Quick Facts: A Look At Nigeria’s New Anti-Gay Legislation

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Written by Keren Mikva

There has been widespread scrutiny and dismay over Nigeria’s new anti-gay legislation, signed into law by President Goodluck Jonathan in January. Given that it’s such a hot button issue, here are some quick facts that explain the details of the law, and what it means for the Nigerian lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community.

Sources: TheGuardian.com, WashingtonPost.com, BBC.co.uk, HuffingtonPost.com, Advocate.com