Gay men who battle depression must struggle with “dual stigmatisation,” says the Pink Therapy blog — the sense of being shunned both for being gay and for being unwell mentally.
It’s a topic that Nigeria’s No Strings podcast tackles in its latest episode, an interview with Dominic Davies, a therapist, author and founder of the LGBTI-focused therapy and training organization Pink Therapy.
Podcast host Mike Daemon writes about the importance of this topic:
When [Nigerian activist] Bisi Alimi talked about how LGBTIQ persons are prone to depression on his coming out interview with Funmi Iyanda’s – New Dawn, he was actually right, as recent studies has proven that depression is much more common amongst LGBTIQ people, given the way society treats them – using factors like nature, religion, culture etc as a reason to justify…
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