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It’s Rude to Keep Holy Bibles in Hotel Rooms – Bisi Alimi hits out at hotel Owners for ‘forcing Religion Down their Guests’
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It’s Rude to Keep Holy Bibles in Hotel Rooms – Bisi Alimi hits out at hotel Owners for ‘forcing Religion Down their Guests’

Nigerian gay rights activist, Bis Alimi, has hit out at hotel owners for keeping the holy Bibles in hotel rooms. In a post on Instagram, he claimed that hotel owners are forcing their "religion down our throats" and that the act is "rude." He wrote: " We honestly need to stop putting bible in hotel rooms. It is rude. This act of forcing your religion down our throat is rude! Simple"
I Don’t Care Who Your Pastor Is, You Must Be Stupid To Think 5G Causes COVID-19 – Bisi Alimi
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I Don’t Care Who Your Pastor Is, You Must Be Stupid To Think 5G Causes COVID-19 – Bisi Alimi

Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi has reacted to the controversy surrounding the 5G network and the Coronavirus pandemic. While some prominent Nigerians have opined that the 5G mobile network is the cause of the coronavirus outbreak, Bisi is of a different opinion as he says there is no known link between the coronavirus and 5G technology, He took to Instagram to blast ‘irresponsible pastors and conspiracy theorists’ for peddling the new controversial claims, saying: ‘they know you are so stupid enough to believe, and that your stupidity will make them prey on your income. ‘ ”Have you research 5G and the energy it produces and why the rest of the world isn’t really ready to take the plunge or think it’s a good idea for the masses just yet. I agree that anyone who’s ...
Bisi Alimi Organises First LGBT Pride Event In Lagos
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Bisi Alimi Organises First LGBT Pride Event In Lagos

Nigeria’s first open gay man, Bisi Alimi has organized the first-ever LGBT pride event in Lagos after his return to Nigeria, Praizenews report. Bisi Alimi who is a gay rights activist attended the Night of Diversity 2019 organized by the Bisi Alimi Foundation, the first-ever LGBT pride event which held in Lagos on Tuesday, October 29. Some of the sponsors of the event includes the Elton John AIDS Foundation, Martin Prendergast, Stephen Fry and Paul Gambaccini. The British Deputy High Commission also provided the venue for the event. The Night of Diversity 2019 saw 9 members of the LGBT community take the stage to show off their talents and capabilities. WE DID IT!!! Last night we organise an LGBT pride event in #Lagos. I am all emotional now as I never thought such would happen i...
Bisi Alimi Reacts To Kenyan Gay Activist, Biyavanga Wainaina’s Death At 48
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Bisi Alimi Reacts To Kenyan Gay Activist, Biyavanga Wainaina’s Death At 48

Wainaina, who was named among Time Magazine’s 100 most influential people in 2014 for his gay rights activist, died at a Nairobi hospital after a brief illness. Tom Maliti, the chairman of the literary magazine Kwani, which was founded by Wainaina, told The Daily Nation newspaper of Wainaina’s passing on Wednesday. Maliti said Wainaina died a few minutes past 10pm on Tuesday at a Nairobi hospital. Wainana won the Caine Prize for African writing in 2002 for his short story Discovering Home in 2002. In 2014, following the passage of a series of anti-gay laws across Africa, Wainaina publicly announced that he was gay. In 2015, he suffered a stroke. In December 2016, he revealed on Twitter that he was HIV-positive. Last year he announced his plans to marry his long-time partner in ...
Bisi Alimi Explains Why He Doesn’t Identify As A Feminist
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Bisi Alimi Explains Why He Doesn’t Identify As A Feminist

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 ...

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