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Rights defenders support World Bank suspending loans to Uganda

Rights defenders support World Bank suspending loans to Uganda

World Bank cut off new loans to Uganda over the recently passed Anti-Homosexuality Act LGBT rights activist Dr. Frank Mugisha says he support [...]
Nigerian group launches survey of survivors of ‘conversion therapy’

Nigerian group launches survey of survivors of ‘conversion therapy’

In a groundbreaking effort to shed light on the struggles faced by the LGBTIQ+ community in Nigeria, the Levites Initiative for Freedom & Enli [...]
World Bank suspends loans to Uganda, seeks repeal of Anti-Homosexuality Law

World Bank suspends loans to Uganda, seeks repeal of Anti-Homosexuality Law

The World Bank has suspended all future loans to the Ugandan government in response to the nation's recent passage of its harsh Anti-Homosexuality [...]
Homophobia is neither Christian nor African, says Ugandan reverend

Homophobia is neither Christian nor African, says Ugandan reverend

By Joto La Jiwe The Rev. Gideon B. Byamugisha, a renowned gay rights advocate who also represents the most at risk people of faith on Uganda's [...]
Qtalk: A Nigerian gay man’s struggle with friendship and love

Qtalk: A Nigerian gay man’s struggle with friendship and love

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
Uganda health ministry says ‘Don’t discriminate’, but the law says otherwise

Uganda health ministry says ‘Don’t discriminate’, but the law says otherwise

Uganda's Ministry of Health is worried that the nation's harsh new Anti-Homosexuality Law will cripple the country's battle against HIV/AIDS. F [...]
House of Colours uses fashion to rewrite anti-LGBT stereotypes with style

House of Colours uses fashion to rewrite anti-LGBT stereotypes with style

In spite of the hostile environment faced by LGBT individuals in Nigeria, they remain defiant and resilient, continuously finding innovative ways to c [...]
Generous readers help two trans Nigerians avoid 7 years in prison

Generous readers help two trans Nigerians avoid 7 years in prison

Two trans women will soon be freed from Port Harcourt Prison in Nigeria because of readers' generous donations to Project Not Alone. (See box f [...]
Ghana abuzz as parliament begins debate of harsh anti-LGBTQ bill

Ghana abuzz as parliament begins debate of harsh anti-LGBTQ bill

The parliament of Ghana is currently debating whether to pass an anti-LGBTQ+ bill that in some ways is worse than the Anti-Homosexuality Law recen [...]
LGBTQ+ refugees in Africa celebrate Pride safely, joyously, nutritiously

LGBTQ+ refugees in Africa celebrate Pride safely, joyously, nutritiously

Refugees in Kenya, Malawi and Zambia celebrated Pride this month with nutritious, festive meals organized by the human rights advocates of the Afr [...]
Homophobic Cameroon blocks visit by French ambassador for LGBT+ rights

Homophobic Cameroon blocks visit by French ambassador for LGBT+ rights

Throughout last week, a violent anti-French and LGBTphobic campaign on social networks led to the cancellation of a visit to Cameroon by Jean-Ma [...]
Four African nations’ battles against gay-themed films

Four African nations’ battles against gay-themed films

Officials in Cameroon, Kenya, Egypt and Uganda take different approaches   Four scenes -- among many -- of homophobic African officia [...]
Ugandan anti-gay law empties out HIV clinics, cuts legal aid

Ugandan anti-gay law empties out HIV clinics, cuts legal aid

 LGBTI patients fear to leave their homes. Advocacy of LGBTI rights on hold at Ugandan legal aid organization. As fearful HIV patients desert [...]
Namibian officials balk at Supreme Court’s approval of foreign same-sex marriage

Namibian officials balk at Supreme Court’s approval of foreign same-sex marriage

Home Affairs minister says he's awaiting further instructions after the Supreme Court ruled that Namibia must recognize the marriage of Guillermo Delg [...]
Here’s how we’ll help 2 trans Nigerians imprisoned after being attacked

Here’s how we’ll help 2 trans Nigerians imprisoned after being attacked

Project Not Alone is seeking donations to feed and free them. PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria - Two transgender women find themselves injured and behind [...]
Emboldened by anti-gay law, Ugandans besiege the LGBTQ community

