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Proud to be: Honouring Lesbian Stories of Love, Activism, and Legacy.

Lesbianism has been in existence since the beginning of time. The purpose of this writing, is to shine a light on the people who have walked this path before us. Who paved the way by activism, or by just existing authentically and showcasing their queerness. First on the list, Anne Lister and Ann Walker. Anne …

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Why does patriarchy still sneak it’s head into lesbian, trans and non binary relationships?: Also, who said cross dressers are transgender?

Why are heteronormative issues working their way into LGBTQGNC relationships? Feminism teaches us to kick against patriarchal beliefs and conventions with all our might, and yet ever so often, you may find that you are experiencing or enabling what you fight against. How? Let me break it down. Patriarchy, with its deep-rooted norms and expectations, …

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Upholding Human Rights: The Fight For LGBTQGNC+ Rights In West Africa.

Dearest reader, It seems that the statement and right “freedom of speech and identity” is only applicable to heterosexual people. Every day in our changing world, people come up with creative ways to consistently stifle the human rights of others, as seen recently in the highly homophobic bill that Ghana’s legal and parliamentary affairs have …

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Facing the fire: The Brutal Reality of Homophobia in Nigeria.

Dearest Reader, Few experiences match the feeling of being ostracised by an entire nation, but for the LGBTQI community in Nigeria, this sense of isolation is a daily reality. There’s hardly a day that passes without encountering hate, with queer content now ubiquitous across blogs, whether for engagement or as clickbait—motivations we can only speculate. …

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On the Mainstream Feminist Movement: Where are the Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Women With Disabilities?

The mainstream feminist movement in Nigeria has made significant strides in advocating for gender equality and addressing a wide range of issues affecting women. However, it has faced criticism for not always being fully inclusive of the diverse experiences and needs of all women, especially Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and disabled women. It’s important to …

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IMPORTANCE OF QUEER LITERATURE FOR YOUNG LGBTQI+ PERSONS IN NIGERIA

Nigeria, like many African countries, has a rocky history with LGBTQI+ persons and their rights. Same-sex partnerships are illegal in Nigeria as well as in many African countries, and discrimination and persecution of LGBTQI+ people are widespread. The lack of LGBTQI+ rights in Nigeria has made it difficult for young and growing LGBTQI+ people to publicly …

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