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Our goal is to promote positive representation and humanization of queer people in Nigeria.
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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”
by Anana Christopher Nigeria’s laws, as with her deeply rooted cultural and religious norms, are extremely discriminatory towards women. This is in a society where women are generally seen as a sexual minority; in fact, to most people, they are just an extension of the male sex who exist to cater to the needs ofContinue reading “How State Sponsored Homophobia Affects Women”