Emboldened by anti-gay law, Ugandans besiege the LGBTQ community

Now that Uganda's cruel new Anti-Homosexuality Act has taken effect, the Ugandan LGBTQ community is under siege, Human rights activist Frank Mu [...]
Cruel Ugandan anti-gay law takes effect; legal challenges pending

Cruel Ugandan anti-gay law takes effect; legal challenges pending

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. Uganda's harsh new Anti-Homosexuality Act took effect [...]
Legal challenge hits Uganda’s cruel anti-gay law; U.S. weighs travel bans, funding cuts

Legal challenge hits Uganda’s cruel anti-gay law; U.S. weighs travel bans, funding cuts

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. U.S. officials are preparing for possible travel rest [...]
Immediate backlash after Uganda president signs cruel anti-gay bill into law

Immediate backlash after Uganda president signs cruel anti-gay bill into law

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. Uganda President Yoweri Museveni today signed the cruel, [...]
Report: Hundreds of LGBTI refugees still at risk in Kenyan refugee camps

Report: Hundreds of LGBTI refugees still at risk in Kenyan refugee camps

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. Amnesty International and Kenya's non-governmental Na [...]
Cameroon LGBTI advocates want funders to focus on decriminalization

Cameroon LGBTI advocates want funders to focus on decriminalization

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. By Steeves Winner On the occasion of the Internati [...]
Appeal to Uganda president: Save lives, ‘lead from the front’ by rejecting anti-gay bill

Appeal to Uganda president: Save lives, ‘lead from the front’ by rejecting anti-gay bill

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. COMMENTARY President Museveni, Please Tear Up This B [...]
African Human Rights Commission affirms intersex people’s rights

African Human Rights Commission affirms intersex people’s rights

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, [...]
Setback for Ghana’s ‘worst anti-LGBTQ bill ever’

Setback for Ghana’s ‘worst anti-LGBTQ bill ever’

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. Godfred Yeboah Dame, Ghana's attorney-general and min [...]
Ghana court returns three men to jail for homophobic violence

Ghana court returns three men to jail for homophobic violence

Defendants are accused of assault, robbery and blackmail To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. [...]
Ghana: Anti-gay legislators crank up homophobia for political gain

Ghana: Anti-gay legislators crank up homophobia for political gain

  To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. Legislators who sponsored the harsh anti-LGBTQ bi [...]
Alternatives Cameroon trains LGBTI activists to access U.S. anti-AIDS funds

Alternatives Cameroon trains LGBTI activists to access U.S. anti-AIDS funds

CLICK to receive an email notice of each new Erasing 76 Crimes article By Steeves Winner LGBT advocacy organization Alternatives C [...]
Nigerian bisexual man, accused of murder, gets help from Qtalk counselor

Nigerian bisexual man, accused of murder, gets help from Qtalk counselor

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
Is Ayra Starr’s new song the gay anthem we didn’t know we needed?

Is Ayra Starr’s new song the gay anthem we didn’t know we needed?

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. COMMENTARY Nigerian music sensation Arya Starr, joining fo [...]
Ugandan peer educators — gay, arrested, labeled as porn actors

Ugandan peer educators — gay, arrested, labeled as porn actors

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. The executive director of the non-profit African Human Rights [...]
Ugandan LGBTQ activist readies for the fight of his life

Ugandan LGBTQ activist readies for the fight of his life

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. As Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni nears a decision abo [...]
U.S. Christians keep boosting homophobic backers of Ugandan ‘Kill the Gays’ bill

U.S. Christians keep boosting homophobic backers of Ugandan ‘Kill the Gays’ bill

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. The TYT Network reports that the homophobic, secretive co [...]
In Nigerian musician Davido’s new release, why the homophobia?

In Nigerian musician Davido’s new release, why the homophobia?

