Now Out: Veil of Silence, a documentary about life as gay in Nigeria

The initiative for Equal Rights, an NGO earnestly working toward protecting the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Nigerians, has finally released the anticipated documentary which captured the lives of Nigerian homosexuals on camera.

Official cover for Veil of Silence.

‘Veil of Silence’ which has been screened in different countries has finally been released on the NGO’s official YouTube channel.

TIERs, who in partnership with Habeeb Lawal, both produced the documentary, told NoStrings that their expectations are to continue to mainstream alternative LGBTI stories into the mainstream pop culture, as people need new narrative that is real and free from any social prejudices.

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They also stated that they want people to see what people feel and go through as a result societal pressure and prejudices.

The powerful documentary includes interviews from activists, lawyers, and public health professionals.


About TIERs
The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is a Nigeria-based registered non-for-profit organization working to protect and promote the human rights of sexual minorities nationally and regionally. 

To learn more about them, visit their website: http://theinitiativeforequalrights.org


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Watch the film below of or to watch on YouTube, click HERE.

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