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NIGERIA

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Death
Female to Female Relationships: Legal only in some areas
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law

Your Views

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.

Have you had problems obtaining treatment for HIV/AIDS or STD/STIs in NIGERIA?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, there is no access prevention (25%) Yes, access to prevention is limited (0 %) Yes, getting prevention is stigmatized (25%) No (50%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in NIGERIA...
(user currently living in UNITED KINGDOM) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual readers on 12/07/2012
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It is assumed that being straight is the only acceptable way of life. How they got it wrong!
LGBT people do exist in the society; all they need is the right support and environment to identify openly. Unfortunately the State is prohibity homosexuality, so who is going to help LGBTs?
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(user currently living in UNITED KINGDOM) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual readers on 12/07/2012
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It is assumed that being straight is the only acceptable way of life. How they got it wrong!
LGBT people do exist in the society; all they need is the right support and environment to identify openly. Unfortunately the State is prohibity homosexuality, so who is going to help LGBTs?
add response to story
add response to story
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