Popular American-born Nigerian musician Davido recently released his fourth studio album to the excitement of millions of his loyal fans across the wo [...]
In Senegal, justice for LGBTI people is a long way off

In Senegal, justice for LGBTI people is a long way off

To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at right. Orlando (pseudonym) is a founding member of the Associati [...]
Museveni boosts African anti-gay campaign despite inaction on Ugandan bill

Museveni boosts African anti-gay campaign despite inaction on Ugandan bill

Human race depends on gay people procreating, Uganda president claims. To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at [...]
Qtalk: Bisexual man wants to save his relationship with his lover

Qtalk: Bisexual man wants to save his relationship with his lover

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
Uganda: Mothers of LGBTQ+ children petition Museveni to block Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Uganda: Mothers of LGBTQ+ children petition Museveni to block Anti-Homosexuality Bill

Pressure mounts on President Museveni following Parliament's passage of homophobic bill. To get email notices of new articles, subscribe fo [...]
Ugandan journalist vows court challenge of anti-gay bill

Ugandan journalist vows court challenge of anti-gay bill

If the President signs it, next stop will be Constitutional Court. To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free in the box at rig [...]
Here’s an empowering new song by a queer Nigerian singer

Here’s an empowering new song by a queer Nigerian singer

The queer-focused Nigerian music recording company LIFFE Music has just released an empowering new song by one of its signed acts. To get ema [...]
Homophobic Catholic bishops in Kenya ignore the words of Pope Francis

Homophobic Catholic bishops in Kenya ignore the words of Pope Francis

The Kenyan Conference of Catholic Bishops has condemned a Supreme Court of Kenya ruling allowing the registration of organizations that seek to advoca [...]
Conference in Paris aims to decriminalize homosexuality worldwide

Conference in Paris aims to decriminalize homosexuality worldwide

France's new ambassador for LGBTI rights lends his support to African activists. To get email notices of new articles, subscribe for free i [...]
Congo: A neglected region with forgotten victims

Congo: A neglected region with forgotten victims

LGBTI people face tremendous violence and discrimination in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a sprawling country of more than 100 million people [...]
Qtalk: Nigerian gay man struggles to gain access to his son after breakup

Qtalk: Nigerian gay man struggles to gain access to his son after breakup

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counselors via the Qtalk app, which is supported by this site and by the St. Paul’s Fo [...]
Uganda races to adopt new ‘Jail the Gays Bill’, greeted by silence in U.S. and Europe

Uganda races to adopt new ‘Jail the Gays Bill’, greeted by silence in U.S. and Europe

Uganda's latest "Jail the Gays Bill" has not yet aroused many strong protests from American and European supporters of the human rights of LGBTQ peopl [...]
Ugandan parliament is close to approving repressive anti-gay bill

Ugandan parliament is close to approving repressive anti-gay bill

By Joto La Jiwe The Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda, Anita Among, has given Ugandan legislators the green light to bring an anti-homosexuality [...]
‘Gay people are more than their lifestyle choices’, Nigerian author declares

‘Gay people are more than their lifestyle choices’, Nigerian author declares

Nigerian author Timi Waters explains the importance of including queer characters in Nigerian literature. To get email notices of new articles, [...]
Uganda demands probe into ‘LGBTQ activities’ in schools

Uganda demands probe into ‘LGBTQ activities’ in schools

Amid an anti-LGBTQ outburst, the Ugandan parliament is investigating what it calls "festering" homosexual activities in schools. To get email not [...]
Rainbow park equipment in Uganda is repainted so it won’t ‘corrupt’ children

Rainbow park equipment in Uganda is repainted so it won’t ‘corrupt’ children

The mayor of Entebbe in central Uganda, Fabrice Brad Rulinda, has removed rainbow-colored coats of paint from a tower in a local children’s park follo [...]
Anglican leader and Ghana leader dance around issue of ‘worst anti-gay bill ever’

Anglican leader and Ghana leader dance around issue of ‘worst anti-gay bill ever’

The Archbishop of Canterbury and the President of Ghana on Tuesday tiptoed around the issue of the extreme anti-gay bill currently awaiting action in [...]
Uganda is working to stamp out groups promoting human rights for LGBTIQ people

Uganda is working to stamp out groups promoting human rights for LGBTIQ people

The Ugandan government has announced plans to investigate 22 non-governmental organizations that work to improve the health of LGBTIQ Ugandans and to [...]
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