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Nigeria: ‘This Is Quite Gay!’

On the quiet, promising first morning of June, I received a text message from my brother in Abuja, Nigeria. “Please, refrain from all these shameful acts,” he wrote. “Everyone is tired of you. Mummy is crying, Daddy is crying. If you don’t value relationships, we do!”

India: How stigma prevents Delhi’s gay men from getting tested for HIV

Societal pressures, stigma and 'a lot of shame' push gay sex underground, meaning NGOs must come up with innovative ways to reach members of at-risk community

Facebook needs to take responsibility for the horrifying impact it’s had on the global strikedown of LGBT+ rights

Regressive organisations seem happy to use social media to lie, cheat and misinform to get what they want, posing a real threat to the ongoing move to equal rights