Tag: Queer Nigerians

Ado AminuJune 29, 2021

#PrideMonth: Raising queer children takes more than a village

By Yinka Seth My brother came home one day, worry etched on his face. His face was a pimpled mess ...

Bernard DayoJune 23, 2021

#PrideMonth: Validating queer love in the ‘closet’

Amplifying LGBTQ voices have been part of YNaija’s content ethos since 2017. And with this year’s Pride themed as Loving ...

Ado AminuJune 15, 2021

Nigeria’s Twitter ban affects LGBT+ Nigerians worse than other Nigerians

A lot has been said about the consequences of the Twitter ban in Nigeria with regards to its impact on ...

Bernard DayoApril 23, 2021

This HBO doc celebrating queerness in Nigeria is heading to the Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival has returned for 2021. Cancelled last year due to coronavirus pandemic, the festival this year has ...

Bernard DayoMarch 10, 2021

What the #ENDSARS movement can learn from protests in Myanmar and its LGBTQ inclusion

Last year’s protests against police brutality, under the banner of the #ENDSARS movement, pushed against several injustices and human rights ...

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 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

Joanne IkeSeptember 4, 2020

Dating apps are no longer safe spaces for Queer Nigerians

In March 2020, a story of how Utali Ekwensu, a queer man was brutally killed in Nanka, Anambra sent shock ...

Ifeanyi OgboJuly 7, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: A roll call for queer Nigerians was made and magic happened

In a tweet that has since garnered over twenty-two thousand likes, four thousand two hundred retweets, and over seven hundred ...

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