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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 people in NIGERIA assumed your HIV/AIDS status because of your sexual orientation?

The majority of people visiting this site have said Yes, people think I have AIDS because I am gay

Yes, people think I have AIDS because I am gay (50%) Yes, the government thinks sexual orientation and HIV or AIDS status is the same (0 %) Yes (50%) No (0 %)

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!

YOUR STORIES
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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in NIGERIA...
(user currently living in NIGERIA) posted for readers on 02/02/2014 +5
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My name is david am a gay of 22 yrs of age and am a Nigeria. i have lived in Nigeria happily all through my life as a gay wit my partner paul which I met wen I was 18, until two weeks ago when the anti gay law was passed with a sentence of 14 years in jail. We ve seperated ever since for d fear of being caught. Please I need your help, I need to be with paul cos I miss him a lot.thanks
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(user currently living in NIGERIA) posted for readers on 02/02/2014 +5
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My name is david am a gay of 22 yrs of age and am a Nigeria. i have lived in Nigeria happily all through my life as a gay wit my partner paul which I met wen I was 18, until two weeks ago when the anti gay law was passed with a sentence of 14 years in jail. We ve seperated ever since for d fear of being caught. Please I need your help, I need to be with paul cos I miss him a lot.thanks
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