Niger

LGBTI Rights in Niger


ADDED ON: 05/07/2019

LGBT in West Africa: Arrests, lynchings, discrimination, denial

West African nations display a mix of mostly abusive responses to LGBT people, including denial that they exist, lynchings and arrests even without anti-homosexuality laws. The context of West Africa is peculiar…

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ADDED ON: 04/27/2019

Abandoned: traditional festival of male beauty in Niger

Festival in Niamey, Niger, has promoted traditional men’s fashion, local couturiers’ skills and masculine beauty. It has also been a place for social minorities and artists in the Central Sahel region to…

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ADDED ON: 08/17/2018

Good News for Africa’s Queers

An eight-part podcast series looking into the experiences of “queer Africans living, loving, thriving and surviving on the continent and in the diaspora” recently hit the virtual world. Titled AfroQueer, the weekly series…

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