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.
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
11 men shared their stories about the impact HIV has had on their health as part of a campaign titled ‘HIV is: Just a part of me’ and Nigerian activist, Bisi Alimi was a part of it. As part of the campaign, he discussed the events, people and moments in time that have shaped the… Read More Watch Bisi Alimi in the #HIVIsJustAPartOfMe Campaign
Nigerian activist Bisi Alimi was a guest on the Loose Talk Podcast with the Steve Dede and AOT2. In this episode they explore his journey and gay rights in Nigeria. Listen to the very informative episode below.
The German Consul General in Nigeria hosted Bisi Alimi in an event tagged ‘Bisi Alimi in conversation with Gbenga Aborowa.’ The Rustin Times was present and brought live updates from the event that was an evening of candid discussion and networking. Check out the official pictures from the event.
It was a fun evening as German Consul General in Nigeria, Mr Ingo Herbert hosted renowned Nigerian On Air Personality, Gbenga Aborowa as he had an in depth conversation with Nigerian LGBT activist Bisi Alimi on his journey, sexual rights and homophobia in Nigeria. [View the story “A Recap of Bisi Alimi in… Read More A Recap of Bisi Alimi in conversation with Gbenga Aborowa
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
Bisi Alimi was a guest on the World Update, a show on the BBC World Service. He alongside Aditya Bandopadhyay speak on the the impact of old British anti-homosexual laws in countries that were formerly colonised by the British Empire. Listen below