Tag: same sex marriage

EditorJuly 13, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Destination wedding? Same-sex marriage is now legal in Malta

For a country so deeply entrenched in Orthodox Catholicism that the concept of divorce did not legally exist till 2011, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 6, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. 1. ‘PANEL IDENTIFIES POLICE OFFICER WHO RELEASED BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER EVANS IN ...

EditorJuly 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Germany finally legalises same sex marriage

It is kind of ironic to think that Germany, one of the most sexually liberal countries in the world (no ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

Germany’s Merkel votes against same-sex marriage

The Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, has voted against same-sex marriage in Germany because she believes that “marriage is between ...

Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2017

“How is it homophobia if my religion does not permit me to support same sex marriage” | 7 takeaways from Zinga’s TNC piece

While same sex marriage has been embraced in most parts of the world, it’s a conversation Nigeria is struggling to ...

Mazi EmekaJune 6, 2016

Same sex marriage: ‘Every Nigerian deserves to be treated equally, without discrimination’ – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, on Monday, disclosed that he signed the same sex marriage prohibition bill into law because he ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 16, 2015

This is the Redeemed Church’s position on same-sex marriage

Since the United States of America, ruled for the legalization of same sex marriage across all states of the federation, ...

Ada IgboanugoJuly 10, 2015

Same-sex marriage is abnormal – Chief Imam

Still on the same sex issue, the Chief Imam of Apo Legislators’ Quarters Jumat Mosque, Sheikh Muhammad Khalid, has condemned ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 30, 2015

Why Mugabe said he would propose to Obama

Robert Mugabe has mocked America’s decision to legalise gay marriage across all 50 states by vowing to travel to the ...

Mallam YeroJune 30, 2015

Study: Acceptance of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people slowly increasing in Nigeria

A new poll conducted by NOI Polls in partnership with Bisi Alimi Foundation and The Initiative for Equal Rights in ...

February 17, 2014

Opinion: Why the same sex marriage law is necessary

by Dani Ajonu So, what role will criminalization play, in all of this? We can get an idea by observing ...

January 22, 2014

Reno Omokri: Same sex marriage – Who be government teacher?

by Reno Omokri So when foreign Oped pieces lampoon the Nigerian Legislature as well as the Federal Government, rather than ...

January 22, 2014

#YNaijaLegal: A legal review of the same sex marriage law

by Uzochiel Uriel Okoroma The Same Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Act does not criminalize or prohibit homosexuality in itself, it only ...

January 17, 2014

Tunde ‘Leye: The anti-Gay Law is popular, yet wrong

by Tunde Leye I do not agree with being gay. I have been approached by men for romantic dalliances thrice ...

January 16, 2014

Opinion: How we’re all affected by the anti-gay marriage law

by Joseph Sewedo Akoro Homosexuality between men has been illegal in Nigeria for almost a century. And in northern Nigeria ...

December 18, 2013

Done deal! Senate bans same sex marriage in Nigeria

by Oke Efagene Nigeria Senate yesterday, unanimously passed a harmonised Conference Committee report, banning same sex marriage in Nigeria, a development ...

December 12, 2013

Catholic school sacks gay teacher for attempting to marry another man (PICTURED)

Michael Griffin is gay – he held a teaching position at the Holy Ghost Preparatory, a Catholic school in Pennsylvania ...

August 20, 2013

Going all out: Enugu institute conducts street march against same sex marriage

by ‘Jola Sotubo In recent times, the world has begun to embrace the idea of equal rights for same sex ...

August 1, 2013

Same sex marriage: Catholic high school teacher fired for being gay

A Catholic school in southern California allegedly fired a veteran teacher because he married his same-sex partner. The San Bernardino ...

July 29, 2013

Gay marriages: “Majority of Nigerians are against it” – Olugbenga Ashiru

by Chi Ibe It looks like the international community is not getting off the governments back easily. For what sounds ...

June 21, 2013

No kidding: War of words erupt after wedding guests gift bride ‘cheap’ food hamper

Talking point: One bride was insulted when a guest gifted her a food hamper and said money would have been ...

June 4, 2013

Opinion: The first thing we do, let’s kill all the gays (Updated and republished)

by Olatoye Akinbode The idea that the moral, religious or cultural views of the majority is some sort of barometer for ...

May 30, 2013

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Nigerian parliament bans same-sex marriage, 14 years for offenders

by Rachel Ogbu A bill banning same-sex marriage in Nigeria has finally been approved with offenders getting up to 14 ...

May 3, 2013

It’s official: Rhode Island approves gay marriage

    Rhode Island lawmakers gave final approval to a bill to legalize gay marriage on Thursday, making it the 10th U.S. state ...

April 26, 2013

10 mistakes people make with gay marriage, according to Pastor Elvis (PICTURED)

by Chi Ibe Anti-gay preacher, Elvis Necus-Agba has said the right thing to do when it comes to same-sex unions is ...

April 23, 2013

Yes, homo! France legalises gay marriage – See PHOTOS from around the world

France legalized gay marriage on Tuesday after a wrenching national debate and protests that flooded the streets of Paris. Legions ...

April 11, 2013

Gay and proud: Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir of Iceland to visit to China with her wife, Jonina (PICTURED)

by Rachel Ogbu Iceland Prime Minister, Johanna Sigurdardottir is to visit to China with her wife of 13 years, Jonina  Leosdottir from April ...

March 27, 2013

“Put a ring on it” – Beyonce comes out in support of gay marriage with a photo (LOOK)

by Chi Ibe                     US superstar, Beyoncé is the recent voice to ...

March 26, 2013

Femi Fani-Kayode: The US Supreme Court and same-sex marriage

by Femi Fani-Kayode Yet America is not alone in it’s madness. Europe has gone crazy too. In France, the U.K, ...

March 8, 2013

Florist refuses to do wedding for long-time gay customers because of Jesus Christ

A Richland, Wash. couple is still trying to make sense of what they say were the hurtful, discriminatory actions by ...

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