Film enthusiasts in Kenya can now see the highly anticipated LGBT themed film, Rafiki as the High Court has lifted the ban temporarily so as to enable the film be submitted for consideration at the 2019 Academy Awards. Directed by Wanuri Kahiu, Rafiki was banned by the Kenya Film Classification Board because it went against the… Read More Kenya lifts ban on ‘Rafiki,’ Film to be submitted for 2019 Oscars
Still in the aftermath of the 57 people arrested in Lagos, reports are reaching us that no fewer than 41 perceived gay persons have been arrested by security operatives in Bauchi State. The victims were arrested during a joint operation by men of the (NPF) Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence… Read More Security operatives in Bauchi join forces to arrest 47 allegedly gay persons.
In India, under the colonial-era law, homosexual activity was punishable by up to 10 years in jail but today marks an end to that injustice as The Supreme Court reversed its controversial British-era ban on consensual gay sex. In a historically defining moment, The Supreme Court judges struck down the anti-gay law with a unanimous… Read More #LoveWins: India’s Supreme Court decriminalizes homosexual activity with unanimous votes from the Judges.
A few days after Pope Francis told reporters that gay parents and the kids should seek psychiatric help. The Vatican has come forward with an attempt to correct his widely frowned upon comments. The head of the Catholic Church made the comments while on the plane back from his diplomatic visit to Ireland. While speaking… Read More The Vatican says Pope Francis didn’t mean to call homosexuality a mental illness.
Just a few months after his controversial scandal with Stephanie Otobo, the General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries; Apostle Suleman revealed why some people are gay. The Nigerian pastor who is said to command a congregation of almost 200 thousand revealed this while preaching at his church in Edo State. During his sermor, the… Read More Apostle Suleman says gay people are possessed by a demon from hell and lists other reasons for gayness.
There is a popular saying in the media; there is nothing like bad publicity. Basically when you add the negative and positive response to something, it all counts as visibility. This is why most people are talking about gay rights and in the midst of so many sides and public attention, the deadly homophobic signs… Read More Emmanuel Sadi: 3 deadly modern day homophobic signs to watch out for.
Pope Francis’ stance on LGBTQ acceptance has always been a thing of debate. Perfecting the skill of sitting on the fence over the years, but it appears he has finally decided to set the record straight. During a press conference on his plane taking him back to Rome from Ireland he made a statement advising… Read More Pope Francis tells LGBTQ persons and their parents to seek psychiatric help amid resignation controversy.
Earlier today we received reports that about 80 allegedly gay persons had been arrested in Lagos. As at now, the law enforcement authorities have not issued a statement but an eyewitness who narrowly escaped the incident that happened in the early hours of this morning at Kelly Ann Hotels, Egbeda shared his experience with The… Read More Eyewitness narrates how about 80 allegedly gay persons were arrested in Lagos.
The National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values (NCPHSRFV) in Ghana is taking its fight against LGBTQ persons to the next level. The lastest plan features 400 allegedly gay persons taking part in a gay ‘cure’ conversion therapy forum/camp in Ghana. The attendees, who have all repeatedly signed up voluntarily, will receive… Read More A coalition in Ghana stages a mass conversion therapy camp for 400 Gay persons and plans to make it mandatory by law.
The 2019 edition for The Mr Gay World contest will no longer take place in Hong Kong as previously disclosed by the event’s organising committee announced. The annual competition was scheduled to take place between April 28 and May 4 in Hong Kong, as announced in July. Promotions and Marketing for the event had already begun, with… Read More China’s anti-LGBT stance makes Mr Gay World return to South Africa.