[PICTURES] Nigerian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual And Transgender Activists In London Protest Against Anti -Same Sex Laws

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Nigerian LGBT's in Diaspora Against Anti Same Sex Laws held a rally outside Nigerian Embassy in London, UK to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

The rally was held on Thursday May 17th 2012 with the Theme- "We Are Family- Freedom to Love for all Nigerians".
Speakers shared personal stories and experiences of Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia and a letter was delivered to officials of the Nigerian High Commission.

A former student activist of the OAU, Ile-Ife, Yemisi Ilesanmi led the protest. She said a position paper on the Anti-Same Sex Marriage bill currently pending before the Nigerian legislatures had already been sent to the Nigerian Legislative organ and the Executive.

PM NEWS LAGOS-Same Sex Marriage: Obama’s Nod Emboldens Nigerian Gays

Gay activists in Nigeria seem to have been emboldened by President Barack Obama’s recent endorsement of homosexual relationships, P.M.NEWS can reveal.

In a press statement sent to P.M.NEWS yesterday, gay activists called on the Nigerian Federal Government and National Assembly to revisit their anti-gay stance and legislation for a better society.

The National Assembly had on 29 November 2011 criminalised relationships between same sex couples, but gay activists remained silent until after President Obama endorsed such relationships on 9 May 2012.

The activists under the aegis of Narconon Nigeria argued that punishing gays or lesbians because of their sexual orientations is inhuman.

They disclosed that they held press conferences in Lagos, southwest Nigeria and Abuja, Nigeria’s capital recently and resolved to speak up.

“Every citizen deserves the right and freedom of association and choices,” Mr. Ibrahim Kunle who issued the statement on behalf of Narconon said.

“Nigeria has not in any way recorded a case of criminality attached to the activities of same sex in the society.

“Many critics based their argument against the practices of homosexual on the passion for religious extremism.

“To take it a little further, for something to be considered wrong in even the most primitive society, the onus of proving harm should be on the accuser.

“Since gays and lesbians do not cause harm to the society as a whole or other individuals within that society, there is no issue of right or wrong.

“In Nigeria today, same-sex sexual activities is illegal according to Chapter 21, Articles 214 and 217 of the Nigerian penal code and can be punished by imprisonment of up to 14 years throughout Nigeria.

“Narconon Nigeria describes this as inhuman and unfair justification to the persons involved in the same sex activities,” Narconon said, adding that it is a non-governmental organization involved in the fight against drug abuse, human rights abuse and crime.

The activists called on the Nigerian government to leave gays and lesbians alone and focus on the fight against insecurity and poverty.

“Narconon Nigeria believes the government needs to pay more attention to insecurity (terrorism & kidnapping), economic instability, corruption, education, health, unemployment, drug trafficking and abuse, organised crime etc.

“The country has gradually fallen into the hands of criminal gangs, who as ubiquitous as they are, are mushrooming at alarming proportion, while the government seems not to be paying attention to the rapacious consequences they are wreaking and could wreak on the society at large. The government seems not to be interested in real reforms,” Narconon said.

