LGBT rights advocates in Botswana are preparing to challenge the country’s law against same-sex intimacy, but the court system in Botswana isn’t quite ready to hear their challenge.
A group of brave Nigerians took to the street yesterday to say enough is enough to the endless persecution and numerous unjust killings of LGBTI Nigerians.
A total of 65 civil society groups have challenged the government of Tanzania over “the worrying decline in respect for human rights,” citing persecution of LGBTI human rights defenders among the reasons for their concern.
Arch-homophobe the Rev. Scott Lively was a driving force behind the passage of Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2014, which incited an anti-LGBTQ panic that forced Ugandan LGBTQ rights leader John Wambere into exile. Now, back […]
The U.S.-based African Human Rights Coalition is raising money to provide expert testimony before an American judge in Texas who will decide whether to grant asylum to a gay Ugandan who escaped from the violent […]
“We will not be intimidated,” Ugandan LGBTI leader Frank Mugisha said in response to the May 17 shutdown of the country’s celebration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT or IDAHOBIT). “As […]
Celebrations, awards and inspiring statements marked today’s International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in many countries, although opponents in Uganda, Ukraine and elsewhere intervened to block the festivities there.
Gendarmes in Cameroon won the dishonor of being selected as Homophobes of the Week by launching a gay-hunting expedition that raided a bar and a movie house, arresting 25 people, beating them with batons, and […]
Almost two days after their May 11 arrest on suspicion of homosexuality, the 23 men held at the Central Police Station in Yaoundé, Cameroon, were released today, May 13, around sunset.
Free the Yaounde 23 / Libérez les 23 de Yaounde That newly launched campaign is aimed at freeing all the men who were rounded up by Cameroon police on a gay-hunting expedition this weekend.