Tag: LGBT

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Edwin OkoloApril 9, 2019

Is the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints about to become Nigeria’s first gay friendly church?

If there is anything the body of Christ in Nigeria is well known for, it is their vehement rejection of ...

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Chisom MbamaFebruary 21, 2019

The SSMPA bill should not affect how Nigerian healthcare treats the LGBT community

In Nigeria, 201 the Same sex marriage prohibition (SSMP) being bill passed into the law in Nigeria, with a 14-year ...

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Edwin OkoloJuly 24, 2018

If the fight for LGBT rights will progress in Nigeria, then we will need allies like Charly Boy

With the exception of Bobrisky, do you know any open LGBT persons? This seems a question that comes up fairly ...

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EditorMay 12, 2018

Tope Oshin’s new film ‘We don’t live here anymore’ is taking on the LGBT YA canon

It is always a time for rejoicing whenever Tope Oshin has a new project out. Over the last two decades, ...

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EditorMarch 27, 2018

These Africans just got nominated for a LAMBDA for their LGBT novels

Nigerians are truly taking over the Nigerian literary world, and a good number of them are doing it by takinng ...

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Gbenga OdunsiMarch 15, 2018

Here’s What No One Tells You About LGBT Acceptance in Nigeria

Former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill in 2014 criminalizing same-sex relationships in Nigeria, regardless of pressure from Western ...

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Bernard DayoFebruary 8, 2018

[The Film Blog] You can now stream South African queer film “Inxeba” (The Wound) on Netflix

“In The Wound, being a man isn’t about being a naturally dominant person, but about learning to submit yourself to ...

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EditorDecember 3, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Canada apologises for centuries of discrimination against indigenous LGBT persons

For past wrongs and the unjust treatment of LGBTQ2 Canadians, we apologize and promise to keep working to fight inequality. ...

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EditorOctober 24, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Sam Smith just came out as gender non-binary

It is hard not to feel bad for cis-gendered heterosexual people sometimes. As more and more sexual minorities come into ...

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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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EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] How good is your ‘gaydar’? Watch this episode of Untold Facts to find out

One of the reasons The Sexuality Blog was created was meet the need for information about sexual minorities and LGBT ...

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EditorSeptember 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] There’s a fourth Powerpuff girl and she’s gay

In case you’re living under a rock and haven’t heard the news yet, Cartoon Network has just announced it is ...

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EditorSeptember 15, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] In Trump’s America, an immigrant is making a home for at-risk LGBT youth

When Donald Trump assumed office in early 2017, many people worried that his administration would target illegal immigrants and sexual ...

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EditorSeptember 5, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] SlideSafe NG is filling a much ignored need in preventive sexual health

One of the biggest problems that young people have when it comes to sexual health is getting access to preventive ...

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EditorSeptember 5, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Looking for a podcast that tells LGBT stories? Here’s a recommendation

The multiplication of LGBT voices is important if we are going to change the narrative around LGBT life in Nigeria. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 24, 2017

Paul Pogba speaks on gay footballers in the Premier League

Manchester United’s star, Paul Pogba while speaking at the launch of UEFA’s RESPECT initiative in Monaco, has insisted that gay footballers would receive nothing ...

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EditorAugust 14, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] 13 humiliating years after, UK grants Aderonke Apata asylum status

Finally, I’m granted #asylum So grateful to everyone that stood by me The fight 4 #LGBT ppl seeking asylum continueshttps://t.co/RgvdFKU6Ei ...

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EditorAugust 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] True allyship often comes at a terrible cost for those who support LGBT people

Last week sunday, a man in Florida was shot to death by a drunk homophobe because this man chose to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Police arrest students who killed colleague over alleged homosexual acts

The Nigerian Police, Jigawa Command, has arrested suspects who allegedly dealt blows on their colleague in Yankwashi Local Government Area, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 9, 2017

For the 42 homosexuals, some Nigerian celebrities think the anti-gay law shouldn’t be

Nigerian rapper, MI Abaga’s opinion about the anti-gay law in Nigeria is rather different from what some other norm-extremists would ...

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ItunuoluwaJuly 27, 2017

White House defends Trump’s transgender ban in press briefing

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended President Trump’s Twitter announcement Wednesday, banning transgender people from serving in the military in ...

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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 ...

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EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Jay-Z’s mother came out in his new album and quietly shook the hip-hop world

I might not be as big a hip-hop head as some, but as a Nigerian with brothers and sisters, hip-hop ...

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EditorJune 29, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] #HeterosexualPrideDay and the continued obliviousness of straight people

A few days ago LGBT people all over the world gathered together to celebrate Pride, an annual event that is ...

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EditorJune 18, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Things are increasingly complicated for LGBT people looking to become parents

Science and changing societal expectations means that more LGBT people are coming out of the closet and pursuing what would ...

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EditorJune 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Who would have thought? Trump just signed a new HIV/AIDS deal with Nigeria

We have been quite alarmist about Donald Trump on the Sexuality Blog. We have have had good reason to be, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2017

Gay couple prepare to welcome their first biological child

Two gay dads, Biff Chaplow and Trystan Reese have shown excitement as they prepare to welcome their first biological child. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 27, 2017

Husband of gay prime minister joins Nato leader’s wives in group photo (PHOTOS)

The husband of gay prime minister of Luxembourg, posed alongside other wives and partners of Nato leaders – for a ...

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ToluMarch 23, 2017

“After praying for me, the Pastor had gay sex with me” | Watch ‘Veil of Silence’, a documentary on the lives of LGBT persons in Nigeria

Few days before the infamous Same Sex Prohibition Act was signed into law by former President Goodluck Jonathan, The Initiative ...

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AzeezMarch 13, 2017

‘I want to put my defensiveness aside’ | Chimamanda issues a non-apology for her recent comments (READ)

Nigerian-born author, Chimamanda Adichie has clarified her statement on transgender women. Adichie in an interview with UK’s Channel 4 news ...

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