Tag: homosexuality

Ado AminuAugust 5, 2021

What happens when 2 gay and 3 straight men walk into a bar?

If you are going by all the horrible stories of violence against queer bodies across the world – from the ...

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 25, 2021

SOS: Nigeria’s legal system is still behind in protecting victims of sexual assault

In July 2012, news media widely reported the death by sexual molestation of wealthy businessman, Uroko Onoja. He is reported ...

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 ...

Michael IsaacAugust 26, 2020

Nigeria will prefer to keep 57 accused men in custody than bring terrorists to book

It’s been two years since the Nigerian police allowed a media trial for 57 young Nigerians in Egbeda, Lagos – ...

Edwin OkoloJune 25, 2020

Gabon has decriminalized homosexuality

In an unprecedented move for Gabon, Gabonese lawmakers in the country’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday voted to decriminalise ...

Bernard DayoJuly 22, 2019

#ArewaAgainstLGBTQ is ignorance that can turn violent and dangerous for LGBTQ people

Over the weekend Arewa Twitter, the online demographic of the North, banded together in activism to advocate against homosexuality and ...

Bernard DayoJune 11, 2019

BREAKING: Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark ruling

Botswana’s High Court has ruled to decriminalise homosexuality on Tuesday, in a landmark case being watched across Africa after Kenya ...

Bernard DayoMarch 20, 2019

The spirit of homosexuality was burnt out in this Facebook user, as part of efforts to prove that straight people are stupid

A Facebook user on Tuesday has revealed that his family took him to a church to burn out the spirit ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 3, 2018

EXCLUSIVE: How the police framed the 57 ‘gay suspects’ rounded up at Egbeda for homosexuality

The birthday cake sits in the cooling freezer, white and large and almost royal. A week since 57 gay suspects ...

EditorNovember 7, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Ezekiel Mutua thinks lions learnt homosexuality from television and other Africanisms

“Africa is a country.” It seems since African countries started to wrest independence from European colonialists, we have struggled just ...

EditorSeptember 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Brazil just passed a law that makes gay conversion legal

In an unprecedented move, Brazilian High court, Judge Waldemar Claudio de Carvalho overruled the law passed in 1999 that prohibited ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 9, 2017

Opinion: Homosexuality is un-African and rightly unlawful

by Isa Eneye Mubarak   Many continue to look at this “gay” issue with the eyes of a 5-year-old— all ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 5, 2017

Lagos arraigns, remands hotel owner, workers for allegedly aiding homosexuality

The Lagos State Government Friday, arraigned the owner of Vintage Hotel in Owode Onirin, Ikorodu road, Patrick Okeze before a ...

EditorAugust 4, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] What’s the point of a Sexual Violence Response Team when you’ll still parade people accused of sexual crimes?

The Lagos state government under Babatunde Fashola had its problems, but it managed some semblance of uniformity in the policies ...

AzeezJuly 14, 2017

[The Church Blog] After taking heat, Message Bible author backtracks on gay marriage

Eugene Peterson, author of “The Message” has said he regrets saying he would officiate a same-sex wedding if asked to ...

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 ...

EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Andrew Garfield thinks coming out as gay is good press sound bite for his new film

When famous cis straight white men and women start to feel they are getting boring or losing steam in their ...

EditorJune 5, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Election year is coming up, and Nigerian politicians have remembered homosexuality exists (again)

Like death and taxes, you can always depend on Nigerian politicians to skirt important issues and focus on misplaced priorities. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 4, 2017

Homosexuality on the increase, FG laments

The FG says homosexuality is on the increase in the country as Nigerian youths now have more tolerance towards it. ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJune 4, 2017

LONG READ: Homophobia is learned behaviour; check yourself

Over the past few years, debates on homosexuality have taken the forefront in mainstream media. As with every new movement ...

ItunuoluwaMay 16, 2017

A U.S Poll reveals: 64 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage

by Itunuoluwa Adebo According to a Gallup poll released Monday, the Americans’ support for same-sex marriage is at all time ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 21, 2017

Man arrested for inserting electric heater into son’s anus

The Borno police command has arrested a director of planning in one of the state’s ministries for inserting an electric ...

Rachel OgbuNovember 13, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: Does God hate homosexuals?

Does God Hate Homosexuals? Recently studying deeper as to what people believe when it comes to sexuality, there is no ...

Rachel OgbuOctober 22, 2016

The Sexuality Blog: What determines a person’s sexual orientation – nature or nurture?

Non genetic causes of Homosexuality in Nigeria? Now that’s a bold assertion, but where are we really in the conversations ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 21, 2016

Y! Special Report: The silent victims – Nigeria and the ‘non-issue’ of male rape

Aroused and angry, I thought to beat the alarum, and urge relentless war; But soon my fingers fail’d me, my ...

Mallam YeroSeptember 8, 2015

An open letter to Ali Baba on same-sex marriages

Dear Ali Baba, This is what you do not know. You do not know that you are like those self ...

Ramatu OchekliyeJuly 6, 2015

Opinion: We may all be bigots

‪ Bigot (noun) big·ot \ˈbi-gət\ {Merriam Webster Dictionary} : a person who strongly and unfairly dislikes other people, ideas, etc. ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 9, 2015

One day, it will no longer be news that some of us are gay – Kenny Brandmuse

by Kolapo Olapoju   A day after coming out of the closet as being homosexually inclined, Kenny Brandmuse has begun ...

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