*TW: homophobia, police brutality* Matthew Blaise, a queer Nigerian LGBTQI+ activist on the frontline in Lagos, shares their powerful story of queer resistance in the face of police brutality. “You’re stupid for telling us you have human rights, because here in Nigeria, human rights don’t exist. Other homos we arrest...
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Matthew Blaise (He/Him,They/Them) is a non-binary LGBTQI+ activist from Nigeria. They are currently studying English and literary studies at a Federal University in Nigeria. Matthew is one of the fore-soldiers of the #EndhomophobiaInNigeria campaign which trended on Nigeria Social Media space. They're passionate about personal liberation hence they use social media networks as a means of reaching out to young queer people and helping them accept their Queer identity in a very homophobic country like Nigeria.