A video captured the moment a Nigerian man identified as Matthew Blais stormed the streets during the ongoing #EndSARS protest, to protest for the lives of Queer people.
In the video, the man is seen holding a placard with the inscription – “Queer lives matter”, while explaining how he constantly gets harassed for looking femme.
According to him, it’s not a crime to be queer (gay/lesbian).
He added that he constantly get harassed by police officers for being queer and looking femme.
He wrote on Instagram;
“Even in the #EndSars protest, Queer lives matter. Queer people are harassed, assaulted and killed by the Nigerian police for being Queer. I have been in that situation. A lot of my Queer siblings too”
Watch the video below;