Secrecy, thoughts of suicide, fears of discrimination, support from a few trusted confidantes — those have been the experiences of four gay Nigerian men who were willing to describe their lives after testing positive for HIV.
Collins Gideon, a Nigerian gospel minister whose naked photos were published online by blackmailers, has spoken out about how the incident affected his life. He was labeled as homosexual, disowned by his family and forced to drop out of university.
For more than 10 years, the small Centre for the Integration of Courageous Living (CICLIV), a U.S.-based charity, has helped LGBT refugees who have made their way to the United States. The organization has a narrow focus — people, especially Africans, who have fled from their home countries to the United States for fear of …
A Nigerian researcher, Kehinde Okanlawon, has released a report on the experiences of gay and lesbian university students in Nigeria, detailing harassment they experienced.
Homophobic police + homophobic ex-husband = legal troubles for a Nigerian lesbian, as a woman in Lagos learned recently.
Samuel Uchenna, a Nigerian LGBT rights activist whose particular interest is in working with LGBT persons of faith, granted an exclusive interview about how he was expelled from a Christian religious organization because of his firm stand on homosexuality.
Prosper, a young Nigerian man, is scared and in shock after his pictures were published online with accusations that he is gay.
Nigerian police have dropped charges against two men accused of same-sex intimacy after they spent five months in prison.
An online petition expresses the outrage of the LGBT community in Nigeria about a supposedly comic video that promotes and encourages violent hate crimes against homosexuals.
The Nigerian LGBT advocacy site NoStringsNG is planning an audio documentary on what lesbian, gay or bisexual Nigerians undergo in their daily lives. Here is the appeal for submissions: