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Being Gay New documentary showing assaults faced by homosexuals in Nigeria

Gay Nigerians face beatings, harsh prison sentences, even death

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American network PBS, has just aired a documentary profiling gay men in Nigeria and the prosecution they face in light of our country’s anti-gay laws, which saw the passing of the anti-same sex marriage bill passed into law last year.

Read: Nigerian couple remanded in jail after enslaving man for 24 years

Journalist Nick Schifrin talked to Christian & Muslim gay men based in Southern & Northern Nigeria like Brian Ifenna, who have been beaten, mobbed and ostracized by their families for their sexuality.

They also profile gay activists in Nigeria trying to create a nurturing environment for LGBT people in a very homophobic society.

Documentary video below

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