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Category Archive: Interviews

Jan 26 2014

Venting my concerns over Nigeria’s new Anti-LGBT Law

If only I could physically slap some sense into the hypocrites parading themselves as Nigerian lawmakers and the ignoramuses who are celebrating the ‘Jail the Gays’ bill! They had better be warned, the battle line has been drawn. Logic will supersede their infamous ignorance and Love shall triumph over their hate. Enjoy the TV interview. …

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Sep 07 2013

Reactions to my recent interview make me wonder: Do Nigerians Hate Atheists more than Gays?

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I already know that many Nigerian Christians are really stupid; I just wish I could get over the severity of their stupidity and the glee with which they display it. My recent interview  in a National Nigerian Newspaper, TELL Magazine,  has given them an opportunity to display their ignorance, bigotry and delusion on various Naija …

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Aug 10 2013

Not begging for my LGBT/Human Rights does not make me Aggressive, just Assertive. Deal with it! Part 2

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I am quite active on Facebook, it is one social media I use effectively for advocacy and my personal idiosyncrasies. On my facebook page and groups, I am sometimes accused of making ‘long’ responses to comments. The truth is, I am a stickler for facts. I just can’t ignore a sentence that needs debunking, certainly …

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Aug 09 2013

Not begging for my LGBT/ Human Rights does not make me Aggressive, just Assertive. Deal with it! Part 1

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Wow, that was one very hot debate. During the debate someone even tweeted that i was behaving like a thug, funny. I wonder why many think gays, lesbians, bisexuals and Trans should be apologetic when asking for rights. I DEMAND my human right, not beg for it. I am often called aggressive, confrontational and too …

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Aug 08 2013

Anti gay law in Nigeria: A triumph of culture and religion or just an infringement on human rights?- Enjoy the hot debate!

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FtBCon: Atheism Is Not Enough

Jul 20 2013

FtbCon: Atheism with a conscience!

FtBConscience is on this weekend (Friday 19th July 2013 – Sunday 21st July 2013), with the theme ‘Atheism with a Conscience’. You can join FtBloggers and our array of distinguished panelists for a stimulating weekend without leaving the comfort of your home! Join us live as we discuss Atheism, Religion, Social Justice, Science, Art, Love, Grief, …

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Jun 25 2013

Cultural Censorship: My Coming Out Is Not A Threat To Your Closet!

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I do a double take whenever I hear the words “Your coming out is threatening the safety of closeted gays” and the addendum “Protesting ‘Anti Same Sex’ bills and homophobic behavior is a threat to closeted gays, please stop the protests”. Really, I mean, really? Recently on a facebook group, an African who identifies as …

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Jun 17 2013

SENATE PRESIDENT DAVID MARK IS OFFICIALLY AN IGNORAMUS AND A LEADER OF HYPOCRITES

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It is said that followers get the leaders they deserve, so it is not surprising that Nigerians are led by hypocrites. According to National Mirror: http://nationalmirroronline.net/new/no-going-back-on-anti-same-sex-bill-mark/ “No going back on anti-same sex bill –Mark” “Senate President David Mark has said the decision of the National Assembly to ban same-sex marriage in the country was irreversible. …

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Jun 16 2013

‘Our Senators are Hypocrites’

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ORIGINAL INTERVIEW LINK- http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/our-senators-are-hypocrites/104344/ (BTW, you totally should read the wacky comments on the original interview link) Yemisi Ilesanmi describes herself as ‘proudly bisexual’. After gaining her LL.B from the Obafemi Awolowo University in 2004 (four years after she should have qualified and 10 years after she was initially admitted as a student), she was …

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