Tag: Sexuality

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Nigerian trans woman seeks justice; magistrate warns perpetrator

Nigerian trans woman seeks justice; magistrate warns perpetrator

By Mike Daemon In a recent case at a Lagos magistrate court, a Nigerian trans woman sought justice against a man who assaulted and robbed her. [...]
Nigerian celebrity Uti urges women to stop bullying gay men

Nigerian celebrity Uti urges women to stop bullying gay men

COMMENTARY Renowned Nigerian actor, TV presenter, model, and musician Uti Nwachukwu recently took to Instagram to shed light on the reasons beh [...]
Nigerian gay and trans people speak their truth in heated debate

Nigerian gay and trans people speak their truth in heated debate

In a recent passionate debate, a Nigerian gay man and a transgender woman courageously shared their perspectives. Issues pertaining to homosexu [...]
Nigerian bisexual man, accused of murder, gets help from Qtalk counselor

Nigerian bisexual man, accused of murder, gets help from Qtalk counselor

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 [...]
New MultiChoice TV series tells the Nigerian gay love story as it is

New MultiChoice TV series tells the Nigerian gay love story as it is

A recently released Nigerian telenovela by MultiChoice seems to have gotten everything right in telling a Nigerian gay love story. COMMENTARY [...]
Qtalk: Bisexual man wants to save his relationship with his lover

Qtalk: Bisexual man wants to save his relationship with his lover

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 [...]
Here’s an empowering new song by a queer Nigerian singer

Here’s an empowering new song by a queer Nigerian singer

The queer-focused Nigerian music recording company LIFFE Music has just released an empowering new song by one of its signed acts. To get ema [...]
Qtalk: Nigerian gay man struggles to gain access to his son after breakup

Qtalk: Nigerian gay man struggles to gain access to his son after breakup

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 [...]
‘Gay people are more than their lifestyle choices’, Nigerian author declares

‘Gay people are more than their lifestyle choices’, Nigerian author declares

Nigerian author Timi Waters explains the importance of including queer characters in Nigerian literature. To get email notices of new articles, [...]
Qtalk: Gay man married to a woman seeks advice for divorce

Qtalk: Gay man married to a woman seeks advice for divorce

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 [...]
Here’s how a UK-based organization is promoting LGBT social inclusion in Africa

Here’s how a UK-based organization is promoting LGBT social inclusion in Africa

Recognizing the lack of social inclusion of LGBT people in many parts of Africa, the advocacy organization Living Free UK is determined to fill that g [...]
“LGBT people have the right to be on screen,” Nollywood actor says

“LGBT people have the right to be on screen,” Nollywood actor says

Nollywood actor Kelly Joseph has spoken about the need for LGBTIQ+ inclusion and positive representation in Nollywood. By Mike Daemon In a c [...]
Qtalk: Trans woman feels frustration finding a relationship

Qtalk: Trans woman feels frustration finding a relationship

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 [...]
Popular celebrities who are inspiring queer liberation in Nigeria

Popular celebrities who are inspiring queer liberation in Nigeria

Popular Nigerian celebrities' styles and art forms are helping to dispel myths and taboos about sexual orientation and gender identity. Fro [...]
Qtalk: Bisexual man struggles to sustain relationships with women

Qtalk: Bisexual man struggles to sustain relationships with women

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 [...]
Three strategies to survive being LGBTIQ+ in Nigeria

Three strategies to survive being LGBTIQ+ in Nigeria

Nigeria’s discriminatory laws against LGBTQI+ people continue to have a huge negative impact on the lives of LGBTIQ+ folks living in the country. L [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
#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 [...]
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 [...]
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