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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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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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International Women’s Day 2023: Focus for WHER Initiative

GLOBAL THEME: DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality. WHER FOCUS: DIGITAL SAFETY FOR WOMEN AND GIRLS IN NIGERIA   If we just consider the positive aspects of digital spaces, we would be discounting the negative experiences that women and girls have in these environments, particularly queer women, girls, gender non-conforming people, and queer women …

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APA 2022

AFRICAN PRIDE ACCELERATED 2022 was from its inception an outlet to celebrate our work and survival in the face of oppression and violence, and a chance to celebrate our beautiful and diverse community. The event featured panel discussions (SSMPA and its effects on the LGBTQI+ community in Nigeria, and Meaningful Youth Engagement within the LGBTQI+ Developmental space) …

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