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“Stop Punishing Gay Nigerians.” – Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama To FG

The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Ignatius Kaigama has said Nigerian government is “wrong” for “punishing” gay Nigerians. Speaking at a press briefing with The Tablet at the Vatican yesterday, the Archbishop stressed that the Catholic Church in Nigeria is opposed to any discrimination of gay people. According to him, after ...

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‘I wrote it because I was angry.’ Chimamanda Adichie Speaks On ‘Unjust’ Anti-Gay Laws, Fashion & Feminism

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is hot right now. The acclaimed author, who is currently promoting her third novel, Americanah, has scored many topnotch interviews, most recently with Michel Martin of NPR News. And with the promotion of the movie adaptation of her second novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, to kick ...

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‘I’m not gay so my son will never be gay” – declares Governor of Bauchi State

Bauchi State Governor Isa Yuguda was a guest on BBC Africa radio show yesterday where he talked about the anti-gay law. He supported the bill and declared that he’s not gay, so none of his sons can be gay. When asked what he would do if any of his sons ...

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WHY CAN’T HE JUST BE LIKE EVERYONE ELSE? – Chimamanda Adichie

This piece, first published in TheScoopng.com, is a very compelling argument penned by a very compelling woman. There have been many things written since the signing of the Nigerian anti-gay bill, some for and some others decrying it. Many more things will be written, I’m sure. In the meantime, here’s ...

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With love, from me

I am not worried about this bill. I am not worried about you, yes, you. No. You will never know. I am the straight boy next door. I laugh with you and you say, “Good morning, neighbour.” I hear you say often to your wahala child, “Don’t you look at ...

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Tobe Writes: GOD IS NOT A DEMOCRAT

 ‘We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers ...

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EVIL HAS NOT MY FACE

Recently, I happened upon an interview on Sunnewsonline, one that has been making its rounds on several blogs. It was a supposed exposé about the lifestyle of a gay man. The interviewee confessed to a lot of things in a dialogue I could clearly see as ludicrous, a calculated tactic ...

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The Things They Say: 168

“I’ve battled depression and won, without the aid of drugs or anyone to talk to about it. Every day is a battle not to give in to depression, a battle that leaves me mentally drained at the end of each day. This new law won’t be allowed to tip the ...

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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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More celebrities speak on the anti-gay law

Amen! – to OAP Gbemi’s prayer. Amen! See Seun Kuti’s opinion after the cut.

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