A UK-based Nigerian nurse, identified as Gideon Johnson, has taken to his official Instagram page to come out as gay as he shows off his white lover, Nicolas, to the world.

According to him, it took years for him to understand that his choice of partner doesn’t have to change his core values and perception of life.

The fitness enthusiast noted that even though religion and societal expectations exist, they do not define you. He concluded by announcing that he is in a relationship with his boyfriend, Nicolas.

Read his full post below,

“It took years to come to a feeling of total peace and understanding that who you love doesn’t have to change your values and perception of life; instead, it can make you feel ingrained in them.

Stay true to yourself; true love commences with being honest with you and following your heart. Religion and societal expectations exist, but they do not define you.

In a relationship with Nicolas, my adorable, selfless, kind and handsome man ❤️👨🏽‍🤝‍👨🏾❤️”

See his post below,