The award-winning documentary “Tchindas,” featuring Cape Verde’s community of trans women, will premiere this Monday in Cameroon — its first time in a major African film festival.
Confronted with international outrage over the public flogging of gay men, the Indonesian province of Aceh has moved the floggings indoors.
The article “Church leaders plotted attacks on 2 lesbians — their daughters” has been removed from the Erasing 76 Crimes blog pending further investigation into its accuracy.
Prosper, a young Nigerian man, is scared and in shock after his pictures were published online with accusations that he is gay.
Amidst great hostility toward homosexuals, a new mainstream Nigerian online video series dares to portray love between two men.
The latest “Equal Eyes” compilation of LGBTI news briefs from UNAIDS includes some slight signs of progress in Indonesia, India and Malaysia, which have laws against same-sex intimacy, and in Lithuania, which has an anti-“gay propaganda” law.
After Ramadan ended on June 24, Chechnya again started arresting its LGBT citizens, says Igor Kochetkov of the Russia LGBT Network. About 100 sexual minorities were reportedly arrested in the spring crackdown, and apparently another 10 have been detained since mid-June.
Nigerian police on July 2 arrested a man at a hotel bar in Asaba on accusations that he was gay, then negotiated a monetary payment before agreeing to set him free.
As a queer priest reflects on his 40-year journey toward gay liberation, he expresses amazement at how anti-religious the Western LGBT movement has become, excluding and devaluing the contributions of faithful allies.
In Afghanistan, as part of an illegal but traditional practice, men recruit young boys, luring them with gifts and money with the intention of having sex with them. They do it under the guise of a disgusting old sexual traditional practice called “bacha bazi” (boy play).