Tag: LGBT+

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Ado AminuApril 12, 2021

On family | The LGBT+ experience

Social ostracism is perhaps the strongest tool in the arsenal of exclusionary societies. It says, “If you do this or ...

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Ado AminuApril 6, 2021

The ache of silence | Intimate partner violence in LGBT+ relationships

It is an open secret that the laws against same-sex relationships notwithstanding LGBT+ people find ways to love in Nigeria. ...

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Ado AminuMarch 31, 2021

Trans Day of Visibility | What it means to live and love as a transwoman in Nigeria (A true story)

In celebration of Trans Day of Visibility, we interviewed transfeminist activist, Somi, on what it is like to live and ...

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Ado AminuMarch 26, 2021

The selective activism of Nigerian celebrities has been called to question, thanks to Lil Nas X

If you haven’t heard of the latest video from openly gay American rapper, Lil Nas X, by now then that ...

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Ado AminuMarch 19, 2021

3 LGBT+ Nigerians share what inspired them to come out of the closet

Human beings have an ever expanding list of wants, these things vary from person to person and more often than ...

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Op-Ed EditorMarch 17, 2021

Exploring gender through the viewpoint of Igbo Spirituality

by Obinna Tony-Francis Ochem There is a story told of Area Scatter, a crossdresser who played an ornamental thumb piano ...

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Ado AminuMarch 3, 2021

‘Human rights violation of the LGBT+:’ Are you playing your part?

“I don’t have a problem with gay people, just don’t bring that thing near me.” This is a go-to comeback ...

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Ado AminuFebruary 9, 2021

Gay Rights for all | US Government memorandum on global LGBT+ rights could backfire

One of the bitterly memorable legacies of the Donald Trump presidency was his alignment with the Christian Right – even ...

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