The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs), a leading human rights NGO in Nigeria, is working on a project to document the life histories and experiences of queer men in Nigeria.
Another venturesome LGBT-themed movie has emerged from homophobic Nigeria.
In the face of serious homophobia, Nigerian LGBT activist Unoma Azuah and her queer friend Michelle Omas are collecting LGBTQ-themed poems from interested Nigerians for their new publication.
A Nigerian man, Tochukwu JohnKingsley, is reportedly on the run to save his life after he was allegedly abducted, beaten, blackmailed and described as gay after he failed to pay his abductors a ransom.
Official poster for the live show A U.S./Nigerian LGBT-focused online radio show titled “The Real LGBT Lives” is set to explore the complex and controversial issue of homosexuality and God. Moji Solar-Percy, a U.S.-based Nigerian talk show host, will discuss the issue with the Rev. Jide Macaulay, the gay Nigeria-born founder of House of Rainbow, …
An online petition expresses the outrage of the LGBT community in Nigeria about a supposedly comic video that promotes and encourages violent hate crimes against homosexuals.
The Nigerian LGBT advocacy site NoStringsNG is planning an audio documentary on what lesbian, gay or bisexual Nigerians undergo in their daily lives. Here is the appeal for submissions:
Nigerian media have reported that a middle-aged man was killed in Abuja in a confrontation with youths seeking to kill his gay older brother. The truth of the reports has not been established. The Daily Trust news website first reported the story, but added that a Federal Capital Territory police spokesman was unaware of the …
It’s too bad that so many Nigerians believe the sort of nonsense packed into a recent article in the Nigerian magazine Realityz. The article is titled “Sure cure for homosexuality and lesbianism.” The baseless article is written by one Sophilia Obire, who clearly does not even understand what it means to be gay. For starters, …
An anti-gay potion, prayers, probing questions, counseling and psychiatry were the techniques that a Nigerian mother was offered for an attempt to “cure” her son, John, of his homosexuality.