Bisi Alimi, Nigeria's foremost LGBTQ activist has explained in a recent interview why he doesn't identify as a feminist.
The gay rights activist who fights homophobia, racism, and sexism in Africa and beyond, had an interview with Leah Fessler for Quartz At Work.
In the interview, Alimi explains why he doesn’t think men should identify as feminists, how a stranger in an airport taught him self-advocacy, and why dressing up as a woman is one of the best ways to learn to be a man.
Bisi, who underwent gar exorcism at the age of 17 in Lagos said coming out as gay was terrifying.
It was terrifying. I thought it was going to put an end to my career.
But I was saving myself. At 17, I attempted suicide and I had severe mental health issues. So I thought, either I come ...