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Safer Nudes Nigeria is holding a one day workshop on ‘kito’ and online/offline dating

Safer Nudes Nigeria is calling on queer individuals in Lagos and Abuja who are interested in participating in a one day meeting to discuss in real time and find solutions to: Safer ways of meeting dates online and offline. Sending nudes safely. Dealing with revenge porn, blackmail and extortion. Avoiding kito and other stories that… Read More Safer Nudes Nigeria is holding a one day workshop on ‘kito’ and online/offline dating

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Killers of Algerian man, Assil Belalta wrote ‘He is gay’ on a wall in the victim’s own blood after slitting his throat

Algeria is one of the 34 African countries where homosexuality is illegal. Same-sex sexual activity can receive fines or up to three years in prison. There are also no anti-discrimination laws and no laws protecting same-sex couples. Based on reports from Metro, 21-year-old Algerian medical student, Assil Belalta returned home around 7pm on Sunday night… Read More Killers of Algerian man, Assil Belalta wrote ‘He is gay’ on a wall in the victim’s own blood after slitting his throat

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“Leave the country or face persecution,” A Nigerian police officer tells gay persons

Mrs. Dolapo Badmos, the Chief Superintendent and spokeswoman for the Lagos State Police Command in a recent statement warned gay persons in the country to leave the country or be persecuted. This statement was made on her personal Instagram account on Thursday, 17th January 2019. “If you are homosexually inclined,” she wrote. “Nigeria is not… Read More “Leave the country or face persecution,” A Nigerian police officer tells gay persons

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Angola decriminalizes homosexuality, bans discrimination based on Sexual Orientation

South-central African country, Angola joins the list of countries to join in the fight against the discrimination and criminalization of LGBT persons by signing a law to that effect. On Wednesday, January 23rd, Angola’s parliament adopted it’s first new penal code and removed a provision in its law inherited from its Portuguese colonizers that included… Read More Angola decriminalizes homosexuality, bans discrimination based on Sexual Orientation

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Pamela Adie releases official statement on the lawsuit against the Corporate Affairs Commission

On the 20th of November, Pamela Adie, Executive Director of the Equality Hub, shared on Twitter that she sued the Corporate Affairs Commission for violating her right to association and freedom of expression by rejecting to register her organisation. In a statement made available to The Rustin Times, Adie gives details on the lawsuit. Read… Read More Pamela Adie releases official statement on the lawsuit against the Corporate Affairs Commission