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Programs Officer

We Are Hiring JOB TITLE: Program Officer (Human Rights and Advocacy) LOCATION: Abuja, Nigeria REPORTING TO: Director of Programs Job summary The Program Officer(Human Rights and Advocacy) responsible for providing legal assistance to clients who request it. Legal assistance includes the provision of legal advice and ensuring perpetrators of hate crimes are held accountable through

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Wrote Me Out Of Depression

I had a hard childhood and it reflected in my behaviour patterns. To give a better background, my mom died while I was 6years old, by my eighth birthday my dad remarried and that became the tail end of everything in my childhood. My step-mom was not mean to me or anything but as a

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Trans-formed

I  have always known the danger of living as a queer person in Nigeria but I think the danger faced by trans persons is highly underrated and it’s even more painful when you realise your fellow community members are even indifferent to Trans issues and does not see you beyond someone who wants to change

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The Sloopy Steep

My mistake was thinking I could save people, that because we are queers alike it was my responsibility to save them. I did this a lot, in relationships and friendships alike for many years until recently but the most outstanding for me would be with my ex-friend Gizzie. I got my first apartment after three

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The Boy in Me

I did my very best to fit in while growing up, it drained the heck out of me physically and mentally but I fought the good fight. I am a masculine-presenting woman and the first daughter of my parents. Where I come from there are certain values expected of women, especially first daughters. Women were

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Pastor’s Boy

I am a pastor’s child and I am gay. I laugh out loud any time I use “Pastor’s son and gay” in the same sentence because in Nigeria it’s like saying you are white and black but I am and recently I have accepted that as my narrative. Growing up was tough for me and

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