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 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 …
Secrecy, thoughts of suicide, fears of discrimination, support from a few trusted confidantes — those have been the experiences of four gay Nigerian men who were willing to describe their lives after testing positive for HIV.
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.
Edosa, a bisexual Nigerian man living in Sweden, is currently facing deportation by the Swedish government, which doubts his account of his sexual orientation.
The new novel The Order of Nature invites readers into the lives of characters trapped by a society’s anti-LGBTQ laws .
UNAIDS’s Equal Eyes recap of the world’s LGBT news has highlighted ways people are using written and visual communication to advocate for recognition of human rights, especially LGBT people’s rights, in South Africa, Nigeria, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Kenya and Uganda: