My passion for writing about the LGBTQ community is more proactive than motivational- Unoma Azuah.

For LesbianVisibility Week, we had an interview with Unoma Azuah, Nigerian writer, author, and activist whose research and activism focus on LGBT writing in Nigerian literature. Unoma Azuah is a professor of English at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, Valdosta, GA.  Her research and activism focus on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) rights in Nigeria. ...

Improving lives: Empowering Sexual Minority Women in Nigeria

Women’s Health & Equal Rights Initiative [WHER] has kicked off the first part of its ‘Pathways to Empowering Sexual Minority Women in Nigeria’ project with two workshops held in Abuja. The project aims to strengthen sexual minority women by psychologically empowering them and enhancing their capacity to become more financially stable. The workshops tagged ‘Psychological...

Rights Every Nigerian Woman Should Know

This new book serves as a resource for coping with the human rights-related challenges that straight and lesbian women face: rape, forced marriage, domestic violence, and blackmail. The 50-page cartoon-filled book presents simple summaries of Nigerian laws, including the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act and laws governing inheritance, families, bail, landlords, and tenants. It also clarifies...