Tag: discrimination

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EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] This is a coming out story you’ll definitely want to read

It’s not very often that we have the opportunity to tell a coming out story here on the Sexuality Blog. ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

Opinion: Many are “mad” but few are roaming

by Aigbokhan Emmanuel Stigmatisation and discrimination against the mentally disabled is a practice, albeit dispiriting, that pervades every culture in ...

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EzinneJuly 13, 2017

The Thread: “Isn’t that sign language for I own you”? | Black Twitter celebrates one of its very best moments

This viral video of Aramis Ayala, Florida’s first and only black elected state attorney, being pulled over by white police ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 13, 2017

Opinion: The inhumanity of Microsoft Word

by Idowu Joshua Words, like human beings, hate to be discriminated against. This is because they, like human beings also, ...

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EditorJuly 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Your shoulders are sexual and inappropriate, according to the US Congress

Imagine walking into a room, one of the most important rooms into your entire country. In the very next room ...

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ToluJanuary 9, 2017

#Impact365: “Can you date an albino?” | OAM Foundation commits to ending the discrimination against persons living with albinism

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you see an albino in these parts? Queer, deformed, ill or ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 1, 2016

Meet the Nigerian man who match-makes HIV patients looking for love

by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani ABUJA, August 1 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sitting in his dimly-lit office in the Nigerian capital ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 14, 2016

Senate passes law kicking against discrimination of persons with disabilities

The Senate on Wednesday July 13, 2016 passed for its third and final reading the ‘Discrimination Against Persons With Disabilities ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 6, 2014

Kelvin Erhonsele: Workplace Discrimination and the Law (Y! Legal)

by Kevin Erhonsele Discrimination often occurs when a person is treated less favourably than other people because of a protected ...

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July 23, 2014

Nana Nwachukwu explains why affirmative action is unconstitutional in Nigeria (Y! Legal)

by Nana Nwachukwu We are not fighting the right fight. We have held on to old ways of doing the ...

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March 24, 2014

Opinion: A critique of the Osu caste system in Igboland

by Emmanuel Okonkwo The Constitution frowns at any discrimination of a person on grounds of the person’s community, ethnicity, place ...

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January 18, 2014

Opinion: Nigeria’s anti-gay law is a crime against reason

by Ebenezer Obadare There are many reasons why every right-thinking person should oppose this law. Months after it was passed ...

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November 16, 2013

The Veil of Silence: TIERs for a society against sexual discrimination (WATCH)

by Akan Ido The human rights movement in Nigeria has undergone a lot of changes in the past few decades. ...

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November 9, 2013

Opinion: My horrible experience being a Nigerian in India

by Adedeji Odundun The discrimination is getting too much in some parts of the world, on any other day, things ...

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August 18, 2013

Terrible: Egyptian Islamists attack christian churches

After torching a Franciscan school, Islamists paraded three nuns on the streets like “prisoners of war” before a Muslim woman ...

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June 28, 2013

Pound of flesh: Woman fired after donating a kidney to help her ailing boss sues for discrimination

Deborah Stevens is suing a former employer, who she says didn’t accommodate her after she developed post-operative complications from donating ...

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May 29, 2013

100,000 Christians are killed every year for their faith – Vatican official

Around 100,000 Christians are killed every year around the world because of their faith according to a top Vatican official. Monsignor ...

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May 21, 2013

Fisayomi Eko-Davies: Why religion can’t save you (Y! Superblogger)

If we all are of the same race, religion and family, would discrimination cease to exist? Wouldn’t you love if ...

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March 7, 2013

2 men, both 19, are the youngest black gay married couple in America (SNAPSHOT, WATCH)

The Scoop Entertainment believes that David Harris and Tre’Darrius Anderson of Memphis, Tenn. are the youngest black gay married couple in America. ...

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February 6, 2013

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network is sued for gender and pregnancy discrimination

A woman named Carolyn Hommel is a former employee of Oprah Winfrey’s (pictured) OWN television station. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hommel ...

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November 13, 2012

TICKER: Is discriminating against gay people the same as racism? Join the debate

Phil Snider of Brentwood Christian Church surprised fellow Christians at a city council meeting when he suggested that Black segregation ...

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November 5, 2012

Adaobi Okwy: Why I used to want to be a boy (Y! Superblogger)

It is a tough world for today’s woman even though I have learned to love and appreciate my own womanhood ...

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October 24, 2012

The wages of porn: Posh wedding hotel refuses to host wedding of adult TV star

by Rachel Ogbu A five star hotel based in Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom turned away adult TV star and glamour model, ...

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September 22, 2012

Who wins? President Jonathan sued by young lawyer over FG’s YOUWIN program

by Stanley Azuakola What’s a good government initiative without a splash of controversy? The Federal Government’s decision to restrict the ...

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April 24, 2012

United, we Fight – See Photos from the Lagos Aids Walk

What: Lagos Aids Walk When: 21 April 2012 Where: Lagos Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa

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April 10, 2012

Hello Africa! The Mr. Gay World pageant comes to the Motherland

by Hauwa Gambo   While Nigeria ponders the existential question of whether or not gays should be allowed to walk the ...

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March 31, 2012

Femi Owolabi: What to do with our differences as Nigerians?

 Remember this country belongs to all of us; we must therefore crave for a platform that strengthens the national integration ...

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