Gbenro Ajibade Addresses Homosexuality Rumours
Recently. rumours made the rounds online about the sexuality of Nollywood actor, Gbenro Ajibade who is also enmeshed in a marital crisis rumour. The speculation as to the actor's sexuality came into question when he flashed his nipple rings in an Instagram post and used the rainbow emoji in his caption. The rainbow emoji is known…
Pope says psychiatrists can help gay children and their parents
Pope Francis has recommended parents seek psychiatric help for children who show homosexual tendencies, during a press conference on his plane taking him back to Rome from Ireland.
She called me woman: Nigerian queer women speak
Published in April this year, “She Called Me Woman: Nigerian Queer Women Speak” (Cassava Republic Press) is a compendium of 25 personal accounts by individuals from Nigeria’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities. The trio of editors - Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan and Rafeeat Aliyu - have done the laudable work of collecting first hand…
As UK ban looms, gay 'conversion therapy' still haunts subjects
Peter Price was 18 when he underwent conversion therapy, which was intended to "cure" his homosexuality but instead left him deeply damaged. "I thought I was going mental. I wasn't worried about getting cured, I was worried about getting out alive," he told AFP. The British government this week announced its intention to ban the…
First gay marriages take place in Australia
Australia's first gay weddings took place Saturday, ushering in a new era after the country's marriage equality law came into effect this month. The historic reforms were given royal assent on December 8, the final step in a process that began with a national postal vote in September. There was supposed to be a 30-day…
New York opens 'temple' to gay liberation icon Oscar Wilde
Those involved in the project said it had been 20 years in the making but with transgender rights under threat from President Donald Trump's administration and gays feeling more discrimination, it was more timely than ever.
Policing and extorting sexual minorities is unacceptable
If someone says he is gay, he has not committed any offence. This witch hunt of gay people, and thinking that gay people are illegal, is wrong because being gay, or being suspected of being gay, is not a crime.
Why Nigerians still support Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act
In using the words ‘Same Sex Marriage,’ what lawmakers did was to play on Nigerians’ fear of cultural change, with a controversial title, when really this law goes far beyond banning same-sex marriage.
Cape Town mosque provides rare haven for gays
Friday prayers at the People's Mosque in Cape Town looks like any other around the Islamic world, except in this South African city the imam is openly gay and the teaching promotes homosexual rights.
‘Is it appropriate for the church to apologise to gay people, robbers and others who are ‘spiritually sick’?
Recently, Pope Francis was quoted in the social media, as saying that the Catholic Church should apologise to gay people, because in his view, the Church has no right to judge the gay community.