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London pride urges LGBTI rights for Nigeria

Marchers in London’s pride parade on June 29 urged their homeland, Nigeria, to accept LGBTI people as equals, which includes rejection of the anti-gay law that has passed both the Nigerian House and Senate. This was the scene at the pride parade:

In London's pride parade, marchers from Nigeria called for their country to recognize the human rights  of LGBT people. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
In London’s pride parade, marchers from Nigeria called for their country to recognize the human rights of LGBT people. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)
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Written by Colin Stewart

Colin Stewart is a 45-year journalism veteran living in Southern California. After his retirement from paid newspaper work in 2011, he launched Erasing 76 Crimes and helped with the Spirit of 76 campaign that assembled a multi-national team of 26 LGBTI rights activists to advocate for change during the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., in July 2012. He is the president of the St. Paul’s Foundation for International Reconciliation, which supports LGBTQ+ rights advocacy journalism, including the Erasing 76 Crimes news site and the African Human Rights Media Network. Contact him via Twitter @76crimes or by email at info@76crimes.com. Mailing address: 21 Marseille, Laguna Niguel CA 92677 USA.

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