Tag: gay

DamilolaNovember 22, 2023

Olumide Makanjuola speaks on People’s right to be themselves on #WithChude

My dear friend, Olumide Makanjuola recently launched his first book, published by Cassava Republic and co-authored with the novelist, Jude ...

YNaijaApril 27, 2023

The Counter-Culture Blog: Why Gay Men Will Not Stop Marrying Straight Women | The Painful Reality of Mixed-Orientation Marriages

As society progresses towards greater acceptance and understanding of LGBTQ+ individuals, it’s easy to assume that the practice of gay ...

YNaijaDecember 1, 2022

BBNaija’s Deji loses cool over gay rumours, dumps lover Chichi

Deji Morafa, who rose to fame on Big Brother Naija, has addressed the rumors that have been circulating about him. ...

YNaijaNovember 9, 2022

Femi Fani-Kayode outs Dino Melaye as “Gay” in latest clash

Femi Fani Kayode, who used to be the Minister of Aviation and is also known as FFK, has said that ...

YNaijaOctober 9, 2022

Former Real Madrid Goalkeeper Iker Casillas comes out as gay

Iker Casillas, a legend for Real Madrid and Spain, seems to have confirmed that he is gay. If this is ...

EditorJune 7, 2021

#PrideMonth: Introducing ‘Loving in Colour – The Heart of Defiance’ | A #YNaijaSpecial

By Ayodele Olofintuade When Non-binary writer, Ado Aminu approached me to collaborate with YNaija to curate this year’s Pride Month ...

Ado AminuMarch 19, 2021

3 LGBT+ Nigerians share what inspired them to come out of the closet

Human beings have an ever expanding list of wants, these things vary from person to person and more often than ...

Ado AminuMarch 14, 2021

Benevolent patriarchy, sexual assault | Non-binary tweets we saw this week on Nigeria Twitter

As public discourse in Nigeria continues to find its way to topics hitherto considered taboo, we continue to document it. ...

Ado AminuMarch 3, 2021

The list outing Nigerian male celebrities hurts both heterosexual and LGBTQ people

A list of gay/bisexual men in Nigeria, compiled by self-styled investigative journalist known only as Queen Aisha, has made the ...

Ado AminuFebruary 27, 2021

Fatphobia, male centering | Top non-binary tweets we saw from Nigeria this week

Conversations along the themes of the non-binary blog, while sometimes few and far between, continue. We compiled some of the ...

Ado AminuFebruary 16, 2021

In search of God: The place of Gay Christians in Christendom

When writer and curator, Nelson C. J., went in search of church as a queer Nigerian, he found something that ...

Ado AminuFebruary 10, 2021

Why are you gay? | A crash course on human sexuality

“Why are you gay?” That is a popular question that informed a meme that originated in Uganda. A curious interviewer ...

Ado AminuJanuary 26, 2021

Nigeria’s selective aversion to gay aesthetics hurts only the poor

Painted nails. Vibrant lipstick. A head full of richly coloured hair. These are features the average Nigerian won’t look twice ...

Ado AminuJanuary 22, 2021

‘I am Gay AF:’ More than anything else, Nigerian parents should be bothered about the shame of terrible parenting

“Yes I am Gay AF ??” That’s the caption under a topless image posted by Bolu Okupe on his Instagram ...

Ado AminuJanuary 12, 2021

You can hate LGBT without inciting violence on the community

Few human groups are as talked about, dissected, vilified and dismissed nowadays as the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and other ...

Bernard DayoJune 5, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: A glossary of relevant queer related terms

Ally – A person who supports and advocates for LGBTQ rights and equality. This person is usually cisgender and heterosexual. ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 23, 2018

Ghana has ‘convinced’ 400 gay and lesbian people to join a gay conversion camp

It seems Nigeria’s obsession with controlling the lives of LGBT people is finally spreading to its neighbours. This is something ...

Bernard DayoJune 23, 2018

Pascal Atuma has spilled the tea on gay Nollywood but it’s not piping hot

“SHOCKER: Filmmaker Says You can’t Make It in Nollywood if You’re not a Prostitute,” reads the headline from The Cable ...

EzinneOctober 30, 2017

The Thread: “You are a predator” “Sick fu_k; equating being gay with molesting children” | Twitter skins Kevin Spacey alive

Another Hollywood personality is on the hook for sexually assaulting a minor. In 1986, Kevin Spacey  “invited Anthony Rapp over ...

EditorSeptember 23, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 23rd of September

Read the full stories and analyses on YNaija: [The Sexuality Blog] Watch the ‘gay’ side of life in Nigeria according ...

EditorSeptember 5, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Surprising no one, another homophobic bishop gets caught having gay sex

At this point in the game, it is literally expected that when a person does protest too much about the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 7, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] The Police has some questions to answer on the 42 alleged homosexuals

The Lagos State government on August 03, 2017, arraigned 42 individuals before a magistrate court on a one-count charge bordering ...

EditorAugust 5, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 5th of August

Read the full stories and analyses on: Northern youth, Igbo leaders set up committee on quit notice Lagos arraigns, remands ...

EditorJuly 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] LGBTQ and need someone to talk to? TIERS is here to help you

As an LGBTQ person in a place like Nigeria where presenting the right public face can be the difference between ...

EditorJuly 13, 2017

[The Church Blog] The man who wrote the Message Bible says: Homosexuality is not wrong

Are you a Christian? If, yes, then you have most likely come across The Message Bible. The Bible’s author, Eugene ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 11, 2017

Gay Muslims make history, get married in the UK

Proposing to his husband, Sean Rogan in 2016, Jahed Choudhury said they are hoping “to show the whole world that you ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] As another gay orgy scandal erupts in the Vatican, is it time we addressed homosexuality in the Catholic church?

If you’ve been following the news then you’ll know that recently, the Vatican police, after being alerted by several complaints ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2017

Multichoice suspends 6 pro-gay DSTV programmes

MultiChoice announces that it has dropped six pro-gay children programmes that have been airing on three DSTV channels following complaints ...

EditorMay 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Here’s something we never thought we’d see in our lifetimes

At the ongoing 2017 NATO summit, spouses of the coalition’s leaders assembled for events organised in their honour. But this ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 22, 2017

Indonesian police arrests 141 over gay claims

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Police in Indonesia have arrested 141 men who reportedly attended a ‘gay sex party’ in the ...

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