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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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#TRTExclusive: Dewy Oputa speaks on coming out and LGBT representation in Nigeria.

‘Coming out’ stories have helped propel gay rights issues internationally as we’ve seen in the case of Ellen DeGeneres, Elton John, Jodie Forster, Frank Ocean and many others. Even though there are a lot of inspiring stories in the community, celebrity coming out stories make more impact because they bring more focus to the issues.… Read More #TRTExclusive: Dewy Oputa speaks on coming out and LGBT representation in Nigeria.

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Troye Sivan talks “New Relationship” and how he cried when he found out he was gay.

In a recent interview, pop sensation; Troye Sivan opened up about coming out and understanding his attraction to men. In totally relatable terms he talks about how the revelation hit him so hard, it actually made him feel sick. The 22-year-old South-African born Australian singer spoke to Attitude and talked about his early gay days and the… Read More Troye Sivan talks “New Relationship” and how he cried when he found out he was gay.

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Owode Arrest, MI Abaga, Johannesburg Pride. Here are the stories that made headlines in 2017

It has been an interesting year for us at The Rustin Times. We launched our website this year and the feedback we have gotten has been amazing. We have had over 10,000 page views since our launch in July and we owe it all to your support. While we understand that there has been inconsistencies… Read More Owode Arrest, MI Abaga, Johannesburg Pride. Here are the stories that made headlines in 2017