—Simon Ateba
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mynameismyname | 5/18/2012 1:02:16 PMshameless i***ts...mtcheew Reply this thread
Charisma | 5/18/2012 1:58:59 PM | 2nd 2 d last picha , heheheheh d gay guy hehehehe is dat how they look any1 's got a clue? Blue gay where @ thou honey? is dat u? heheheheh!
lolo | 5/18/2012 4:21:44 PM | this ones don reach to turn to gay as all of them hav past their sale by date..no hop again hence they engage in same sex games
Lalaland | 5/18/2012 11:45:36 PM | Ahaha! You nailed it girl! Aha! Come sef o na when nigerians proudly become lesbians and bisexuals and gays?!? When did all that nonsense start?!? Anyways I blame nollysheitwood 100%!!
cutie | 5/19/2012 5:17:06 AM | dont wan to sound vocal or so but i love me some dick jo, how can babe enjoy another babe...i no fit lay down come open toto for another babe to dey suck, that is gonna be boringggggggg...anyway sha na their life who am i to judge
Baby boy | 5/19/2012 5:34:12 AM | Waiting sweet pass DICK? Way women go dey f**k women like them. God ave mercy on them ooo...
Charisma | 5/19/2012 5:41:40 AM | Yes ooo sweety, chai how woman go de do dis kain one with fellow woman . Instead of dis one mek persin kukuma go manage ABOKI oo! . As plan B na hehehehe!
cutie | 5/19/2012 7:12:15 AM | hhahahahahahaah charisma u no well at all lol
Lalaland | 5/19/2012 12:50:34 PM | Abegi abegi abegi I no want the imagine of ódému mallam fhucking you in my head! Keep your love for prick to yaself! Mtchew!
nky | 5/18/2012 8:06:55 PM | Seriously dis is c***y nd immoral,omg god is watching..marriage shuld be btw man & woman
Adamumu useless gay garba | 5/19/2012 9:01:35 AM | Adamumu ode gay garba abeg stoooooop!
Zedd toey | 5/18/2012 1:08:05 PMI'm proud 2 b a gay. Reply this thread
Charisma | 5/18/2012 2:30:58 PM | wat??????????? gay????? proud?????? there ain't gon' be a proud gay buddy cos ur azz ll be itchin like c***y plus diahhrea all de way hehehehe!
Sly | 5/18/2012 2:51:11 PM | Zedd is an attention seeker,he's not worth your time.His write ups are trashy.
Charisma | 5/18/2012 3:20:51 PM | Yea, dearie thx u right!
AKWARAIKE | 5/18/2012 9:04:31 PM | Zedd or whatever you call your self,you are a demon in human form and must born in the deepest part of hell because that's your potion.you vagabond,confused son of sodom !
rossy | 5/19/2012 1:37:43 AM | you are proud to be a cock sucker.Shame on u.
Aproko | 5/19/2012 4:57:53 AM | Out of curiousity, I made out with a fellow girl sometime last year.....It was very boring. All that fingering and p***y licking thing was irritating and (come to think of it)disgusting.

The almighty God that made Adam and Eve knows best and we shouldn't try to do otherwise. I somehow regret that act but at least i now know that I am not missing out on anything.
As a woman, if you have a guy that knows his way around in bed, you will know that being gay equals daftness.

