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Watch Bisi Alimi narrate how things fell apart for him after he came out.

Nigerian gay rights activist, public speaker, blog writer and HIV/LGBT advocate; Bisi Alimi, gained international attention when he became the first Nigerian to come out of the closet on television in 2004 as a guest on Funmi Iyanda’s show New Dawn with Funmi, a talk show on NTA. 14 years later he talks about his life as a gay man and how things went… Read More Watch Bisi Alimi narrate how things fell apart for him after he came out.

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#WhyIFight: Bisi Alimi

Bisi Alimi is a Nigerian gay rights activist and the Executive Director of the Bisi Alimi Foundation, an organisation working to accelerate social acceptance of LGBT people in Nigeria. He is the first Nigerian to come out of the closet on National television. #WhyIFight is an online campaign to encourage everyone to speak out on… Read More #WhyIFight: Bisi Alimi

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Bisi Alimi gives the closing plenary at the Diversity and Inclusion conference

Nigeria’s first Diversity and Inclusion conference ended with foremost Nigerian activist, Bisi Alimi giving the closing plenary. The graduate of the University of Lagos spoke about the importance of the inclusion of women in the national conversation. He added that diversity and inclusion should be included in the curriculum for students in the country so… Read More Bisi Alimi gives the closing plenary at the Diversity and Inclusion conference