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Tanzania’s ongoing anti-gay crackdown has led to a series of arrests based on an online video of an event described as a lesbian engagement party.
Interfaith activists at last week’s anti-AIDS conference in Ivory Coast pushed for an expanded role for progressive faith-based groups in combating HIV and AIDS.
Anti-gay vandals at last week’s anti-AIDS conference in Ivory Coast temporarily disrupted the work of activists fighting AIDS among men who have sex with men. But “the conference was thronged with energetic African AIDS activists of all ages, and civil society participation was present in force,” scholar/activist Meg Davis reported.
Police in Uganda today raided the second annual Queer Kampala International Film Festival after allegedly being tipped off about its secret location.
The House of Rainbow, a gay-friendly church, takes the ministry of HIV prevention seriously.
The Erasing 76 Crimes blog here presents another piece of artwork by Vincent Kyabayinze, who uses his art to appeal for respect for the human rights of LGBTI Ugandans. Vincent Kyabayinze is director of Uganda-based East African Visual Artists, which uses visual arts to advocate for human rights, working to improve the visibility, dignity and …
Greed, not morality, was at the root of England’s original 1553 anti-homosexuality law, which has spawned similar laws in dozens of former British colonies. The Rt. Rev. Alan Wilson made that point during October’s Intimate Conviction conference in Jamaica.
Egyptian activists have compiled a detailed report on the ongoing and increasing abuse of LGBT citizens by Egyptian police. Recent highly publicized arrests made after a rainbow flag was displayed at a Sept. 22 concert were “simply the latest episode in the systematic campaign” of repression, according to The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR)
LGBTI Ugandans at Kakuma Camp in Kenya have found some reasons to celebrate, despite the refugee camp’s food cutbacks and the continuing hostility from other refugees.