Nigerian Air hostess, Silverline Okoro, in loved up photos she shared on Instagram, was pictured in loved up moment with her girlfriend.
Here is a video of the Nigerian Air hostess and her girlfriend in the ‘moment’;
Silverline Okoro made headlines in 2017, after she celebrated her 3rd anniversary with her girlfriend. She captioned a video she shared;
Today we remember those who fought for us and our right to be, ironically I met the love of my life same weekend 3 yrs ago.
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This follows up Reuters’ report that a tentative, growing acceptance of gay men and women in Nigeria offers a seed of hope, human rights campaigners said on Wednesday, in a country where the outlawing of gay sex is supported by nine in ten people, according to a new report.
A 2017 survey by NOI Polls compared attitudes towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Nigeria against a 2015 poll.
It found a 7 percent increase in acceptance of LGBT people, and a 9 percent rise to 39 percent of those surveyed who think that LGBT people should be allowed equal access to public services such as healthcare, education and housing.
“These changes might look small, but let us acknowledge the progress,” said Olumide Makanjuola, executive director of The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERS), a charity working to protect the rights of sexual minorities in Nigeria, which commissioned the survey.
“The fact that there is a small differential is important to acknowledge. Nigeria is not an easy place to have such conversations.”
However, the poll showed a 4 percent increase to 90 percent of Nigerians who support the criminalisation of same-sex relationships, and no change in the proportion of Nigerians who believe that the country would be a better place with no LGBT people, also 90 percent.
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed a bill in 2014 criminalising same-sex relationships in Nigeria, despite pressure from Western governments to preserve the rights of gay, lesbian and bisexual people. The Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act (SSMPA) bans gay marriage, same-sex “amorous relationships” and membership of gay rights groups with penalties of up to 14 years in prison.