Police in Zambia are currently circulating the picture of an alleged lesbian couple, asking the public for any information that can lead to their arrest. Zambian media platform, Mwebantu is reporting that the police in Lusaka have been flaunting their relationship and intimate pictures on social media adding that officers from the Cybercrime unit have instituted investigations in… Read More Zambian Police seeks to arrest “lesbian couple”
Pastor Steven Anderson won’t be heading to Jamaica anytime soon. The anti-gay preacher who pastors at the Faithful Word Baptist Church in Arizona (listed as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center) has been banned from the country following a petition started by LGBT activists in Jamaica to prevent him from coming into the… Read More Anti-gay preacher Steven Anderson banned from Jamaica
Dear Whoever, In case it has crossed your mind, This isn’t me. This shiny skin, this eternally excited person, hopping about life without any tinge of a past. Of an originally bland, moody, closeted skin. This is a graft, a literally ‘gay’ extraction that is learning new tunes, tunes that played in a far background,… Read More The Act Of Dissimulation by Nele Anju
The LGBT Community in Egor local government area of Edo State is under attack. Leadership Newspaper is reporting that the traditional rulers in the area have placed curses on gay people and same-sex marriages in an effort to “curb increase in the rate of homosexuality” in the area. In a chat with the press, The Ochie… Read More Egor’s LGBT Community under attack by Traditional Rulers
Shams, a Tunisian LGBT organisation, currently runs the only shelter in Tunisia for homeless lesbian, gay, bi, and transgender people. After months seeking financial support, their resources have dried up. The shelter could shut down by the end of February. Donate to help save Tunisia’s only LGBT shelter. This is a message from All Out.
The role of Nollywood in telling our stories cannot be overemphasied and it is important that there is a conversation about proper representation. Arit Okpo talks to filmmakers Tope Oshin and Asurf Oluseyi on their role in changing narratives and what really needs to be done on the latest episode of Untold Facts.
Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa, has shared his thoughts on the rights of LGBT people in his country. In an interview with CNN’s Richard Quest at the World Economic Forum in Davos, he said “Those people who want it are the people who should canvass for it, but it’s not my duty to campaign for this.” In Zimbabwe,… Read More Zimbabwe’s President says he won’t campaign for LGBT Rights
The EU Court has ruled that asylum seekers should not be forced to undergo tests to prove that they are gay. This follows an appeal by a Nigerian man after Hungry refused him asylum because the psychological tests did not prove he was gay. Called The Rorschach test, it is a psychological evaluation in which subjects’ perceptions… Read More EU Court bans sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers
Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, an openly gay Indian royal, has named his LGBT centre after a fellow Indian royal, Kanwar Amarjit Singh of the Kapurthala Family, as the pair bravely tackle the lingering stigma of being LGBT in India. Prince Manvendra, son and heir of the Maharaja of Rajpipla in Gujarat, will run the centre with his… Read More Indian Royal Names LGBT Centre After Fellow Royal Activist
The nominees for the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards are here. GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, announced the nominees live from the Sundance Film Festival. The GLAAD Media Awards honor media for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives. The GLAAD Media… Read More Trevor Noah, This is Us, Kehlani, The Wound nominated for the 29th GLAAD Awards; Jay Z to receive Special Recognition Award