Caitlyn Jenner Transgender meets Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi

The transgender and the gay rights activist met and chatted after attending the Aspen Ideas conference in Colorado, USA, on Friday, June 24 2016.

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Caitlyn Jenner, now a key member and face of the LGBT community, has met with Bisi Alimi during a conference held last week.

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The transgender and the gay rights activist met and chatted after attending the Aspen Ideas conference in Colorado, USA, on Friday, June 24 2016.

As did Alimi, Caitlyn took to her Instagram page to share a few words on her meeting with the activist who was the first Nigerian to come out of the closet.

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Caitlyn Jenner with Bisi Alimi

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Sharing a selfie with Alimi, Caitlyn wrote:

"I met Bisi Alimi this weekend. I love his fearless passion for the #LGBT community and Africa!! He has opened my eyes to the enormous problems that exist. A little bit about Bisi - He is the founder and director of the Bisi Alimi Foundation, which advocates for sexual and gender minorities in Nigeria. He also consults for the World Bank on the economic impact of homophobia and serves on its Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity task force. Alimi was a 2014 New Voices fellow at the Aspen Institute and was listed as the 19th most important LGBT person in the United Kingdom in 2015 and No. 77 on the 2014 World Pride Power List. His TEDx talk, “There should never be another Ibrahim,” is considered one of the 14 most inspiring queer TED talks of all time."

Alimi also shared a snap of his own via his Instagram page, disclosing that they had discussed Global Trans Alliance and the way forward for the rest of the LGBT community especially those who are living in fear.

Caitlyn may have a lot to gain from an alliance with Alimi, what with her TV show, "I am Cait" getting canceled in Africa and the gay rights activist fighting a difficult fight.

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Bisi Alimi

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