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Fighting for LGBT Rights in Nigeria

NIGERIA

Not a week goes by without a news report detailing yet another vicious attack on members of Africa’s LGBT population. These hate crimes are not confined to just a few African countries but can be found across the continent, even in progressive South Africa. Although in 2006 South Africa became the first, and to this day the only, African nation to legalise samesex marriage, so-called “corrective” rapes have become prevalent.

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