- Posted November 17, 2012 by
brooklyn, 11216, New York
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DEATH SENTENCE FOR GAYS LIVING WITH HIV IN NIGERIA!
My name is Micheal and i am a young Nigerian LGBT advocate living with HIV.Nigeria law makers are about to pass a bill that will kill Gays living with HIV in Nigeria! this law will end all HIV prevention services targeting Gay men in Nigeria, this law will imprison Gay men for 15yrs! i recently escaped death in Nigeria just about two months ago, becouse i am a gay activist! I had to live Nigeria and relocate to NY! and now if this bill goes through it will be a massive massacar of Gay men living with HIV in the country! they will all die if no one acts now! I have worked with Gay men living with HIV in Nigeria and i know what this means for them!! if this bill goes through it will be ten step backward for Nigeria in regards to the reduction of HIV in the country..the senate has passed the bill, and the house of Assembly just did a first voting on the bill and are proposing to do a final soon and then send to the president for signature if he signs! ....