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Nigeria’s Secret Transgender Groups

We look at the secret digital life of Nigeria’s transgender community after writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche’s comments on transgender women sparked widespread debate.

After comments by writer and author Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche divided opinion, we speak to members of some of Nigeria’s secret gay and transgender on groups who rely on each other on social media for support. They communicate with each other in private and closed ambiguously named WhatsApp and Facebook groups.
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Presenter: Mike Wendling
Producer: Anisa Subedar

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Sun 19 Mar 2017 09:32GMT

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