Africa / Middle East / North Africa

Upbeat LGBTI news of Kenya, Russia, Jamaica, Morocco

In brief, some upbeat news from countries with anti-gay laws, excerpted with slight modifications from UNAIDS’s Equal Eyes recap of the world’s LGBTI-related news and elsewhere:   Asylum for Ugandan activist Uganda native Val Kalende, a trans activist and journalist, has been granted asylum in Canada. LGBT youth website survives challenge From Russia, a website … Continue reading

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