Baby boy | 5/19/2012 6:37:54 AM | Hmmmm you all guy people
chiyoma | 5/18/2012 1:18:19 PMUwa emebiela, world don spoil finish,imagine the nonsense. Reply this thread
The Enforcer | 5/18/2012 1:45:41 PMUpon all the gays we dey for here nah only five of them fit show face for public. Hahahaha....Heheheheheheh.. yeye dey smell. Me I am not against anybody choice of how they want to live their lives o, provided they don't shove it in my face. I was hoping Sheitlady and Somsud will be out there supporting their family. Reply this thread
Charisma | 5/18/2012 1:55:20 PM | Hahahahahahahaha D'Enforcerrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!! I hail oo buddy !
The Enforcer | 5/18/2012 2:16:40 PM | @Charisma, I hail you back dear, hope you are preparing for the weekend sha, have a good one.
lolo | 5/18/2012 4:24:15 PM | na so o o...i no see their ring leader gennyfcukingvie picha there abi she follow the ones wey dey hide dem face?
Lalaa | 5/19/2012 2:27:22 AM | Mtchewww na Genefhuckinve na sponsor this parade sef!
Afric.B | 5/18/2012 2:10:09 PMU al shud hide ur faces in shame hv u 4goten wt hapen 2 sodom nd gomorah u al beter repent b4 u invite d wroth of God upon urselves dnt tak d grace nd mercy 4 granted u al shud b ashame of ur selves wt kind of dimons r u Reply this thread
Zedd toey | 5/18/2012 2:38:25 PM | Close mout cos ur mout is full of stench, smelin. wat kind of wrath of God are dey invitin? last tym i cheked u were still bangin ur sis, so tel me are u invitin the peace of God or his wrath by so doin?, if u call ursef bee try go an bite boko haram.
Afric.B | 5/18/2012 2:26:20 PMPlz nigeria govt stick 2 it if n is found guty 14 years imprisionment if possible 28 years if da wnt 2 practis it freely let dem stay in london nd never return 2 nigeria tank God da knw nigeria hv alot at hand da shud nt com nd add dat rubish 2 it Reply this thread
peepee | 5/18/2012 2:44:59 PMNigeria should not allow any of this b*****d ppl to enter the country again.they should remain in london.i was there this morning to see they ugly faces. Reply this thread
peepee | 5/18/2012 2:45:12 PMNigeria should not allow any of this b*****d ppl to enter the country again.they should remain in london.i was there this morning to see they ugly faces. Reply this thread
Angel | 5/18/2012 2:57:52 PMShameless and useless Girls/boys that claim to be Nigerians. Its so disgursting, it groose. Wat a pity. I hate gays, they are abnormal people. God will destroy you all and revive our land again for the best.. Reply this thread
Zedd toey | 5/18/2012 3:40:42 PM | Dont evn try 2 pretend as if u'nt pat of dem cos i kno how many tym u were fingered by ur own sister. so there are no other unGodly tins hapnin, worth cryin 4 more dan praticin gay&lesbialism in dis nation? I kno if dis pple are left on their own an fight d major problem first, wich evrybdy kno 2 b curuption among our thivin lidas is far beter dan dealin wif gays&lesbians.
ray | 5/19/2012 6:20:15 AM | sin na sin,wether gay or lesbian or straight' whiich b God go destroy all of una?
ray | 5/19/2012 6:20:26 AM | sin na sin,wether gay or lesbian or straight' whiich b God go destroy all of una?
Afric.B | 5/18/2012 3:11:03 PMRegniz son of lucifer go tel ur felow dimons dat God wil nt destroy nigeria bcus of ur abominable acts each tim i read n of conment it disgust me nd i fel lik trowin up wt kind of a creature r u ? u an alien a moron a clown u r so irritatein gush 4 d racord orde d B in my name dos nt stand 4 bee if mst knw am a duather of d most high God. Reply this thread
Zedd toey | 5/18/2012 4:37:29 PM | Find out 4rm ur fellow brothers boko haram an i'm sure dey'll answer u by blowin ur spiral head off 2 d air.
Zedd toey | 5/18/2012 4:56:18 PM | If u lyk throw down an match on it, dat can only pruv it more dat u'er an animal. U'er disgusted by my coment bt i'm bringin u only one option an dat is go an aply 4 boko haram in sucid bombin depatment, an become sucid bomber afta wich u can sefbomb ursef, den, wen u get 2 hell tel devil u kill ursef becos of my digustin coment.
MADAM | 5/18/2012 3:23:01 PMThese are Nigerian BARSTAARDS IN DIASPORA.
Go and look for your country as you guys are not from Nigeria period. Reply this thread
lolo | 5/18/2012 4:25:34 PM | yes o..they look lik Ghanians
MADAM | 5/18/2012 7:13:36 PM | I know you have a pin hole vision, what you wrote up there is clicking by the minute, yes i suspect Ghana too.
Afric.B | 5/18/2012 3:49:03 PMHear urself am proud 2 b a gay zedd let me ask u hw old r u i mean ur age bcus u always sound s****d Reply this thread
Zedd toey | 5/18/2012 5:14:25 PM | Me i no b ur mate o, ask ur sis na me dey 4k her.
MADAM | 5/18/2012 7:16:20 PM | Please who are you ? i do not like your language, please show some respect, don't be so debased, thank you.
TIME | 5/18/2012 5:15:13 PMIs time they should caught them and burn them to ashes..... Reply this thread
oshimiri | 5/18/2012 8:35:08 PMif u check the whole world today , civilisation has change to s****dilastion, and may the lord have mercy on thier soul,ameicans have spoil this world , that s why i called it soddom and g Reply this thread
complicated | 5/18/2012 11:39:32 PMWhat do u expect from these useless juju failed women.No man wants to visit their web site again,so out of frusration they diverted to lesbian.The men are jobless and lifeless as well.Its really a pity that these bunch of never do well are living among us.They need to be wiped away. Reply this thread
Chris Edwin | 5/19/2012 5:42:16 AMNo problem at all. Since Nigeria is no longer safe for you little devils, just stay in the UK or US wherever you find yourself and exercise your inhuman rights there. Don't come over to Nigeria die in exile. Reply this thread
ray | 5/19/2012 6:25:45 AMi lov d act of p***y suking n all d........ but i cant marry a female like me. Noway we can b just lovers. Reply this thread
Kiny | 5/19/2012 7:07:10 AM | WAt is der to luv ur follow gal,dis act is demonic
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