James Brown, Bobrisky, Jay Boogie, and completely different Nigerian cross-dressers are celebrating after a bill to outlaw cross-dressing was defeated.
According to on-line research, a bill attempting to totally ban cross-dressing in Nigeria has been rapidly stalled.
Idris Wase, the Deputy Speaker, demanded that the bill’s sponsor, Muda Lawal, withdraw the bill on account of his justification was insufficient.
Remember that the bill was launched in April 2022 and seeks to amend the 2013 same-sex marriage (prohibition) statute to include cross-dressing as an offense.
A proposed laws would matter transgender people to a 500,000 naira excellent or six months in jail.
It must be well-known that this isn’t a rejection of the bill; if the sponsor makes a compelling case, it may be reconsidered.
On January 7, 2014, former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan signed the Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill (SSMPA) into laws. The mentioned function of the SSMPA is to ban marriages between people of the equivalent intercourse. Its scope is unquestionably lots broader. The laws prohibits same-sex sexual companions from cohabiting and prohibits the “public display of same sex romantic relationship.”