An overwhelming majority (71%) of LGBTQ Nigerian respondents believed they were abused due to their gender identity or sexuality.
Today, The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Asurf Films Limited, released the trailer for Hell or High Water, a new short film about a young pastor in Nigeria who has to confront a hidden truth about himself. Check out the trailer!
2015 saw the expansion of GLAAD's commitment to global LGBT acceptance grow. The initiative engaged in support of strong, organized, local LGBT organizations that have identified clear objectives and believe GLAAD can be helpful in achieving those objectives.
At GLAAD's first ever international board meeting in London last week, GLAAD heard from Bisi Alimi, the founder of the Bisi Alim Foundation, an LGBT advocacy organization that works to drive a more inclusive legislation and cultural environment for LGBT Nigerians through research, training, campaigning, and advocacy.
GLAAD @ Work: Nigeria, what's ahead after marriage equality, transgender issues in Latino/a community, and more
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Nigerian LGBT advocate Olumide Femi Makanjuola talks reality of being LGBT in Nigeria
This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires visited with Olumide Femi Makanjuola to talk about the levels of acceptance for LGBT people in Nigeria.
This week, NOI Polls, in partnership with Bisi Alimi Foundation and The Initiative for Equal Rights in Nigeria, released polling data about Nigerians’ awareness, perception, and levels of acceptance of the LGBT community in the country.
VIDEO: Nigerian LGBT advocate Bisi Alimi shows personal side of being LGBT in Nigeria
This week on GLAAD's video series, GLAAD: All Access, host Claire Pires visited with Bisi Alimi to talk about the levels of acceptance for LGBT people in Nigeria.
New poll finds familiarity helps build understanding and acceptance of lesbian, gay, and bisexual people in Nigeria.
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