Gay youth now homeless in Nigeria after entrapment

A sad tale about the effect of anti-gay actions on one young gay man.

76 CRIMES

By Mike Daemon

Stripped by his attackers, nervously awaiting a beating, Abraham stands naked in Bola's house on Dec. 12. (Photo courtesy of No Strings) Stripped by his attackers, nervously awaiting a beating, Abraham stands naked in Bola’s house on Dec. 12. (Photo courtesy of No Strings)

The mother of a Nigerian homosexual man who was trapped, beaten and outed by a gang in Port Harcourt claims that she did not expel her son from the family home, but believes that his father did.

The son, now homeless, is depressed and on edge, but says he is relying on God to come to his rescue and also to change him. He hopes to move 225 kilometers inland from Port Harcourt to Enugu, where an aunt has offered to take him in.

The young man, Abraham, was the victim of an entrapment scheme on Dec. 12. I reported on this blog that the young man was invited home by another young man, Bola, who lured him to his house, then contacted friends to…

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