LGBTQ

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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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.  …

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Building the Capacity of Media Personnel’s in Nigeria on Human Rights and Gender Diversity

To sensitize Media personnel on the issues that concern Sexual Minority Persons and establish working relationships with Media personnel for future collaborations, WHER conducted a To sensitize Media personnel on the issues that concern Sexual Minority Persons and establish working relationships with Media personnel for future collaborations, WHER conducted a capacity building workshop on 11th …

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