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9 Feb
Swelling mobilization by American conservatives over what is taught in schools has led several states to push for new curbs on what educators can discuss related to sexual and gender identity
24 Sep 2021
The Kenyan Film Classification Board (KFCB) on Thursday banned a documentary titled "I Am Samuel" about two gay lovers, calling it "unacceptable and an affront to (the) culture and identity" of a deeply Christian country which has long criminalised homosexuality. According to the documentary's description, Samuel, a gay Kenyan man, balances duty to his family…
22 Apr 2021
The “Mean Girls” actor and his fiancé, Jaymes Vaughan, grace the cover of The Knot’s summer 2021 issue, titled “Pride & Joy.” In the accompanying interview, the two men share some of the challenges they have faced as a same-sex couple planning a wedding as reported by HuffingtonPost. Jonathan Bennett, who stars in the new…
16 Apr 2021
Popular Nigerian televangelist T.B Joshua's YouTube Channel "Emmanuel TV" has been suspended by the video-sharing platform for violating its "hate speech" policies. The channel, which had more than 1.8 million subscribers, was shutdown on April 12 after openDemocracy, UK-based rights group, filed a complaint after reviewing seven videos posted on TB Joshua Ministries' YouTube channel…
15 Apr 2021
Colton Underwood, a former star of US reality TV show "The Bachelor," where the male lead dates several female contestants before proposing marriage to one of them, revealed Wednesday that he is gay. "I've ran from myself for a long time. I've hated myself for a long time," 29-year-old Underwood told ABC's Good Morning America…
26 Mar 2021
Rapper Lil Nas X has released his new single titled "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" with an accompanying video replete with wild biblical and Greek mythology imagery. On "Montero (Call Me By Your Name),” Lil Nas X wants to stop pretending with his significant other and act on a first-name basis. The song’s title…
7 Mar 2021
United States President, Joe Biden, recently launched a campaign towards shielding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) people with directives to embassies
26 Jan 2021
Gay dating app Grindr faces a 9.6-million-euro ($11.7 million)fine in Norway for illegally disclosing private users' data with third parties, the Norwegian Data Protection Authority said on Tuesday. Grindr, the world's most popular social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people, is accused of sharing its users' GPS coordinates, user profile data and…
23 Jan 2021
JoJo Siwa, the 17-year-old singer, dancer, actor and YouTube personality, has come out as gay. Siwa first hinted at her sexuality in a TikTok video posted to her over 31 million followers on Thursday. In the video, she dances to “Born This Way,” the 2011 smash hit by Lady Gaga widely regarded as an LGBTQ…
14 Jan 2021
The practice of homosexuality in Nigeria is embattled by a plethora of obstacles, chief among which are; the social stigma and the 2014 law which banned sexual relationships between persons of the same sex. In spite of these obstacles, homosexuality continues to thrive in the country, albeit, with caution. In December 2020, Nigeria emerged one…
24 Dec 2020
Nigeria has emerged one of the highest users on popular gay dating platform Grindr. Grindr, the world's largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people, recently released "Grindr Unwrapped", an informal stats report that sheds some light on some of the sex & dating trends among the nearly 13 million gay, bi,…
18 Sep 2020
In Nigeria, socio-economic and political issues form the main ingredients of public discussions, which are seasoned with sports and entertainment. Same-sex relationships topics hardly make it and when it does; it is met with hisses and contempt like the reviews of a terrible restaurant. But this view on same-sex relationships comes as no surprise as…

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