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Four Men Whipped Publicly After Gay Sex Conviction In Nigeria

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Four young men were convicted of gay sex and whipped publicly as punishment Thursday in an Islamic court in northern Nigeria, ...

The 'World's First Gay Cat' Allegedly Disowned By Owner

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

A Nigerian woman is making some eyebrow-raising headlines after reportedly disowning her cat for "an unnatural sexual behavior" -- allegedly, same-sex...

Some Nigeria's Religious Leaders Welcome Harsh Anti-Gay Law

Religion News Service | Fredrick Nzwili | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Christian and Muslim leaders in Nigeria welcomed a controversial law that bans same-sex marriages and imposes a 14-year jail term...

Shocking Details Of Gay 'Witch Hunt' In Nigeria Revealed In New Report

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A "witch hunt" for gay people has led to arrests in at least four of Nigeria's 36 states, Amnesty International said Wednesday...

New Law Legalizes Anti-Gay 'Violence, Stigma And Discrimination,' Activists Say

Agence France Presse | Phil Hazlewood | Posted 03.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Gay activists on Tuesday vowed to fight the Nigerian government after the country outlawed same-sex unions, warning the act legitimised homophobic vio...

Dozens Of Gay Men Arrested After 'Dangerous' Law Passes In Nigeria

AP | MICHELLE FAUL | Posted 03.16.2014 | Gay Voices

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Police, working off a list of 168 suspects purportedly obtained through torture, are arresting dozens of gay men in Nigeria's ...

Nigerians Now Face Up To 14 Years In Prison For Being Gay

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | Gay Voices

* Bill says gay marriage, same-sex relationships illegal * Penalties set of up to 14 years in prison * Western governmen...