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Pride in Lagos 2023 – Call for Journalists

Are you passionate about telling powerful stories and amplifying the voices of underrepresented communities? Do you want to be a part of an exciting and impactful project that celebrates the diverse and vibrant culture of Lagos? If so, we want to hear from you!

The Pride in Lagos 2023 team is looking for talented writers and journalists to collaborate with us on a series of features for Gay Times, one of the world’s leading LGBTQ+ publications. We’re seeking pitches for compelling, thought-provoking pieces that explore the experiences and perspectives of LGBTQ+ people in Lagos. And in accordance with the theme of the year: WE ALL BELONG

Each feature should be between 800 and 1,000 words in length and will be compensated at a rate of £200 per piece upon publication. We’re looking for stories that showcase the rich experiences of queer experiences of Lagos.

If you’re interested in working with us on this exciting project, please send us your pitch along with a brief bio and writing samples to We can’t wait to hear from you!


Save The Date – Pride in Lagos 2023

We are thrilled to announce that Pride Lagos 2023 will be taking place from June 12th to June 18th, 2023! This year’s celebration promises to be bigger and better than ever before, as we come together to celebrate love, diversity, and inclusion. Pride Lagos is an annual event that brings together members and allies of…


Lagos, Nigeria/ West Africa – Thursday, June 02, 2022 Queercity Media and Productions – The parent organization of the renowned Queercity Podcast and Pride in Lagos, West Africa’s destination pride event has announced the official lineup for our 2022 Pride in Lagos Festival, “Pride In Lagos” slated for June 20th to 26th 2022 is a Hybrid event. Pride…

Call For Anthology

Dear Writers/Poets, Please write 1-4 pages about your Queer Resilience in the past year from June 2021 to April 2022. Such resilience could be your participation in a protest, your love, friendship, your chosen family, your house, your Twitter community, etc. Include your name or your pen name. Label your story as ” ‘Story” or…

Careers HAUS II GALLERY Press release

Call for Registration – Archival Restoration workshop

Haus II gallery finds Collaboration with Queercity Media

“Attention all history enthusiasts and advocates of decolonization!

We invite you to join us for the Decolonizing Nigerian Histories: An Archival Restoration Workshop on Indigenous LGBT+ History. This workshop will take place from February 14th to 16th, 2023 and is an opportunity to delve into the rich and diverse history of Nigeria through an intersectional lens.

Our focus will be on the preservation and restoration of indigenous LGBT+ histories, stories and narratives often erased from the dominant historical narrative. Join us for three days of learning, sharing and collaborating as we work towards a more inclusive and accurate representation of Nigerian history.

Register now to secure your spot! Limited spaces available.

To Register, Send CV and a page cover letter on why you should attend this workshop to

Deadline for application, Feb 9th, 2023

We’re committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere for all, and we look forward to unpacking and restoring our often ignored history!

QueercityMedia #Workshops #DecolonizingHistory #DecolonizeNigeria #PreserveOurHistory #InclusiveHistory.”

Careers Community Talks HAUS II GALLERY Press release

Press Release – Workspace Opening


Lagos, Nigeria – Haus II Gallery in collaboration with Queercity Media is excited to announce the opening of a new workspace specifically for LGBTIQ+ artists and writers in Lagos, Nigeria. This state-of-the-art facility will provide a safe and supportive environment for these artists to create and share their work and will be a hub for the local community to come together and celebrate diversity.

The opening of this workspace is a major milestone for the LGBTIQ+ community in Nigeria, and we are thrilled to be able to provide a space where artists can feel free to express themselves without fear of discrimination. We believe that art has the power to bring people together and create a sense of belonging, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for all.

The workspace will feature a range of resources and amenities to support the creative process, including private studios, shared workspaces, and a library stocked with a diverse selection of books and resources. We will also be hosting regular events and workshops, as well as exhibitions and other community-building activities.

“We are thrilled to be able to provide this much-needed resource for LGBTIQ+ artists and writers in Lagos,” said Olaide Kayode Timileyin, the Director of Queercity media and Productions. “We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to express themselves and share their work, and we hope that this new workspace will help to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for members of the community.”

The workspace will be opened Monday 9th of January and would run daily through Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm, and all are welcome to come and use the space. Haus II Gallery looks forward to supporting the growth and development of the talented LGBTIQ+ artists and writers in Lagos through this new initiative.

For more information, please contact @haus2gallery on Instagram or Xela via Contact

Warm Regards



Tinkers Tank

An Incubation program for Nigerian Queer Digital Creators

The Queercity Media and Productions Lagos, Nigeria invites LGBT+ West African content creators, digital artists, and creatives at large to harness a creative think tank whose work seeks to further the creative, social, political, and economic liberation of LGBT+ Nigerians.

Tinkers Tank is a 6 weeks digital incubation program for LGBT+ content creators in Lagos, Nigeria to learn, develop and re-evaluate their creative endeavors. This program provides a collective opportunity for creative, technical, and infrastructural support for LGBT+ creatives living and working in Lagos, Nigeria to further create.

Queer Creators in Lagos talking about the intersectionality of Art and sexuality (Queercity Archive, Georges Gambadatoun June 2022)

Queer creatives in the context of Tinkers Tank 1.0 is not limited to already existing LGBT+ photographers, podcasters, illustrators, vloggers, and journalists. but also open to new creatives, experimenting creatives, and creative executives who question/engage queer content creation in Nigeria. What role do LGBT+-centered content creations and creators have to play in the public opinion of LGBT+ persons? How does it manifest in the daily lives of LGBT+ persons living in Nigeria and the level of societal acceptance? What are the historical traces of Queerness in Lagos and the future of Queer-centered documentation in Nigeria as a country? What practical uses of LGBT+ centered content in social and political movements in the country? Creating content for possible change?  How does a Queer creator manifest themselves artistically in modern-day Nigeria?”

Application Deadlines:

  • Cohort 1 (October/November 2022) Hybrid: 11:59pm WAT, August 20th. 2022
  • Cohort 2 (February/March 2023) Hybrid: Opens 11:59pm WAT, August 20th. 2022 and closes at 11:59 pm WAT, November 18th, 2022

Note: Late submissions will not be considered. Successful applicants will be notified on the website by October 2022 and January 2023 respectively.

Application Guidelines:

  1. How do you define yourself as a Queer creative in Nigeria and what is the most essential part of your creative process (max 2 pages or a 2 minutes audio or video)
  2. Biography or CV
  3. Where in Lagos do you live?
  4. Any three links to your work or portfolio you think are relevant to this application.
  5. Send via email to
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