Community, Op-Ed

Jide Macaulay: A response to the wave of homophobia in Nigeria #OwodeArrest

In the past few years since the passing of the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act 2013, a wave of violence entrenched in absolute ignorance and oppression has been unleashed on the gay community. However, things are worse now. In the past few days, there have been stories of abuses in Nigeria. First, a video was… Read More Jide Macaulay: A response to the wave of homophobia in Nigeria #OwodeArrest

Op-Ed

Kenneth Osakwe: Has liberalism become a tool to hide hate and bigotry?

It was at last year’s discussion at The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) Human Rights event that I first noticed how people used the idea or the belief that they are liberal, open minded and straight as a standard to either make homophobic comments or massage their egos. Usually, it begins like this: “Hi, my… Read More Kenneth Osakwe: Has liberalism become a tool to hide hate and bigotry?