Award-winning Journalist and Reporter for BBC WhatsNew — an exciting weekly TV programme by the BBC for young people in Africa — Ben Hunte was recently announced as the new (and first) LGBT correspondent for the BBC. The news of his appointment was shared on the BBC’s official website and twitter handle on Thursday, 13th December 2018. According to… Read More BBC announces Presenter, Ben Hunte as the first LGBT correspondent
Just a few months after his controversial scandal with Stephanie Otobo, the General Overseer of the Omega Fire Ministries; Apostle Suleman revealed why some people are gay. The Nigerian pastor who is said to command a congregation of almost 200 thousand revealed this while preaching at his church in Edo State. During his sermor, the… Read More Apostle Suleman says gay people are possessed by a demon from hell and lists other reasons for gayness.
Just when we thought nothing could top the rainbow, Portland designer; Daniel Quasar spiced pride month up with the launch for his newly designed LGBTQ Pride flag. Quasar’s flag features multiple new colors, each representing a gender identity/sexual orientation, as well arrows. Quasar’s proposed flag includes the colors of the Trans flag, as well as… Read More Here’s why this new PRIDE flag gets 10, 10, 10, 10’s across the board.
To say Nigeria’s media industry is a beacon of hope would be the biggest fallacy of the century. In a bid to continue the tradition of misguided reporting, Mr Ayo Onikoyi of Nigeria’s Vanguard Newspaper comes for Bobrisky, a popular celebrity cross dresser, with obvious attempts to out her and call on the attention of… Read More Emmanuel Sadi: Vanguard’s Entertainment Editor attacks Bobrisky with a log in his eye.
One of the most hilarious misconceptions about gay people in Africa is that they are all considered outsiders, and I say hilarious because it is funny that people don’t realize LGBT persons are their family members, friends and colleagues. Let me simplify it, your brother, your sister, you best friend, your cousin, your dad, your… Read More Emmanuel Sadi: You broke bread with a gay person.
I was a good Christian kid, not the average one but the kind to walk into church and everyone would literally start calling him ‘Young Pastor’. But I was gay, and I knew this for sure as I was walking to Tony’s house because this was obviously not a friendly neighborhood visit, we were going… Read More #OurStories: Being gay is easy, dying is hard.
In an Instagram post, Nigerian TV host; Denrele Edun, shares his horrific experience with a clubber in Lagos. He posted a picture of himself with friends out for a fun night at Hard Rock Cafe and narrated his experience with a violent homophobe who tried to beat him up for hugging his girlfriend. Read his… Read More Nigerian TV Host Denrele Edun assaulted because he was perceived to be gay.
Hornet, the world’s premier gay social network, announced the launch of the #DecriminalizeLGBT campaign, in an effort to raise awareness of global LGBT criminalization laws that must be abolished. With this social media campaign, Hornet will give voice to those impacted by these inhumane and unjust laws elevating stories through editorial content, conducting interviews, multli-media visuals and… Read More Hornet Launches Global #DecriminalizeLGBT Campaign
“He took a huge stick and started beating me” By Nompendulo Ngubane Dumisani Ngcobo (43) was assaulted and suspended from church after being accused of being gay. Photo: Nompendulo Ngubane A 43-year-old Pietermaritzburg man says he is one of 50 men beaten by the pastor of his church for being gay. Dumisani Ngcobo is a… Read More Gay men beaten in South African Church