality

Nigeria: Anglican Church ejects 2 priests for homosexuality

The Anglican Church of Nigeria last week expelled two priests whom it [...]
LGBT in West Africa: Arrests, lynchings, discrimination, denial

LGBT in West Africa: Arrests, lynchings, discrimination, denial

West African nations display a mix of mostly abusive responses to LGBT [...]
Nollywood actor Charles Awurum: God will punish gay men and Bobrisky

Nollywood actor Charles Awurum: God will punish gay men and Bobrisky

Popular Nollywood comic actor Charles Awurum has joined the pack of Ni [...]
New libraries are now available for LGBTI Nigerians

New libraries are now available for LGBTI Nigerians

LGBTI persons in Nigeria can now access two computer-equipped librarie [...]
Nigerian lesbian reveals why she will marry a gay man

Nigerian lesbian reveals why she will marry a gay man

Liz, age 35, is under pressure from her family to get married but, as [...]
Gay bishops, not gay spouses, welcome at Anglican meeting

Gay bishops, not gay spouses, welcome at Anglican meeting

Several African churches are protesting the decision by the top Anglic [...]
Activist Nigerian woman worries: More gay men marry women

Activist Nigerian woman worries: More gay men marry women

A Port Harcourt-based women’s rights activist is alarmed over the rate [...]
Nigeria: Free training in media and public speaking

Nigeria: Free training in media and public speaking

The Bisi Alimi Foundation, a Nigerian LGBT diaspora organization, is c [...]
Lagos 57 gay suspect speaks about his arrest and prison time

Lagos 57 gay suspect speaks about his arrest and prison time

A new podcast takes a look at last summer's police raid on a Lagos hot [...]
Stop hating gay people, says Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh

Stop hating gay people, says Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has joined the list of Nigerian celebrit [...]
Mobile counseling + social app for LGBT Nigerians

Mobile counseling + social app for LGBT Nigerians

LGBT+ Nigerians are about to get a new online mobile platform through [...]
8 shocking human rights violations suffered by gay Nigerians

8 shocking human rights violations suffered by gay Nigerians

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs), through its "Human, Not Numbe [...]
Out gay Nigerian prepares online help for others

Out gay Nigerian prepares online help for others

Nigerian gay man Dan Yomi is gearing up to launch an online project th [...]
Rights of 286 LGBT Nigerians violated in 2018, report says

Rights of 286 LGBT Nigerians violated in 2018, report says

Without any protection against anti-gay discrimination in Nigerian law [...]
‘I was almost burnt alive,’ Nigerian trans woman says

‘I was almost burnt alive,’ Nigerian trans woman says

A Nigerian trans woman describes the perils of living in a society whe [...]
6 surprising facts about Nigeria’s anti-gay-marriage law

6 surprising facts about Nigeria’s anti-gay-marriage law

In Nigeria, LGBTQ+ persons still experience discrimination, violence [...]
Blackmailers force Nigerian student to come out to family

Blackmailers force Nigerian student to come out to family

A Nigerian student at Abia State Polytechnic was set up, blackmailed a [...]
Struggling Nigerian musician Waconzy turns to homophobia

Struggling Nigerian musician Waconzy turns to homophobia

Afro-soul Nigerian musician Obinna Kelvin Anyanwu, popularly known as [...]
Lesbian activist loses battle in Nigerian court

Lesbian activist loses battle in Nigerian court

A federal high court in Abuja has dismissed a suit seeking to register [...]
Smartphone maker launches anti-gay campaign in Nigeria

Smartphone maker launches anti-gay campaign in Nigeria

Infinix, one of Africa’s leading smartphone makers, is championing the [...]
Coming Dec. 13: Nigerian conference on rights, sexuality, law

Coming Dec. 13: Nigerian conference on rights, sexuality, law

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is all set to host the fourth [...]
Bobrisky donates to help Lagos 57 gay suspect

Bobrisky donates to help Lagos 57 gay suspect

One of the Lagos 57 gay suspects, Obialor James Brown, has received a [...]
Shock for Nigerian family of student in UK: He’s gay

Shock for Nigerian family of student in UK: He’s gay

Two Nigerian parents are in shock after their son told them in a Whats [...]
Nigerian police seek anti-gay suspects from Black Axe cult

Nigerian police seek anti-gay suspects from Black Axe cult

Nigerian police in Lagos and Enugu are reportedly looking for two anti [...]
Campaign: Block Nigerian hate preacher’s trip to Canada

Campaign: Block Nigerian hate preacher’s trip to Canada

Activists have launched a campaign to stop homophobic Nigerian hate pr [...]
Does Bisi Alimi care about gay Nigerians?

Does Bisi Alimi care about gay Nigerians?

By Mike Daemon Acclaimed Nigerian LGBT rights activist Bisi Alimi h [...]
Nigerian activist aims to take down anti-gay law

Nigerian activist aims to take down anti-gay law

Nigerian LGBT rights activist Edafe Okporo is set to push for the repe [...]
Why I cross-dress. Onyx explains on Nigerian TV

Why I cross-dress. Onyx explains on Nigerian TV

Cross-dressing is frowned upon and condemned as taboo by many Africans [...]
Nigeria: Port Harcourt man ID’d as anti-gay blackmailer

Nigeria: Port Harcourt man ID’d as anti-gay blackmailer

A series of victims have identified a Port Harcourt-based young man as [...]
Gay teen’s mom foils anti-gay blackmail plot

Gay teen’s mom foils anti-gay blackmail plot

Blackmail plans went awry for an anti-gay gang in Nigeria when they ta [...]
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: 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 [...]
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