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Nigeria Homophobia

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.