Cameroon: Praise for LBT workshop, denunciation of boycott
Africa / Europe

Cameroon: Praise for LBT workshop, denunciation of boycott

By Colin Stewart and Erin Royal Brokovitch Sexual minorities from French-speaking Africa at a networking workshop in Cameroon denounced several lesbian associations’ call for a boycott of the Feb. 21-24 workshop, which was aimed at bolstering the activism of lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. The four organizations of lesbian, bisexual and queer women that boycotted … Continue reading

Why lesbian groups boycotted African LBT workshop
Africa / Europe

Why lesbian groups boycotted African LBT workshop

By Colin Stewart and Erin Royal Brokovitch Four organizations of lesbian, bisexual and queer women last week boycotted a workshop in Cameroon organized by two LGBT associations — one based in France and the other in Cameroon. Their objections, which were rejected by workshop participants, were “the imperialist, paternalistic and patriarchal nature of this project” … Continue reading

Africa

Proved: Lesbians, gays, straights can be friends in Cameroon

A homophobic neighborhood in Yaoundé, Cameroon was the site of a shock action on Nov. 14 that demonstrated the resilience of the LGBTI community and the ease with which gay and straight Cameroonians can interact peacefully. The event, called “Homosexual Visibility in Homophobic Neighborhoods,” was organized by AVAF (the Association for the Promotion of Women) … Continue reading

Africa / Europe

Cameroun, Berlin: Nouveaux travaux pour des lesbiennes

Publié le 19 mai 2015 Une nouvelle association camerounaise des femmes activistes et leurs partisans se sont mis en marche, occupés au Cameroun et en Europe, à la recherche des meilleures opportunités pour l’amélioration de la santé, des droits fondamentaux des lesbiennes et des transgenres. L’organisation AVAF (Association pour la Valorisation de la Femme) est … Continue reading

Africa

Cameroun : une nouvelle association pour les lesbiennes

Publié le 4 mai 2015 Par  Raymond Bykoukous Aujourd’hui, au Cameroun, même si la condition des  LGBTI est suivie par plusieurs associations communautaires, les lesbiennes et les transgenres sont les parents pauvres de la communauté homosexuelle. Leur parcours social est tout aussi dramatique que celui des gays, mais elles n’ont pas d’espace de dialogue et de … Continue reading