Thursday, April 22, 2021
As a multidisciplinary artist working out of Nigeria, it has taken three short years for visual artist, Stephen Tayo to distinguish himself from his peers and gain the attention of the world. His work has been featured in the...
Dandelion Eghosa is a non-binary visual artist who works out of Africa and explores queer themes through multi-media art that incorporates photography, filmmaking, analogue collage, embroidery and painting. They first gained prominence in the Nigerian art mainstream when they...
I met J. in first year, A. in third year, H. in final year, and then E. after National Youth Service, a time when I was in mental reformation, re-gathering myself for real life. J was my classmate, but...
  LEGISLATION AND CRIMINALIZATION OF LGBT LIFESTYLES IN NIGERIA              
In the classic gay narrative, the closet is the only common denominator among members of the LGBTQI community. It is the singular and definitive experience that queer people grapple with, irrespective of their country or culture. But if you’re queer...
A few months ago, at a commemorative event for the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Conference, I introduced myself to a room full of Nigerian feminists aged 18 to 80 as “a queer feminist writer.” I hadn’t planned to...
In recent years, the Nigerian queer community has sought digital safe spaces, both as an alternative to the physical spaces they cannot occupy due to the SSMPA legislation, as well as a way to platform their voices and tell...
Ally - A person who supports and advocates for LGBTQ rights and equality. This person is usually cisgender and heterosexual. Androgyne/Androgynous - A person who appears neither clearly masculine nor clearly feminine. Asexual - A lack of sexual attraction to others...
For much of our recent past, the year 2020 was held as a symbol of futurism in collective imagination. We had various visions for this era: where the world would be, what human rights would be afforded to us...