For the next two days, various high offices of the Roman Catholic church is holding a conference that they call The Complementarity of Man and Woman: An International Colloquium.
Nigerian Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, once an advocate of punitive Nigerian gay laws, now said that the Nigerian Catholic Church will defend every person who is being attacked, punished or imprisoned for being who they are.
Mark Regnerus, who is now infamous in American political circles for his flawed, widely repudiated, far-right-concocted "study" that was designed to slight same-sex parents in order to influence the 2012 elections and the Supreme Court, seems to have international aspirations.
Due to the draconian laws recently passed in several African countries, being an LGBT in Africa brings many challenges. Members of the LGBT community live in constant fear.
Two stories from separate sources highlighted the persecution that LGBT people face in Nigeria and Cameroon. While Russia and Uganda have captured the majority of media attention, it's worth noting that over 80 countries have anti-LGBT laws on the books.
A Nigerian judge praised himself for showing leniency to a gay man by having him whipped 20 times on a courtroom bench.
Snapshots: Trans topics in the Spanish-language media and on CNN, Goldie Hawn speaks out on Nigeria, and GLAAD's Commentator Accountability Project
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Movie star, philanthropist and Founder of The Hawn Foundation, Goldie Hawn is sending a message of support to LGBT Nigerians after meeting with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. Yesterday Hawn tweeted a picture of the meeting then quickly apologized stating she was unaware of the anti-LGBT bill he signed earlier this month.