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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 changed government documents in NIGERIA concerning your gender identity? How easy was the process?
I could change official documents easily (0 %) I changed official documents, but with much stress (0 %) I could not change my official documents (0 %) I have not tried to change official documents (0 %)

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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 gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers on 26/12/2011 +0
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Attn: sir/ma

we are a non governmental association in care for the gay and lesbian right in Nigeria. right now we are really going thru a lot of challenges via the band of gay and lesbian right in our country and this has result to so many killings of our brothers and sisters in the north side of the country..
right now we are hiding under the shadow of this association Doctor Uwa Foundation for the gay and lesbian but we can not come out openly bcus right now our life is not save.
we are writing you this mail so that u can use your able network to inform others what we have been facing in our country Nigeria and if you have any advise you can send to us pls we will really welcome it urgently.
pls you can reach our foundation thru this:

Doctor Uwa Foundation
for the gay and lesbian right
5,oyetola street,
mafoluku oshodi,
lagos, nigeria
west african
Tel:2348033924579

pls we will urgently be waiting for your respond and help
to enable us help our brothers and sister in the north side
of our country to enable us save there life..
we will send you some of the killings picture of some of our member
that was killed trying to run for there life.

pls your urgent respond is highly needed.

regards
Doctor Keven Uwa
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(user currently living in NIGERIA) posted for gay lesbian transgender bisexual intersex straight readers on 26/12/2011 +0
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Attn: sir/ma

we are a non governmental association in care for the gay and lesbian right in Nigeria. right now we are really going thru a lot of challenges via the band of gay and lesbian right in our country and this has result to so many killings of our brothers and sisters in the north side of the country..
right now we are hiding under the shadow of this association Doctor Uwa Foundation for the gay and lesbian but we can not come out openly bcus right now our life is not save.
we are writing you this mail so that u can use your able network to inform others what we have been facing in our country Nigeria and if you have any advise you can send to us pls we will really welcome it urgently.
pls you can reach our foundation thru this:

Doctor Uwa Foundation
for the gay and lesbian right
5,oyetola street,
mafoluku oshodi,
lagos, nigeria
west african
Tel:2348033924579

pls we will urgently be waiting for your respond and help
to enable us help our brothers and sister in the north side
of our country to enable us save there life..
we will send you some of the killings picture of some of our member
that was killed trying to run for there life.

pls your urgent respond is highly needed.

regards
Doctor Keven Uwa
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