Kehlani, who has long identified as queer and bisexual, proclaimed herself a lesbian via a TikTok post on Thursday. In her video, the singer and songwriter said, “I am gay, gay, gay. … I finally know I’m a lesbian.” The Oakland-born artist joked about coming out to her family as a lesbian. “We know, duh,”…
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…
3 Mar 2020
The police have arrested two suspects who are 17 and 14 years old in connection to the attack on a young woman in South Africa. The two teenagers allegedly held the 25-year-old lesbian captive in their shack and sodomised her over the weekend. According to a report by Daily Voice three suspects were involved in the…
7 Nov 2019
For years, there have been speculations about the true relationship between late singer, Whitney Houston and her longtime friend, Robyn Crawford. Although there have been several speculations that the two were more than just friends and had a romantic relationship, there has never been an official confirmation as to whether this is true or false.…
8 Aug 2019
An openly gay lawyer announced Thursday he would stand in Tunisia's presidential elections, a first for the Arab world. Mounir Baatour's candidacy marks "a first which will, without doubt, be a benchmark in history", his Liberal Party said.
8 Jun 2019
British police arrested a fifth teenager on Saturday following a homophobic attack on a lesbian couple who refused to kiss for a gang of youths on a London night bus. Melania Geymonat, 28, said she and her girlfriend Chris were robbed and left covered in blood after the incident on a bus in the north…
15 Aug 2018
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…
25 Oct 2017
I have always believed we need to free ourselves on discussion around sex, this thinking that once you talk about sex you are “lose or unholy” is wrong and a false to our realities.
17 May 2017
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.
‘Is it appropriate for the church to apologise to gay people, robbers and others who are ‘spiritually sick’?
17 Jul 2016
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.