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.
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.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, spiritual head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, pleas for respect for LGBT people ahead of his African visit.
Nigeria's new wide-reaching antigay law is a poor distraction in a violent, unstable country.
Several soccer fans waved pro-LGBT banners and rainbow flags at a match between the Nigerian and South African national teams on Sunday.
The first man to come out in Nigeria on national television was forced to flee three years after doing so. And he says the political climate has only gotten worse.