Nigeria has a new president from a new party. There are mixed signals, though, about what that will mean for LGBT Nigerians.

April 01 2015 2:00 PM Updated

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. didn't care for fellow N.J. congressman Chris Smith saying gay rights are not human rights.

February 06 2015 7:00 AM Updated

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.

August 13 2014 5:30 AM

President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly told activist Michael Ighodaro that opponents of the law could challenge it in court.

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Apata Aderonke Adejumoke, who has been in the U.K. for 10 years, faces prison or death if deported to Nigeria.

March 28 2014 8:32 PM

A group of Christian pastors in Chicago will provide safe space for LGBTs fleeing draconian laws in Africa.

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Four men from Nigeria were forced to admit to having gay sex, which led to them being arrested and then publicly whipped as punishment.

March 06 2014 1:33 PM

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.

March 02 2014 1:49 PM

Fourteen young men were dragged out of bed and beaten in the middle of the night for being allegedly gay.

February 15 2014 12:12 PM

Catholic bishops in Nigeria congratulated the president on law that imprisons LGBT people.

February 05 2014 12:07 PM