In Nigeria, homosexuality is considered a forbidden subject, therefore, not much people are comfy with chatting positively concerning it.
From the African Civil Rights Media Network
From top left: Falz, Tonto Dikeh
, M.I, Alex Ekubo, Kiss Daniel, Charly Boy, Ashionye Michelle. By Mike Daemon Nonetheless, quite a couple of prominent Nigerians such as celebs have actually spoken up in the past in assistance of LGBTIQ +equal rights and prompting the basic public to deny the negative stereotypes and misconceptions concerning homosexuality.
7 of those stars have actually been noted below.
Nigerian artist Folarin Falana widely recognized as Falz, previously this year, launched a tune with a pro-LGBT message. In the song, ‘hypocrite’ he prompted everybody to quit their judgmental as well as sanctimonious perspectives towards people including LGBTI+ individuals.
2. Tonto Dikeh
Nollywood starlet Tonto Dikeh, has revealed her assistance for LGBT individuals a couple of times. At one factor, she stood in assistance of gay American actor Jussie Smollet, after he was apparently struck due to his sexual preference. She also blew up some Nigerian anti-gay militants a couple of months earlier.
3. M.I Abaga
Hip-hop experience as well as rap artist Jude Abaga, popularly referred to as M.I has actually talked in the previous condemning the Same-Sex Marriage Restriction Act [SSMPA] He made it clear that there is nothing absolutely wrong with being gay or lesbian and also so, consequently, LGBT persons deserve to be themselves as well as live openly.
4. Alex Ekubo
Quite just recently Nollywood star Alex Ekubo composed an open letter to his followers, in the last, he asked Nigerians to allow gay people exist in peace and encouraged them to ‘stop the name-calling’.
5. Kiss Daniel
In 2015, Kiss Daniel tweeted to declare his authorization of same-sex marriage after it was legalized in the USA. In his tweet, he recognized that ‘love is love’.
6. Charly Young boy
Controversial musician, entertainer, and also human rights protestor Charles Oputa commonly known as Charly Boy has been really singing about his support for LGBTI+ people in Nigeria. In 2017, Charly Kid proclaimed that he has actually ‘picked to combat for the civil liberties of gays and lesbians’.
7. Ashionye Michelle Riccah
A couple of days back, Nollywood actress Ashionye Michelle, has come full blast to allow individuals understand that homosexuality is not unnatural as lots of individuals believe. She encouraged individuals to see gay people like every person else.