In The South

Gay Nigerian asylum seeker needs your help

Besi Besemar February 2, 2017

Oyekunle a gay Nigerian asylum seeker is being detained in Colnbrook detention centre. On January 31 he was due to be forcibly deported on a charter flight along with 99 other detainees, including one bisexual man and many who have been in the country for years with family and children.

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‘Dare2Care’ launches ‘GoFundMe’ campaign to stop LGBTQ bullying

May 17, 2015

How many of us would love to see an end to LGBTQ-focused bullying in schools? Despite the great strides in equality happening worldwide, homophobic insults, aimed at LGBTQ youth, or youth who are perceived to be LGBTQ, are not going away. Ohio based non-profit organisation, Dare2Care, is dedicated to uniting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and straight youth to increase unity, empowerment, and leadership. They provide sponsored teens and teachers leadership development opportunities through scholarships in order to increase education and awareness about queer identities, and host annual workshops and events to help educate and give a voice to tomorrow’s leaders.

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