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Queer Nigerian twitter can challenge homophobia and assert sexual agency

Ayodele Onanuga, Paul (2020) Queer Nigerian twitter can challenge homophobia and assert sexual agency. Africa at LSE (29 Oct 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Sexual minorities in Nigeria use Twitter to contest the invisibility Nigerian society forces upon them. By examining the linguistic advocacy of ‘coming out’ and ‘reaching out’ on the social media platform, users can establish a sense of community while challenging heteronormative values by asserting individual and group sexual agency.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 12 Nov 2020 14:31
Last Modified: 09 Feb 2021 00:26
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/107158

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