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Against the backdrop of rising anti-LGBTQ sentiment, these Nigerian fashion labels feel forced to show in private

By Bolaji Akinwande, CNN Lagos (CNN) — Since its inception in 2011, Lagos Fashion Week has been a twice-yearly highlight of the African fashion calendar, a multi-day showcase attracting the continent’s top design houses, big name sponsors, as well as an international audience. In a deeply religious and conservative Nigeria, where LGBTQ people suffer extremely high levels of homophobia, intolerance, and even violence, Lagos Fashion

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How long have you been in there?! A popular tourist destination in China has installed toilet timers. Reactions are mixed

By Maggie Wong, CNN (CNN) — Boasting 51,000 statues carved into 252 caves and niches some 1,500 years ago, China’s Yungang Buddhist Grottoes is irrefutably a spectacular attraction. But in recent days, the restrooms in this UNESCO-listed World Heritage site have been earning more attention than the views. A video recently shared on various Chinese

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