Tag Archives: Nigeria

Podcast seeks help telling stories of LGBTIQ Nigerians

No Strings, the Nigerian LGBTIQ podcast, is seeking support for its efforts to maintain and expand its coverage of the lives of the persecuted sexual minorities of Nigeria. In a fundraising campaign on the Generosity crowdfunding site, No Strings founder … Continue reading

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Bisexuals in Nigeria: ‘We are not cheats!’

Do bisexuals think that they are better than gay and lesbian people? That’s one of the questions tackled in the latest episode of No Strings, the Nigerian LGBTIQ podcast. Other questions addressed there are: Are bisexuals confused? Are there bisexuals … Continue reading

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Uganda and Nigeria: 2 sexual encounters, 3 arrests

Online news sites reported three recent arrests in Nigeria and Uganda on charges of violating their nations’ anti-homosexuality laws. The accounts have not been independently verified, but the Ugandan story is accompanied by a photo of the defendant’s official bail … Continue reading

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Archbishop of Canterbury to LGBTI community: Sorry!

The Archbishop of Canterbury apologized today to the LGBTI community for the “hurt and pain” caused by the Anglican Church. Facing protesters, particularly those from Africa, was a reminder of the “pain and suffering of many LGBTI people around the … Continue reading

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Anglicans discipline Episcopalians over same-sex marriage

Leaders of the Anglican Communion have voted to discipline The Episcopal Church of the United States for accepting marriage equality. The decision comes under pressure from anti-gay Anglican leaders of the churches in Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya. However, the anti-Episcopal … Continue reading

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Canterbury rally to Anglican leaders: Listen to LGBTI people

African LGBTI activists, church members and their supporters are organizing a trip to Canterbury, England, tomorrow to deliver a message to Anglican Church leaders who are meeting there: Africans urge Anglican primates to listen to LGBTI people Date: Friday 15/01/2016 … Continue reading

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‘Barbaric’ Anglican schism would not threaten LGBTI progress

Observers and members of the worldwide Anglican Communion, comprising churches that trace their roots back to the Church of England, are watching to see whether the Communion, representing a total of 85 million Christians, will break apart this week over … Continue reading

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