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QueerCity podcast is Nigeria’s first, weekly LGBT lifestyle podcast.

QUEERCITY MEDIA AND PRODUCTION

WHO ARE WE? 

 Queercity media and productions is a Nigerian community based media organization, with the sole mission of producing stories and documenting times of Queer Lives in West Africa. Otherwise known as Queercity, employs the art of storytelling through various easily consumable media like posters, graphics, slides, podcasts, films, documentaries, audio-docu-series etc. Kicked off operations in 2018 as a podcast, in our first three years of existence, we have been able to hit major historic mile stones with our productions and events. Few of which includes our first event ever “Bodies Around Olumo  Abeokuta ’19” which is Nigeria’s first openly LGBT open mic event, and Nigeria’s first openly Queer creatives event. Queercity which was founded by Olaide Kayode Timileyin in Lagos, Nigeria on the 6th of April, 2018 has not just grown from a being a podcast, Queercity is a now an Household name in Nigerian Creatives/activism spheres, as it’s past volunteers are now doing very well in their new spaces.

WHAT DO WE DO?

  • Storytelling through various easily consumable media like Posters, Graphics, Slides, Podcasts, Films, Documentaries, Audio-docu-series etc.
  • Archiving
  • Public Viewing through partnerships
  • Trainings
  • Digital Advocacy
  • Events

Queercity Podcast is a Nigerian community based media and production organization that is focused on producing and documenting West African queer narratives through media, events, archives, digital advocacy amongst others which emerged in April 2018, following the need for more representation in the Nigeria media sphere. .

The podcast, which rose to be the most widespread Nigerian LGBT podcast, is available on over 30 podcasting platforms including Apple and Google podcasts, among others.

Getting Justice for Cameroonian Transwomen Shakira and Patricia amidst death threats with Hamlet. QueerCity

February 8th, 2021 Transgender women were arrested for “attempted homosexuality” in the West African Country of Cameroon. These Transgender women in person of Shakira and Patricia were rounded up by the police at a public restaurant were they had gone to buy food. By the 11th of May, 2021 Shakira and Patricia were sentenced to 5 years imprisonments with 200,000CFA fine each. Joining The Queer Nerd (@OKTimileyin) on this episode is Hamlet from the Work for our Well-being Cameroon. An indigenous human right organization standing in for sexual minorities and other victims of social injustices, in this case, they are Shakira and Patricia’s legal counsel. Last week, Shakira and Patricia were granted provisional freedom and On this episode Hamlet and I discuss the term of their freedom, the risk that looms on the street, and the reality of being a transgender woman in a Cameroonian prison. A Production of @queercitymediaandproductions Host : @OKTimileyin Graphics : @OKTimileyin Socials: Adaora Reference: https://youtu.be/vyzMJRVTOsg https://youtu.be/nAefBCaYHFs #ShakiroandPatricia #Queercitypodcast #LGBT #Cameroon #Oktimileyin — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/queercity/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/queercity/support
  1. Getting Justice for Cameroonian Transwomen Shakira and Patricia amidst death threats with Hamlet.
  2. HIV stigmatization amongst Nigerian Gay men with Raldie Young
  3. Did Allah make sexuality innate in Islam: A crossover episode with Ynaija Non-Binary Blog
  4. Queering Our indigenous and traditional literary narrative: A night in Ibadan
  5. This Queer Nigerian Prince has to marry a woman before his coronation begins: A tale of Culture, Identity, and Royalty.