Nigeria has a new president from a new party. There are mixed signals, though, about what that will mean for LGBT Nigerians.
Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. didn't care for fellow N.J. congressman Chris Smith saying gay rights are not human rights.
After failing to win a seat at the table inside the summit, HRC and Human Rights First are sizing up the potential impact on the lives of LGBTs from the historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.
President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly told activist Michael Ighodaro that opponents of the law could challenge it in court.
Apata Aderonke Adejumoke, who has been in the U.K. for 10 years, faces prison or death if deported to Nigeria.
A group of Christian pastors in Chicago will provide safe space for LGBTs fleeing draconian laws in Africa.
Four men from Nigeria were forced to admit to having gay sex, which led to them being arrested and then publicly whipped as punishment.
In a video for the Human Rights Campaign, Whoopi Goldberg condemned Uganda's and Nigeria's laws that allow LGBT people to be rounded up and criminally punished.
Fourteen young men were dragged out of bed and beaten in the middle of the night for being allegedly gay.
Catholic bishops in Nigeria congratulated the president on law that imprisons LGBT people.