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 Transphobia: A Global Pandemic We Need to Abolish Immediately by Jan 

The belief that queerness is not African is a myth, as queer and trans people have existed and will continue to exist on the continent of Africa. This belief that queerness and transness are western imports have perpetuated harm and violence done to queer and trans people, backed by laws that are based on specificContinue reading ” Transphobia: A Global Pandemic We Need to Abolish Immediately by Jan “

The Oasis Project is bridging the gap in access to binders in Nigeria

by Ayotemitide Nabila Using chest binders is one way for some Trans, Non-binary and Gender Nonconforming people to affirm their identities. Many Trans and Non-binary people suffer from gender and body dysphoria and more specifically chest dysphoria. Chest binding is especially used by Trans men and Non-binary people to flatten their breasts which helps reduceContinue reading “The Oasis Project is bridging the gap in access to binders in Nigeria”

AN ATTACK ON THE QUEER BODY IS AN ATTACK ON THE ECONOMY; AN EXPLORATION OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HOMOPHOBIA

*Ryan, The Protean. The World Bank proves 40 percent of Nigeria’s total population lives below the country’s poverty line of 137,430 naira ($381.75). Over the current administration, the middle-class has shrunk from 38% to 10%. With purchasing power burning out faster than most Nigerian Idol winners, Nigerians have a problem. In this essay, we willContinue reading “AN ATTACK ON THE QUEER BODY IS AN ATTACK ON THE ECONOMY; AN EXPLORATION OF THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF HOMOPHOBIA”

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