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Nigeria police spokesman Frank Mba told CNN he needed to gather more information on the case before giving a response. The crippling, gut-wrenching pain that followed every punch and every poke felt like my skin was being nailed to a wall. This is not only because so many of our homophobic laws were in fact a poisonous gift from our British and Portugese colonial masters, but also because people are remarkably unaware that many African countries are not in fact homophobic by law.
Insame-sex activity was legalized in Lesothoa kingdom landlocked by South Africa. Shari'a law, which is practiced in 12 northern states in the country imposes a penalty of death by stoning.
For a very long time, A Nigeria is a cold- blooded country for gay men I have the scars to prove it CNN Boy was the right, moral thing for me to do for my community from a position of privilege and status and abundance. But neither the acclaim nor my considerable privilege, as an attorney and son of a politician, could protect me from the four men who brutally ambushed me in my hometown, Akwanga, Nassarawa State, in central Nigeria late last year.
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Richard Akuson is a Nigerian lawyer and founder of A Nasty Boy magazine which seeks to challenge conventional norms about gender and masculinity. Shari'a law, which is practiced in 12 northern states in the country imposes a penalty of death by stoning. Auburn and Michigan State vs.
Recently, in a moment of reflection, a friend asked me: "What happens now that your country has broken and disowned you; what's next, Richard?
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