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
Still in the aftermath of the 57 people arrested in Lagos, reports are reaching us that no fewer than 41 perceived gay persons have been arrested by security operatives in Bauchi State. The victims were arrested during a joint operation by men of the (NPF) Nigeria Police Force and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence… Read More Security operatives in Bauchi join forces to arrest 47 allegedly gay persons.
A few days after Pope Francis told reporters that gay parents and the kids should seek psychiatric help. The Vatican has come forward with an attempt to correct his widely frowned upon comments. The head of the Catholic Church made the comments while on the plane back from his diplomatic visit to Ireland. While speaking… Read More The Vatican says Pope Francis didn’t mean to call homosexuality a mental illness.
Pope Francis’ stance on LGBTQ acceptance has always been a thing of debate. Perfecting the skill of sitting on the fence over the years, but it appears he has finally decided to set the record straight. During a press conference on his plane taking him back to Rome from Ireland he made a statement advising… Read More Pope Francis tells LGBTQ persons and their parents to seek psychiatric help amid resignation controversy.
The National Coalition for Proper Human Sexual Rights and Family Values (NCPHSRFV) in Ghana is taking its fight against LGBTQ persons to the next level. The lastest plan features 400 allegedly gay persons taking part in a gay ‘cure’ conversion therapy forum/camp in Ghana. The attendees, who have all repeatedly signed up voluntarily, will receive… Read More A coalition in Ghana stages a mass conversion therapy camp for 400 Gay persons and plans to make it mandatory by law.
It is no secret that 2018 FIFA world cup host; Russia is one worst places for LGBTQ persons as homosexuality has been considered a crime until 1993. Being gay was considered a mental illness until 1999 in Russia. Anti-gay hate crimes have reportedly doubled in recent years and over the weekend a group of about 60 LGBTQ… Read More Russia cracks down on LGBTQ rights again by arresting activists in St. Petersburg.
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.
American rapper; Cardi B and Pop sensation; Rita Ora have both admitted to having sexual experiences with “a lot of women”. This is due to backlash from their new single; Girls, which has been hailed as a “bisexual anthem” for its lyrical content. The track – which also features Charli XCX and Bebe Rexha – contains lyrics such… Read More Cardi B and Rita Ora open up about having “romantic relationships” with women.
Marvel’ snarky superhero; Deadpool has returned with a sequel to the 2016 superhero blockbuster and this time he is bearing gifts for the LGBTQ community. While critics and fans all over the world are focusing on the incredible performances, twisted humor and dynamic action, we were more focused on the gay romance between mutants; Negasonic Teenage… Read More Deadpool 2 introduces LGBTQ romance to a major superhero film