Homophobic police + homophobic ex-husband = legal troubles for a Nigerian lesbian, as a woman in Lagos learned recently.
Countering the intense homophobia that’s so common in Nigeria, the Nigerian on-air personality Nnamdi Nwabasili, known as N6, has revealed his feelings about homosexuality: He has no problem with gay people living their authentic lives.
Samuel Uchenna, a Nigerian LGBT rights activist whose particular interest is in working with LGBT persons of faith, granted an exclusive interview about how he was expelled from a Christian religious organization because of his firm stand on homosexuality.
Prosper, a young Nigerian man, is scared and in shock after his pictures were published online with accusations that he is gay.
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, …
Nigerian police have dropped charges against two men accused of same-sex intimacy after they spent five months in prison.
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 …
A court in Muslim-majority northern Nigeria imposed seven-year prison terms last month on four men convicted of homosexuality, according to the online news site InformationNG.com. Under Nigerian law, same-sex intimacy is punishable by up to 14 years in prison. Specifics of the arrests were not available.