Monthly Archive: July 2014

Jul 28 2014

Beauty in Diversity


You claim I am flawed You say I do not belong My colour different My body too big I am attracted to same-sex I love all genders! Pause, look, think Is beauty only uniform? In different packages it comes In more ways than one I am capable My beauty is not just in my abilities …

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Jul 26 2014

I got a new purple laptop and found the meaning of life!


When my Sony VAIO laptop suddenly started freezing, I thought the world was about to end! Surely freezing laptops and inability to access the internet are signs of the apocalypse; the inevitable invasion of the zombies? I didn’t realise just how much I have come to depend on my laptop and internet for my daily …

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Jul 11 2014

Video: LGBT Rights activists demonstrates at Nigerian Centenary Awards, UK

Speaking during the demonstration, Yemisi Ilesanmi said: “We are here to speak out on behalf of all oppressed Nigerian LGBTs who have been denied a voice in Nigeria. We are here to put a face on Nigerian LGBTs. We are here to remind you that LGBT Nigerians are not criminals and are worthy of celebration. …

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Jul 02 2014

Pride is a Celebration and a Protest: London Pride, 2014


This year at London Pride 2014 (June 28), my group, Nigerian LGBTIs in Diaspora Against Anti Same-Sex Laws marched alongside Peter Tatchell Foundation, Out and Proud Group and other African LGBTIs activists to protest against the persecution of LGBTs in 80 per cent of the 53 Commonwealth member states, many of them African nations. It …

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