Nigeria and Hypocrisy of Sexuality

Posted on January 17 2019 , at 11:22 pm
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  • Same-sex relations are explicitly banned in 72 countries, but it is interesting to know that the number of nations that criminalize the lifestyle is decreasing with time...

Can we stop for a moment and see that despite the country’s and religions’ strong opposition to issues relating to same sex relationship and its likes, controversial cross dresser, Bobrisky’s social media followings keeps increasing on a daily basis.

How daring, even as these lifestyles attract death penalty for people convicted of same-sex relationship under the Sharia law. This is even as cross-dressing is an abomination from the Biblical interpretation point of view.

“A woman must not wear men’s clothing, nor a man wear women’s clothing, for the Lord your God detests anyone who does this.”-Deuteronomy 22:5.

Aside religious laws, same-sex relations is expressly banned in Nigeria, and punishable by 14 years imprisonment by the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act (SSMPA).

Since Nigerian Senate passed the law in 2013, law enforcement agents have cracked down on people suspected of homosexuality. However, arrests are infrequent as homosexual people live in hiding.

According to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, same-sex relations are explicitly banned in 72 countries, but it is interesting to know that the number of nations that criminalize the lifestyle is decreasing with time.

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