Africa / Europe

Honors for African LGBTI heroes at London Pride

Press release, modestly edited: London Pride 2015 The African LGBTI organisation Out and Proud Diamond Group celebrated African LGBTI Heroes during London Pride 2015. The group honored people who have stood up against anti-gay environments and regimes in Africa. Some of these heroes lost their lives during the struggle to liberate us and others against … Continue reading

Africa / Faith and religion

Tabloid joins politician, bishops in targeting LGBTI Kenyans

In the wake of last month’s High Court decision in favor of a Kenyan organization seeking human rights for LGBTI people, some anti-gay Kenyans have opened the door to even more intense persecution of LGBTI Kenyans. The latest step in that direction was today’s publication by Kenya’s tabloid Weekly Citizen of a list of the … Continue reading

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Anti-gay Kenyans seek crackdown, new laws

Members of parliament in Kenya are making plans to seek tougher anti-gay laws. At the same time, they are calling for stricter enforcement of the country’s existing laws against homosexual activity, Kenyan journalist Denis Nzioka reports. Citing “reliable sources,” Nzioka reported that “a draft bill prohibiting same- sex relationships and acts is ‘looming.’ ” Member … Continue reading

Africa / Commentary

L’affirmation Mayibuye et le travail pour la justice en Afrique

Publié le 25 mai 2014 Par Colin Stewart, rédaction en français par Denis LeBlanc (also published in English) En préparation de la Journée africaine le 25 mai, un groupe de militants pour les droits de la personne fait la promotion d’une affirmation où les Africains s’engagent  à travailler pour la justice sociale et économique du … Continue reading