Female to Female Relationships: Legal only in some areas
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Has your sexual orientation affected your job in NIGERIA? Do you feel limited in your career by your sexual orientation?
In too many ways to count
I changed careers because of my sexual orientation
I feel that I wasn’t promoted because I am lesbian or gay
My co-workers harass me because of my sexual orientation
I have not been limited by my sexual orientation, though I am out at work
Rowland Jide Macaulay is a founder and Project Director of the House Of Rainbow Fellowship London and Lagos Nigeria. He was elected a representative of Pan Africa ILGA in 2007 and alternate African representative for ILGA world’s Board. Since 2008 he is the co-representative for Africa at ILGA world’s Board. The primary vision of the fellowship is to reach out and provide support to sexual minorities. British-Nigerian born in London, an ordained minister since 1998, a dynamic and an inspirational speaker, author, poet, pastor and preacher, holds a degree in law and masters education in theology.
Macaulay focuses on inclusion and reconciliation of sexuality, spirituality and human rights. He writes for various Christian and secular Journals, he has won several awards including 2007 Black LGBTI Community Award for "Gay Man of the Year" for his work helping LGBTI people of faith.
Interview by Patricia Curzi >>>