Tag: TIERs

Ayomitide AdeyinkaJanuary 19, 2024

Chude Jideonwo Appointed Board Chair for TIERs

Chude Jideonwo appointed board chair for The Initiative for Equal Rights, taking over from Bibi Bakare-Yusuf At a board meeting in ...

YNaijaJune 9, 2023

The Film Blog: TIERs Unveils Groundbreaking Film ‘PREYED’ Exposing Conversion Therapy in Nigeria, Premiering June 11

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is set to unveil its thought-provoking documentary, “PREYED: Uncovering The Impact Of Conversion Practices ...

EditorFebruary 19, 2020

TIERS is taking on conversion therapy in a new research project

When we discuss human rights, especially for people in minority communities, it is hard to have a robust conversation without ...

Edwin OkoloJanuary 7, 2020

Will Queercity be the podcast to finally break through for queer representation in Nigerian media?

Over the last 10 years, we have had a handful of queer-focused Nigerian-run media experiments. The longest-running and most successful ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 19, 2019

We need to talk about the lack of bisexual characters in Nollywood LGBTQ movies

It’s Bisexuality Awareness Week, a push for advocacy and acceptance of bisexuals which will culminate into the celebration of Bisexual ...

Suhasini MehraAugust 16, 2019

How are Nigerians’ Perceptions of LGBT+ Persons Evolving?

It has been over five years since the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act was passed. In that time, along with advocating ...

EditorJune 13, 2019

TIERs Releases Results from 2019 Social Perception Survey on LGBT+ Rights in Nigeria

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) has announced the results of the fourth biennial Social Perception Survey on Lesbian, Gay, ...

AzeezDecember 12, 2017

The Initiative for Equal Rights to hold third edition of Human Rights, Sexuality and The Law symposium

In commemoration of the International Day for Human Rights, The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Y!YNaija.com, The Equality Hub ...

EditorNovember 27, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Chude Jideonwo is headlining this year’s Human Rights, Sexuality and The Law Summit

The Human Rights, Sexuality and The Law Summit organized by The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERS) and the Equality Hub ...

EditorAugust 1, 2017

The Media Blog: Denrele Edun’s ‘Everything in between’ is quietly, but majorly, pushing the boundaries

So Denrele Edun’s name in the headline was just to get you to read this because he is not the ...

EditorJuly 17, 2017

FIRST PHOTOS: Bolanle Olukanni, Michelle Dede, Denrele Edun, others at the premiere of ‘Everything In Between’

Everything In Between, a drama series exploring issues of sexuality, sacrifice, love, and societal pressure premiered on Sunday at IMax ...

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 ...

SponsorJune 19, 2017

Denrele Edun stars in new drama series “Everything In Between” [VIDEO]

Ashionye, Denrele Edun, Ayoola Ayoola, Daniel Effiong and others star in a new drama series “Everything In Between” – a drama ...

EditorJune 11, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Quickcare will make healthcare that much easier for LGBTI people in Nigeria

Accessing quick affordable healthcare, especially for LGBTI related issues is easily the biggest problem sexual minorities in Nigeria face after ...

ToluMay 18, 2017

Acceptance rate of lesbians, gays and bisexuals in Nigeria is on the rise – NOIPolls

NOIPolls, the premier organisation for country specific polling services in West Africa has released a Social Perception Survey on Lesbian, ...

SponsorMay 8, 2017

Untold Facts set to launch new season with TV Personality, Arit Okpo

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is set to launch the second episode of its ground-breaking discussion series – Untold ...

ToluMay 1, 2017

HERE photo exhibition launches to fight against sexual abuse

The much anticipated HERE photo exhibition organized by The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Stand To End ...

SponsorMarch 31, 2017

Enyinna Nwigwe, Daniel K. Daniel, and others give rousing performances in gay-themed movie, Hell or High Water

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERS), a sexual health organization, on Monday released the critically acclaimed movie, Hell or High ...

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 ...

EditorMarch 9, 2017

Brave Women: Pamela Adie is changing Nigeria’s LGBT narrative

After the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act (SSMPA) was passed into law in 2013 issues concerning homosexuality are discussed at ...

EditorFebruary 13, 2017

The Film Blog: Hakkunde looks awesomely strange

The sight of Kunle Idowu (or Frank Donga as most know him) in what appears to be a dramatic role is ...

Isime EseneJanuary 6, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: Don’t forget what GEJ did when he needed a Hail Mary

Welcome to 2017 and in a few months, the second year of President Buhari’s tenure as president will be gone. ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 20, 2016

Ayo Sogunro: In Nigeria, we’re still wrong about rights

by Ayo Sogunro Quite often, I have found myself compelled to defend the fundamentals of human rights to supposedly educated ...

ToluDecember 14, 2016

‘I only acted as a govt. spokesperson,’ Reuben Abati explains role in passage of anti-gay law

Dr. Reuben Abati, the former Special Assistant to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan today explained his role in the signing of the ...

Mazi EmekaNovember 22, 2016

#HumanRight2016: TIERs partners Y!/YNaija.com to hold discussion conference on human rights

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Y!/YNaija.com will hold a discussion conference themed: Human Rights, Sexuality and ...

Oreoluwa PetersSeptember 7, 2016

Untold Facts: ‘As health care professionals, it’s time to speak up’ – Dr Morenike Ukpong

The third episode of TIERs’ Untold Facts aired on Thursday, August 25 with host, Moses Omoghena, discussing with guests on ...

Isime EseneAugust 3, 2016

Seun Onigbinde, Yasmin Belo-Osagie, Olumide Makanjuola… See the #YNaijaPowerList2016 for Advocacy

Advocacy work is hard tasking, unsexy and incredibly frustrating. But the results yielded are extremely rewarding and can make the ...

Mazi EmekaJune 17, 2016

TIERs Nigeria to launch Nigeria’s first discussion series on sexual rights

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is set to launch Untold Facts, a ground breaking discussion series focusing on sexual ...

Mazi EmekaMay 30, 2016

How Olumide Makanjuola is carrying the cross for LGBTs in Nigeria

“Why would anyone choose to be gay in a heteronormative society like ours? Do you think if gay people had ...

Mazi EmekaMay 13, 2016

TIERS to launch ‘Untold Facts’, Nigeria’s first discussion series on sexual rights and and LGBT-related issues

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is set to launch a new discussion series, UNTOLD FACTS, moderated by TV host ...

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