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Kevin Mwachiro (left) and Kelvin Washiko at the Gay Games in Paris. (Cyd Zeigler photo courtesy of OutSports.com)

Gay Games 4: Using sports to help Kenya’s LGBTI community

“We can use sports to build bridges instead of building walls,” says Kelvin Washiko of Kenya. “We can use sports ...
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Apostle Suleman Johnson, anti-gay hate preacher from Nigeria.

Campaign: Block Nigerian hate preacher’s trip to Canada

Activists have launched a campaign to stop homophobic Nigerian hate preacher Suleman Johnson from spreading his homophobic sermons to Canada.Apostle ...
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Swimmer and LGBTI rights activist Clare Byarugaba (Lucas Barioulet photo courtesy of AFP)

Gay Games 3: Activist and swimmer competes in Paris

“I was so proud to wear the Ugandan flag,” said swimmer and LGBTI rights activist Clare Byarugaba about her attire ...
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Does Bisi Alimi care about gay Nigerians?

Does Bisi Alimi care about gay Nigerians?

By Mike Daemon Acclaimed Nigerian LGBT rights activist Bisi Alimi has made an “unapologetic” declaration to members of the Nigerian ...
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Onyx Godwin Ogaga explains cross-dressing. (Photo courtesy of YouTube)

Why I cross-dress. Onyx explains cross-dressing on Nigerian TV

Cross-dressing is frowned upon and condemned as taboo by many Africans even though historically it’s deeply rooted in African culture ...
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Yulia Zhdanova, heterosexual coach of a Russian team of lesbian dancers who competed in the Gay Games. (Lucas Barioulet photo courtesy of AFP)

Gay Games 2: Russian lesbian dancers are locked away

“For some of my students, their parents don’t even know about the fact that their child is gay,” says Yulia ...
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Nigeria: Port Harcourt man ID’d as anti-gay blackmailer

Nigeria: Port Harcourt man ID’d as anti-gay blackmailer

Victims have identified a Port Harcourt-based young man as the person who extorted money out of them through anti-gay blackmail ...
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Moses Foh-Amoaning wants Ghana to force

Ghana: 400 sign up for bogus ‘cure’ of homosexuality

Ghana is simultaneously fascinated and repulsed by homosexuality.  Hundreds of people have signed up to be “cured” of homosexuality — ...
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Nigerian activist aims to take down anti-gay law

Nigerian activist aims to take down anti-gay law

By Mike Daemon Nigerian LGBT rights activist Edafe Okporo is set to push for the repeal of the country’s anti-gay ...
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Jay Mulucha (Lucas Barioulet photo courtesy of AFP)

Gay Games 1: Uganda will host the Gay Games some day?

“I have a dream that one day Uganda will host the Gay Games,” says Jay Mulucha of Uganda. This is ...
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