Tag Archives: Nigeria

New W. African interfaith group fights anti-LGBTI bias

Progressive faith leaders and activists from West Africa have joined forces to work to end anti-LGBTI bias in the region and seek “a world governed by respect and dignity.” The new Interfaith Diversity Network of West Africa (IDNoWA) includes members … Continue reading

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Nigerian police save 2 alleged homosexuals from being killed

Police in Enugu have rescued two men accused of being homosexuals from a mob who almost lynched them to death at Coal camp in Enugu. The incident is said have happened in Enugu on the 17th of July, and the … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Feminine man provokes police raid

Police last weekend raided a celebration in Nigeria’s northwestern region in an attempt to break up a reported “gay wedding.” The owner of the wedding venue was reportedly arrested, but police on Monday acknowledged that the raid was based on … Continue reading

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3 musicians challenge anti-LGBT hate in Africa

Three courageous African musicians recently spoke to NoStrings about their personal struggles and their use of music to combat homophobia in Africa, despite strong oppositions and death threats. The three musicians who spoke to NoStrings are Mista Majah P, an … Continue reading

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Nigeria: Coming out is valuable, but I wish I hadn’t

Seun Idris, a Nigerian University undergraduate, spoke to the LGBTIQ podcast NoStrings about his coming out as gay on Facebook, and what happened then. Please tell us about yourself as a gay man living in Nigeria. I am a nervous … Continue reading

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‘My journey as a transgender Nigerian’

Rizi Timane, a Nigerian-born transgender life coach, singer/songwriter and author, now naturalized in the United States, speaks about his life and struggles as a transgender person. Rizi Timane was assigned female at birth, but at age 8 he came to … Continue reading

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New hotline is for LGBT Nigerians seeking help

Mike Daemon, the founder and host of the NoStrings podcasts and NoStringsNG website, announces the launch of a hotline for LGBT Nigerians: NoStrings launches its official hotline for LGBT Nigerians Good news everyone! Here at NoStrings, we believe that all … Continue reading

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