3 arrests in Morocco for clothes that are ‘too feminine’
Middle East / North Africa

3 arrests in Morocco for clothes that are ‘too feminine’

Police in Sidi Ali Ben Hamdouch, in the Meknès region of Morocco, recently arrested three men on charges of homosexuality and wearing “clothes that resemble those of women.” Activists at the Akaliyat collective, which combats discrimination against sexual and religious minorities, denounced the arrests. Witnesses at the scene said there was “no reason” for the … Continue reading

Nigerian media, stop ruining LGBTI lives with biased coverage
Africa

Nigerian media, stop ruining LGBTI lives with biased coverage

NoStrings, the publisher of podcasts and articles providing a voice for LGBTI Nigerians, has spoken out against the typically shoddy and homophobic coverage of LGBTI news by Nigerian journalists.  This is the statement from NoStrings: On behalf of LGBTI Nigerians, NoStrings condemns the unprofessional and unethical journalistic methods used by the Nigerian mainstream media in … Continue reading

Anti-LGBT group expands from U.S. to Nigeria
Africa

Anti-LGBT group expands from U.S. to Nigeria

The homophobic American anti-LGBT organization MassResistance has opened a branch in Nigeria. The Massachusetts-based activists, listed as an anti-LGBT hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, spouts the usual anti-gay line, linking pedophilia to homosexuality, claiming that LGBT people endanger children, accusing Western government of spreading homosexuality, and alleging that LGBT people “recruit” children. Continue reading