Category: Non-binary Blog

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 23, 2020

Pope Francis’ stance on same-sex marriage has got the world spinning | #NonBinary #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi Pope Francis is currently making headlines around the world because of statements he made about same-sex couples ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 23, 2020

Patriarchal erasure culture : Would Nigeria forget the role women played in the #EndSARS protests? | #NonBinary

by Adewale Alabi The #EndSARS/#EndSWAT protests saw a lot of women step up; rallying their peers on and off the ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 21, 2020

#EndSARS: What DJ Switch’s courage signals for other Nigerian Women | #YNaijaEndSARSupdates #NonBinary #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi On Tuesday the 20th of October 2020, the Nigerian army opened fire on peaceful protesters at the ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 21, 2020

Safe House Nigeria comes to the rescue of stranded LGBTQ+ #EndSARS protesters | #NonBinary #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi A lot of queer Nigerians encounter homophobic prejudice from family members and their community when they put ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaOctober 20, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdate: Nigeria’s kick against #QueerNigerianLivesMatter indicates it is not ready to end homophobia | #NonBinary #Intersectional

When the Feminist Coalition released a series of tweets supporting the #QueerNigerianLivesMatter movement, the Nigerian Twitter space literally turned on ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 19, 2020

#NonBinary: Segalink declares homophobic stance in one tweet | #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi Nigerian activist, Segun Awosanya seems to be clear on the fact that he is not a fan ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 18, 2020

The Feminist Coalition comes out in support of #QueerNigerianLivesMatter, Nigerians react | #NonBinary

by Adewale Alabi The #EndSARS/#EndSWAT protests have seen a lot of unconventional thoughts and ideology come to the forefront and ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 17, 2020

#NonBinary: Queer protesters are back on the streets of Abuja | #Intersectional

by Adewale Alabi How does the old saying go again? What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, right? Well, that ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 16, 2020

Analyzing Segalink’s battles with the ‘occult group’ known as the Feminist Coalition

by Adewale Alabi The #EndSARS/#EndSWAT agitation is not new. The call for an end to the impunity by the rogue ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 16, 2020

A look at religion’s slow response to the #EndSARS protests

by Adewale Alabi If you walked into the den called ‘Religion in Nigeria’, you may be surprised to realise that ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 15, 2020

‘Panic Cards’ do the trick for mental health issues and Mentally Aware Nigeria is leading this | #EndSWAT

by Adewale Alabi The #EndSWAT protests in Nigeria is taking quite a lot of twists and turns. It is now ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 15, 2020

#QueerNigerianLivesMatter: Here’s why Mathew Blaise’s video chanting “Queer Lives Matter” is iconic

by Adewale Alabi In the midst of ‘chaos’, history can be made. This was proven by the brave, young Nigerian, ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 15, 2020

The Feminist Coalition’s level of accountability puts FG to shame | #EndSWAT

by Adewale Alabi All through the #EndSARS peaceful protests currently taking place across the nation, one group has stood out ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 14, 2020

#QueerNigerianlivesmatter: Queer Nigerians should not also be afraid of fellow ‘peaceful’ protesters

The #EndSARS protest which has swept through the nation was triggered by the cultural brutality, extortion and murderous nature of ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 14, 2020

The patriarchy may just be trying to erase the role Nigerian women have played in the #EndSWAT protest

by Adewale Alabi The #EndSARS nationwide protest has shown that Nigerian youth are not the docile bunch some of the ...

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Op-Ed EditorOctober 14, 2020

#EndSWAT: Has the Feminist Coven finally bewitched Nigerians?

by Adewale Alabi Has everyone noticed how FK Abudu and Kiki Mordi who are mostly given the “controversial” tag seem ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 11, 2020

#EndSARSprotests, Elisha Abbo’s court appeal, women getting harassed at protests and other things that happened this week

With each new week, the internet gives us a new reason to talk, to be privy to recent developments, and ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 10, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: 10 tweets we absolutely loved this week

Every week, we compile the best tweets that revolve around the themes of mental and emotional health, sexuality, gender, special ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 9, 2020

N50m Compensation Appeal: Does Elisha Abbo understand the gravity of his actions or he just doesn’t care?

News making the round yesterday revealed that Elisha Abbo, the lawmaker representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, that was caught on ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 3, 2020

Elisha Abbo’s victim finds justice in court, women are most certainly not marching against SARS brutality and other things that happened this week

With each new week, the internet gives us a new reason to talk, to be privy to recent developments, and ...

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Nelson C.JOctober 2, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: 10 tweets we absolutely loved this week

Every week, we compile the best tweets that revolve around the themes we explore on the blog. Here are some ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 30, 2020

Burna Boy vs Sowore: What are the limits to a Nigerian celebrity’s activism?

The recent virtual exchange between Afrobeats star Burna Boy and revolutionary politician Omoyele Sowore has sparked off a range of ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 12, 2020

#DrFunmiNoVex is one other reason why we must stand against false rape accusations

With organizations like the Stand to End Rape (STER), the Mirabel Centre, WARIF and others, the issue of sexual violence ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 12, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: 10 tweets we loved this week

Every week, we round up the best tweets revolving around the themes we explore on the blog. Here are the ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 10, 2020

Lagos residents pay less attention to their mental health and it’s a ticking time bomb

Lagos. Nigeria’s commercial center. That’s it. Maybe we should go from here, but when we remember why our mental health ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 9, 2020

This is what we should focus on in debates of queer people found in heterosexual relationships

In Nigeria, the topic of sexuality is usually met with deafening silence. Rarely does it enter into the realm of ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 9, 2020

See 4 other myths standing in the way of queer liberation

Homophobia has been passed down from generation to generation using unfounded claims and myths. Last week, we covered 5 myths ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 9, 2020

Why Nigerians needs to rethink their stance on homophobia

“They say I use pampers because I’m gay,” a gay man recounts to the Bisi Alimi Foundation in 2017. “They ...

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Nelson C.JSeptember 8, 2020

On #AcquitThe57 and why social media is still the strongest ally for queer Nigerians

About two weeks ago, The Initiative For Equal Rights kick-started a campaign geared at raising awareness around the 57 young ...

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Ifeanyi OgboSeptember 8, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Here’s how we can curb the epidemic of suicide

“Did you really want to die?” “No one commits suicide because they want to die.” “Then why do they do ...

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