5 Women: Is that person family?

There is a giant cloak of invisibility surrounding the lives of LGBTQ Nigerians. Many people do not dare to come out to those closest. If they are discovered, parents and relatives put them through deliverance and conversion therapies. Success is sadly defined as how well an LGBTQ person can put up with the torture of leading a double life. This film shares the stories of 5 lesbian and queer women living in Nigeria who navigate the lack of acceptance from their biological families and have created new families to help them counter feelings of isolation and intolerance.

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