It has been 30 years since Chike Frankie Edozien left his native Nigeria to chase his dream of studying and establishing himself in the United States. His subsequent career as a journalist has included 15 years of work for the New York Post, for which he covered City Hall, and clips in national publications like Time and The New York Times.
All the while, Edozien has maintained ties to his home country and sub-Saharan Africa writ large, especially with LGBT communities in various cities. As an openly gay man, he has seen firsthand how life has changed for those groups and what the media coverage misses by focusing on accounts of repression and suffering.
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