A new organization has joined the fight against human rights violations and discrimination suffered by sexual and gender minorities (SGM) in French-speaking countries. Two members of the group introduce it here.
Tunisia has pledged to the United Nations that it will no longer use forced anal testing in cases of homosexuality. But don’t rejoice too much, warns the online news site Kapitalis.com.
In response to the murder of a hairdresser in northwestern Tunisia, the advocacy group Shams last week urged the Tunisian government to protect the LGBT community against violent homophobia. It was the country’s 20th homophobic murder since the Tunisian Revolution that launched the Arab Spring in 2010, according to Shams, which advocates the repeal of …
A Tunisian judge has sentenced a 16-year-old to four months in prison for homosexuality. The youth will serve the sentence at a reform school.
Financial woes threatened to shutter a house that serves as a judgment-free shelter for LGBT Tunisians from the homophobia that often surrounds them.
The hunt for homosexuals continues in Tunisia, this week in Tataouine in the southern part of the country.
A 21-year-old student and a 38-year-old filmmaker were sent to jail today in Tunisia to await their trial on homosexuality charges. They were arrested March 13, according to the Tunisian news website Kapitalis.com.
The Tunisian LGBTI advocacy group Shams (a word that means “sun”) reported today: “The Sousse Court of Appeal upheld a two-month jail sentence against two boys [ages 19 and 25] from Hammam Sousse. “They will be released today, seeing that they were arrested on Jan. 12, 2017, and that they have now served their entire …
Two young Tunisian men were sentenced today to 8 months in prison for homosexual activity.
In Tunisia, 20 LGBTQI and allied activist associations met yesterday to form a new coalition to fight together for the human rights of LGBTQI Tunisians.