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“Who would choose to be LGBT and Nigerian?” by Ifeoma Fafunwa

If you have seen the Hear Word series, you would be familiar with the brilliance of Ifeoma Fafunwa, the play’s Producer. It is a collection of monologues based on true-life stories of Nigerian women that challenges social, cultural, and political norms. She and the cast have been in the United States showcasing the brilliance of the play. She is also the founder and creative director of iOpenEye.

As part of the 2017-2018 Fellows’ Presentation Series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, she explores solutions to the homophobic environment in today’s Nigeria and shows a short film on the perception of some Nigerians.

Check it out.

 

Featured image is from Guardian Nigeria and was photographed by Jerrie Rotimi

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