Article of the Month

Nigeria: We may be free but homophobic hatred remains our nation’s shame

Homosexuality is considered a crime in Nigeria, with gay people at risk of being imprisoned for up to 14 yearsGetty Images On 1 October Nigeria commemorates the moment when our national flag replaced that of the empire. It marks the day in 1960 that the people of the country gained independence from Britain for the […]

Video of the month

I am not a Victim…

Interview of the Month

Adebisi Alimi: Gay Nigerian Actor Puts His Sexuality In The Spotlight

DECEMBER 28, 2014 5:35 AM ET LINDA POON, picture by Claire Eggers/NPR Adebisi Alimi, an actor-turned-activist, was the first person ever to come out as gay on Nigerian television. He now shares his story when he speaks up for the rights of the LGBT community. Adebisi Alimi is the first person ever to come out as gay on […]