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South African Singer and Winner of The Voice, Craig Lucas sings to his male love interest in the video for ‘Hearts Exposed’

On the 4th of September 2018, South African singer and winner of The Voice SA, Craig Lucas came out as gay. In the emotional letter, Lucas spoke about battling his depression and the struggle to keep his sexuality private so as not to jeopardise his career.     View this post on Instagram   An… Read More South African Singer and Winner of The Voice, Craig Lucas sings to his male love interest in the video for ‘Hearts Exposed’

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Celebrate #SpiritDay with this special choreography by Hamilton Evans

Today is Spirit Day across the world and the aim is to speak out against LGBTQ bullying and stand with LGBTQ youth, who disproportionately face bullying and harassment because of their identities. Popular American choreographer Hamilton Evans teamed up with GLAAD for a special dance piece to Lady Gaga’s Marry the Night, in honour of… Read More Celebrate #SpiritDay with this special choreography by Hamilton Evans

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A recap of all that happened at the premiere of ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’

After a long wait, We Don’t Live Here Anymore, a film by The Initiative for Equal Rights premiered on the 14th of October in Lagos, Nigeria. The film stars some of Nigeria’s top actors including Funlola Aofiyebi Raimi, Katherine Obiang, Osas Ighodaro Ajibade, Francis Sule, Temidayo Akinboro and Omotunde ‘Lolo’ Adebowale-David. Directed and produced by Tope… Read More A recap of all that happened at the premiere of ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’

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Kenya’s court to consider India’s ruling in their gay rights case.

Kenya, like most of Africa, treats homosexuality with up to a 14-year jail sentence, but in recent years LGBTQ advocates have become increasingly vocal. And the government has also become more understanding of gay rights and the many plights in the community. This opportunity has led an activist movement to challenge the ruling and they… Read More Kenya’s court to consider India’s ruling in their gay rights case.

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Watch António Guterres first speech on LGBTIQ Rights as UN Secretary-General

The United Nations General Assembly organised an LGBTI high level event on “Violence Against LGBTI individuals: Extrajudicial, Summary Or Arbitrary Executions.” The historic event saw the Secretary-General of the United Nations give his first speech on LGBTIQ issues in his tenure. Watch below In her remarks, UN High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet said, “There should be… Read More Watch António Guterres first speech on LGBTIQ Rights as UN Secretary-General

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Dear Royals, This is Why You Cannot Afford To Still Consider Being Gay a “Game”.

Simply because it isn’t. While this might suffice as explanation enough, I do think it is important to talk about this a bit more. This mentality, although not statistically proven, through extensive personal experiences and objective observations, is sadly what the average Nigerian gay man believes. While sex is crucial to humans who are down… Read More Dear Royals, This is Why You Cannot Afford To Still Consider Being Gay a “Game”.