In Africa's most populous nation, a differing of opinions is a given. But when it comes views on homosexuality and queerness in the country, ... those of the elite take precedence. The colonial legacy in Nigeria has left the country, like many others, with a bias against non-heterosexual relations. And this has in turn been eaten up and spat out by the major religious institutions in the country.
Israel’s new prime minister, Naftali Bennett, reportedly once said: “I’ve killed lots of Arabs in my life, and there’s no problem with that.” The supporter of Greater Israel and leader of a broad, diverse coalition is notorious for his anti-Arab stances.
Despite the role of Arab politician Mansour Abbas, who was recently appointed deputy minister of Arab affairs, in the coalition that ousted Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister, institutional discrimination continues to impact Palestinian citizens of Israel.