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Whoopi Has A Message For The Presidents Of Nigeria And Uganda

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.03.2014 | Gay Voices

The Human Rights campaign released a video last week of actress and comedian Whoopi Goldberg speaking out about the recent anti-gay legislation to pas...

LOOK: Church Posts Horrific Anti-Gay Sign

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.26.2014 | Gay Voices

A sign in front of a church in Harlem, N.Y. led by a polarizing and controversial anti-gay pastor is not only making its rounds on the Internet, but r...

Anti-Gay Mob Attacks In Nigerian Capital

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Gay Voices

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Human rights activists say a mob dragged men accused of being homosexuals from their homes in the Nigerian capital and beat th...

Gay Trial Halted By Thousands Of Stone-Throwing Protesters In Nigeria

AP | Posted 02.24.2014 | Gay Voices

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of protesters massed outside the Shariah court in Nigeria's northern city of Bauchi, throwing stones into the build...

Exclusive Interview With Rashidi Williams

Udoka Okafor | Posted 11.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Udoka Okafor

"[W]e can compel the Nigerian public to sit back and ask questions themselves as to the normality of heterosexuality and what makes homosexuality deviant, but that starts with LGBT people accepting themselves. I do not force people to come out, but I am a huge fan of coming out."

In Nigeria a Mere Rumor of Being Gay Can Lead to Violence and Imprisonment

Dan Littauer | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Dan Littauer

This week police in Aba state, Nigeria, had 40-year-old Benjamin Ndubuisi go on trail for having gay sex with a 23-year-old man, based on rumors.

The Culture of Homophobia in Nigeria

Udoka Okafor | Posted 08.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Udoka Okafor

No one ever spoke about gay issues in Nigeria; it was simply an accepted fact that homosexuality was an aberration from morality, and gay people were therefore treated as second-class citizens. My high school was simply a microcosm of this homophobic culture.