Sometimes Mixed Feelings = Progress

30 Sep

There has been a bit of an interesting buzz caused by a Nigerian actor who was convicted for having “unnatural carnal relations” (in other words sex with a man) whilst both were under the influence. He pled guilty and is to serve three months in jail. I shudder to think of what life will be like for him when he gets out. However the bright spark of hope in all this is that fact that there was no unanimous homophobic celebration of the verdict. Apparently even the media weren’t crazy about it and a lot of people have publicly commented that the trial was a waste of time and resources. People’s minds are changing for the better and that is always a good thing, in my book anyway.

Read the full article here


Posted by on September 30, 2012 in Politik


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6 responses to “Sometimes Mixed Feelings = Progress

  1. Clare Flourish

    October 1, 2012 at 9:55 am

    Yes. Certainly better than universal homophobic celebration. Not perfect yet, but better than that. Thank you for sharing.

    • D.C.

      October 1, 2012 at 6:33 pm


  2. free penny press

    October 1, 2012 at 11:07 am

    Change is difficult for some societies but if people band together and keep pushing it will happen!

    • D.C.

      October 1, 2012 at 6:34 pm

      I do hope so 🙂

  3. Clare Flourish

    October 4, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    You have liked it already! Tig!

    • D.C.

      October 4, 2012 at 4:27 pm

      What can I say, it was a good post 🙂


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