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#HowIResist: A Campaign Dedicated to the Voices and Visibility of the Nigerian LGBT

In a collaborative effort, a number of LGBT young Nigerians came together to lend their voices to a campaign engineered to provide visibility to the Nigerian LGBT community. They are young professionals. They are people in relationships. They are individuals with struggles. They love. They live. And every day of ...

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“I Will Fight For You But…” The Shame Of The LGBT Activist

“I will fight for you. But in return, you must never be free enough to express yourself, lest you offend me. “I am not like you. And while I believe freedom of speech is your prerogative, you must not be able to talk about your lifestyle with the ease and ...

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“When Everybody Is Fighting Everybody, There’s No Progress.” Ifeanyi Orazulike in a new interview

As you all know, the Bisi Alimi Foundation was in Lagos in February to launch “Not Dancing to Their Music”, a report on the impact of homophobia, biphobia and transphobia on the LGBT community in Nigeria. Following the eye-opening panel at the event, Absalom and Pink Panther caught up with ...

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That Write-up About The Kite’s And The Eagle’s Perch

Originally published on Bellanaija.com A lot of gay Nigerians are increasingly stepping into the limelight to campaign for their rights as human beings deserving of respect and peace of mind in their own country. This is a noble and worthwhile pursuit, but it has led a lot of Nigerians to ...

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John Pavlovitz: Why I Won’t Stop Talking About The LGBT Community

This piece, which was penned by my all-time favorite blogger, John Pavlovitz and originally published on johnpavlovitz.com with the title ‘Why I’m Tired of Talking About The LGBT Community… And Why I Won’t Stop’, sums up the exact response that should be tendered before Ifeoluwapo Odedere, the writer on Bellanaija ...

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The shift of the Catholic Church on Gay Issues

Gay rights groups are cautiously cheering a shift in tone from the Catholic Church toward homosexuals, encouraged that Pope Francis’ famous “Who am I to judge?” position has filtered down to bishops debating family issues at a Vatican meeting this week. There is no discussion that church doctrine on homosexuality ...

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Video: Gay Rights Activist Bisi Alimi speaks to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour

The same sex bill recently passed into law in Nigeria has been stirring up a lot of controversies on the international scene and it is probably not going to end soon. Nigerian gay rights activist Bisi Alimi was invited by CNN‘s news correspondent Christiane Amanpour to speak on the issue. ...

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