Sunday, 4th June 2023


29 May
Turkey's LGBTQ community fear being exposed to more homophobic hate after conservative President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made them into his favourite target for his bitterly divisive re-election campaign.
11 Feb
Bangladesh said Saturday it had withdrawn two new school textbooks after protests from Islamist groups incensed by a curriculum overhaul to recognise transgender identities, same-sex relationships and secular science.
26 Nov 2022
London's transport system is not allowing advertising that "portrays Qatar as a desirable destination" or encourages people to attend the World Cup, under a 2019 policy response to LGBTQ laws there. The stance by Transport for London (TfL) has reportedly angered Doha during its hosting of the football tournament, with the Financial Times reporting Saturday…
23 Nov 2022
FIFA's decision to bar players from wearing the "OneLove" armband was "very unfortunate", the German government spokesman said on Wednesday, ahead of the national team's opening World Cup fixture versus Japan.
17 Nov 2022
Former Nigerian foreign affairs minister Bola Akinyemi said the United Kingdom and the United States lobbied him to influence the legalisation of same-sex marriage in the country. Akinyemi, who served during the Goodluck Jonathan administration, said he told the UK and US that the matter of marriage between a man and woman was a no-go…
16 Nov 2022
Jair Bolsonaro, a typical populist leader, was not expected to cool down so quickly after his defeat in the second round of the Brazilian presidential elections.
30 Jun 2022
The German government on Thursday unveiled plans to make it easier for trans people to officially change their first name and gender, acknowledging that existing legislation was outdated and "humiliating". "The right to live a self-determined life is fundamental to all people," Family Affairs Minister Lisa Paus told a Berlin press conference. The proposed law…
23 May 2022
Isaiah Lee, Dave Chappelle's attacker, has claimed that the comedian's LGBTQ jokes triggered his attack against him (Chappelle).  Accused of attacking Chappelle on stage earlier this month, Lee said he found the comedian's jokes about the LGBT community "triggering". Speaking to The New York Post from the Twin Towers Correctional Facility, Lee said, "I identify…
30 Apr 2022
A court in eSwatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy where homosexuality is still banned, has rejected a bid by the country's leading LGBTQ rights group for official recognition, the group said Saturday. The judges "continually state that the organisation wants to sell sex to the public. This is nowhere found in the mandate and vision of…
1 Nov 2021
American-Indian actor Kal Penn has publicly opened up about his sexuality, announcing his engagement to his partner of ten years.  The Harold & Kumar actor revealed that he fell in love with his fiancé, Josh while working for the Obama administration 11 years ago. "I discovered my own sexuality relatively late in life compared to…
5 Aug 2021
A group of prominent HIV/AIDS organizations have reached out to rapper DaBaby for a private meeting after his controversial comments about people living with HIV/AIDS. 11 organizations, including GLAAD and the Black AIDS Institute, have requested a private meeting with the Charlotte rapper to educate him about HIV in the hopes that he could serve…
28 Jun 2021
England captain Harry Kane will wear a rainbow armband in support of the LGBTQ communities during Tuesday's Euro 2020 last-16 tie against Germany.


4 mins ago
The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, under the leadership of Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, has asked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to release ‘Free Zakzaky protesters’, Ibrahim Khalid and 49 others, who have been detained since 2019, unconditionally.[ad]
16 mins ago
Former Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, yesterday, poured encomiums on the Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, as he turns 64 today.
20 mins ago
The Convoy of the Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello was allegedly blocked and attacked by people believed to be supporters of Alh. Muritala Yakubu Ajaka, the Governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the state.
25 mins ago
It was a day of anguish and tears as over 480 shops in the popular UTC Shopping Complex were demolished in Abuja, yesterday. The Joint Task Force of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), in the early hours caught shop owners unawares, as it barricaded the area and used tear gas to ward off any resistance
39 mins ago
As part of efforts to jump-start the ailing economy, shore up financial resources and revenue, concerned stakeholders have identified oil theft as another major leakage President Bola Ahmed Tinubu must block urgently.