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. ...

Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA) +25 Advocacy and Alliance Building

  WHER Initiative conducted a unique workshop from the 2nd to the 4th of October 2020. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the Beijing 1995 platform for action document to sexual minority women in Nigeria, create awareness on the 12 critical areas of the Beijing platform for action, examine the efforts made so...

Photovoice: International Human Rights Day

WHER Initiative conducted a Photovoice exhibition on the 16th of December 2018 in commemoration of the annual International Human Rights Day celebrated every 10th December. The purpose of this event is to create an avenue for LBQ women to gain knowledge on culture, human rights and sexuality and to tell the stories of violations experienced...

RAINBOW READS BOOK CLUB

WHER Initiative kick-started a book club and named it RAINBOW READS book club. This book club was intended to further advertise both the physical and virtual resource libraries of WHER. The main objective of this project is for LBQ women who are book-lovers to gain the benefits of belonging to a book club and to...

Strengthening The Social-Economic Status Of Lesbian Bisexual And Queer Women.

WHER Initiative conducted a Psychological Empowerment and Life Skills Building Workshop, and also Planning and Maintaining Small Income Generating Enterprise Workshop from 18th – 24th October 2019 and 26th – 1st November 2019 respectively. The workshop which held in Abuja saw 35 participants in attendance. The psychological empowerment workshop covered topics on understanding SOGIESC and...