Protest rally against Nigeria’s Anti-LGBT Law


By Melanie Nathan, February 15, 2015.

Screen Shot 2014-02-15 at 4.21.13 PMNigerian LGBTIs in Diaspora Against Anti Same Sex Laws will hold a rally on Thursday, 20th February, 2014 outside Nigerian High Commission, London, to protest the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan.

“We will come together to say NO to this atrocious law and its blatant violation of our human rights.”

We will also deliver a protest letter to the Nigerian High Commissioner.

In the spirit of Love that February is famous for, we shall host a kissing spree outside the embassy as we say Yes to Love and No to Hate. Nigerian LGBTIs and allies will hold hands, hug and kiss outside the Embassy.

Join us, invite friends and LGBTI allies to kiss Sodomy laws and other anti same-sex laws goodbye.

International solidarity knows no borders.

Date-    Thursday 20 February, 2014

Time-    3:00pm-6:00pm

Venue- Nigeria House, 9 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5BX

Theme- Love Not Hate

Join us in solidarity. Love Not Hate!

Venue Map link

You can also link to our event on Facebook.


U.S. Organizations Remain Silent while Nigerian Gays Desperate for Global Rally March 07

URGENTLY Calling on HRC, NCLR, Get EQUAL and Other U.S.A. Organizations to Start Preparing Now to Form a Coalition to Rally for Nigeria

By Melanie Nathan, February 13, 2014.

Goodluck-Jonathan-007Nigeria’s LGBT community, through The Solitary Alliance, is calling on the world to help protest against the anti-gay law that has caused major persecution and mob injustice against gays and lesbians in Nigeria. I wrote to all our USA group back on January 13 asking for noise and 2 groups out of the 8 responded saying that they were waiting to hear from Nigeria’s LGBT community first, I think in the case of Nigeria that was a big mistake and one that could also hurt Ugandan gays – which is waiting to see if Museveni will sign his assent to its pending Anti-gay Bill. READ MORE

4 thoughts on “Protest rally against Nigeria’s Anti-LGBT Law

  1. Pingback: Marriage Equality Round-Up 2/15/14
  2. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    This is another country on the verge, if not already, openly and “lawfully” persecuting the LGBT community!!
    Sound not happen!!!

  3. “Arise, O Compatriots” (1978–present)
    Arise, O compatriots,
    Nigeria’s call obey
    To serve our Fatherland
    With love and strength and faith.
    The labour of our heroes past
    Shall never be in vain,
    To serve with heart and might
    One nation bound in freedom, peace and unity.

    O God of creation
    Direct our noble cause
    Guide our leaders right
    Help our youth the truth to know
    In love and honesty to grow
    And living just and true
    Great lofty heights attain

    To build a nation where peace
    And justice shall reign.

    Where is the peace and justice?

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