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Lagos Assembly comes against proposed transgender programme on DSTV

Culled from The Punch The Lagos State House of Assembly has opposed a transgender television show titled I am Jazz, which is set to air on TLC, a channel on DSTV. The state’s legislative arm said the television show, which is about the life of a transgender boy, was capable ...

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Italian priest justifies paedophilia but thinks homosexuality is unacceptable

An Italian priest has justified paedophilia in the clergy on live TV while blaming children “who seek affection” for tempting adults. Don Gino Flaim, 75, of the diocese of Trento in Northern Italy, has been removed from his position and banned from preaching since his comments were aired on the ...

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Westboro Baptist Church’s Response to Kim Davis Was Unexpected

Buy some ice skates… Hell has frozen over. The hate-mongering organization known as Westboro Baptist Church has come out of the closet with its disapproval of the antigay Rowan county clerk Kim Davis. Davis, an Apostolic Christian who has been married four times to three different men, is in violation ...

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Shutdown of Churches in Lagos Over Noisy Worship

Authorities in Lagos have shut down churches across the city after a glut of complaints over noisy worship. The chaotic megacity’s environmental protection department said it had sealed off 22 premises on Wednesday after receiving dozens of calls a day, according to newspaper reports. Neighbours of one church – Jesus ...

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Buhari Says the US Is Aiding and Abetting Boko Haram

President Buhari says that the US is ‘aiding and abetting’ terror group Boko Haram by refusing to supply arms to Nigeria. A US law called the Leahy Law prevents the US government from selling arms to countries which fail to tackle human rights abuses. President Buhari made the accusation while ...

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Preacher says US Supreme Court justices were ‘blackmailed’ by their secret gay lovers

A New York preacher has claimed that the US Supreme Court only voted in favour of same-sex marriage because the justices were “blackmailed” by their supposed gay lovers. The highest court in the US ruled last month that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right, helping to bring equal marriage to ...

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Mozambique decriminalises LGBT relationships

Mozambique has decriminalized homosexuality in its new penal code, making it one of a few African countries where same-sex relationships are legal. The revised code drops a colonial-era clause outlawing “vices against nature”. There were no prosecutions under that clause but rights activists have said this change is a symbolic ...

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The Princess Of North Sudan? Disney To Make Movie Based On Man Who Claimed African Land For Daughter

Last year, a Virginia man, Jeremiah Heaton made viral news after he shared on social media that he bought his daughter a “kingdom” in Africa for her birthday. The land Heaton claimed is Bir Tawil, a desert land between Egypt and Sudan. Heaton supposedly claimed this land by placing his ...

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Blue and Black or White and Gold? Scientists Weigh In On The Case Of That Dress

You have GOT to be KIDDING ME! Yes, “The Dress” has made the news again, but now it’s taken a scientific turn. Three papers on the is-it-gold-and-white-or-is-it-blue-and-black debate have been published in the recent issue of the journal, Current Biology. “When The Dress first came out and was shown to ...

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit By Nebraska Woman Suing Homosexuals On Behalf Of Jesus

A federal judge has dismissed a woman’s lawsuit which she filed against all gay people, for Jesus’ sake. The Christian woman from Nebraska last week filed a lawsuit against the entire group of “homosexuals” in America, in her role as Ambassador for the plaintiffs, namely, “God, and His, Son, Jesus ...

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