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Trans celebrity Shakiro under arrest in Cameroon

Trans celebrity Shakiro under arrest in Cameroon

A popular trans celebrity and her companion are imprisoned awaiting tr [...]
Cameroon: 4 shelters welcome  LGBTQ+ victims of violence

Cameroon: 4 shelters welcome LGBTQ+ victims of violence

Four organizations in Cameroon have opened shelters where LGBTQ+ peopl [...]
Sex video, parents, violence – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Sex video, parents, violence – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer counse [...]
Controversial Ugandan ally Stella Nyanzi flees to Kenya

Controversial Ugandan ally Stella Nyanzi flees to Kenya

Ugandan LGBTQ+ ally, academic and controversial political activist Ste [...]
‘Proudly Gay’ – Popular Nollywood actor comes out as gay

‘Proudly Gay’ – Popular Nollywood actor comes out as gay

Uche Maduagwu, a Nollywood Nigerian actor, recently came out as gay -- [...]
Appeal to Europe:  Oppose Egypt’s human rights abuses

Appeal to Europe: Oppose Egypt’s human rights abuses

Twelve advocacy organizations yesterday urged the European Union to ap [...]
2020 was a ‘dark’ year for the LGBTQI community in Uganda

2020 was a ‘dark’ year for the LGBTQI community in Uganda

The safety of sexual minority communities in Uganda has been a big con [...]
Nigerian gay-themed film will explore homophobia’s impact

Nigerian gay-themed film will explore homophobia’s impact

Gay Nigerians are excitedly anticipating the release of a new Nigerian [...]
Nigeria is about to get its first trans beauty pageant

Nigeria is about to get its first trans beauty pageant

A group of trans women and activists are set to launch what will be Ni [...]
Nigerian gay YouTuber shares his coming out experience

Nigerian gay YouTuber shares his coming out experience

YouTube celebrity and gay advocate Vicwonder got a boost from a GoFund [...]
Senegal: Victims of homophobia find respect inside prison walls

Senegal: Victims of homophobia find respect inside prison walls

African prisons often are hotbeds of homophobic violence, but that has [...]
Repression in Sudan creates an LGBTQ+ underground

Repression in Sudan creates an LGBTQ+ underground

Sudan is making slow progress, but at least three Sudanese LGBTQ+ orga [...]
Cameroon: A flash of red thong leads to arrest

Cameroon: A flash of red thong leads to arrest

Police in southern Cameroon arrested a gay man shortly before Christma [...]
Uganda: Rights lawyer freed on bail after week in prison

Uganda: Rights lawyer freed on bail after week in prison

Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo was released on bail today [...]
Uganda: Delays leave human rights lawyer in prison without bail

Uganda: Delays leave human rights lawyer in prison without bail

Ugandan officials today extended the pre-trial detention of human righ [...]
Botswana president: We’ll host 2021 AIDS conference

Botswana president: We’ll host 2021 AIDS conference

The president of Botswana announced on Facebook that Botswana will hos [...]
Meet the Nigerian blogger who amplifies queer visibility

Meet the Nigerian blogger who amplifies queer visibility

A Nigerian blogger popularly known as Evander Bright is leveraging soc [...]
Uganda police seize human rights lawyer probing violence

Uganda police seize human rights lawyer probing violence

Ugandan police today seized human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo from a [...]
Violence in Uganda: Anti-AIDS conference cancels 2021 plans

Violence in Uganda: Anti-AIDS conference cancels 2021 plans

The sponsors of the African anti-AIDS conference ICASA have decided to [...]
Blackmail, parents, threats – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Blackmail, parents, threats – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer couns [...]
Silence = failure when Senegal’s LGBT community is attacked

Silence = failure when Senegal’s LGBT community is attacked

This fall, Senegal learned that its human rights defenders lacked the [...]
Senegal: Activists pledge to confront Islamist homophobia

Senegal: Activists pledge to confront Islamist homophobia

LGBT rights activists in Senegal are speaking out against violently ho [...]
Ugandan activists call for decriminalization to fight AIDS

Ugandan activists call for decriminalization to fight AIDS

To combat AIDS, Uganda should decriminalize same-sex relations, sex wo [...]
African churches: Why preach love, then imprison gays?

African churches: Why preach love, then imprison gays?

Why do people who preach love every Sunday want people put in prison f [...]
Senegal: Arrest of 2 homosexuals at Great Mosque of Dakar

Senegal: Arrest of 2 homosexuals at Great Mosque of Dakar

Two suspected homosexuals were arrested Nov. 23 in the area of ​​the G [...]
#EndSARS: LGBT Nigerians get extra help to cope with crisis

#EndSARS: LGBT Nigerians get extra help to cope with crisis

More than a dozen LGBT Nigerians suffering from violence stirred up by [...]
Slander, HIV, bias at work – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Slander, HIV, bias at work – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer couns [...]
13 Senegal arrestees were tortured before being released

13 Senegal arrestees were tortured before being released

Torture by police followed by the dangers of release back into Senegal [...]
Cameroon: Bad and good news in latest human rights report

Cameroon: Bad and good news in latest human rights report

In a report on human rights violations last year in Cameroon, LGBT rig [...]
Dutch claim: Criminals help Ugandan asylum seekers appear gay

Dutch claim: Criminals help Ugandan asylum seekers appear gay

Immigration officials in the Netherlands say a criminal network has be [...]
Senegal: Prison for 7 men arrested at supposed ‘gay wedding’

Senegal: Prison for 7 men arrested at supposed ‘gay wedding’

A court in Senegal imposed prison sentences Friday on seven allegedly [...]
Nigeria gets its first LGBTQ online streaming platform

Nigeria gets its first LGBTQ online streaming platform

Equality Hub, a Nigerian non-profit working to advance the rights of s [...]
U.S. election: Biden pledges to act against anti-gay nations

U.S. election: Biden pledges to act against anti-gay nations

U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden says that, if elected on Nov. 3, [...]
You can help LGBT Nigerians crushed by #EndSARS violence

You can help LGBT Nigerians crushed by #EndSARS violence

Their jobs lost. Their shops looted. Forced to beg in order to eat. LG [...]
Senegal: Anti-gay zealots target 25 arrested men, 4 teenage girls

Senegal: Anti-gay zealots target 25 arrested men, 4 teenage girls

Senegal has intensified its repression of LGBTQ+ people amid escalatin [...]
#EndSARS Crisis: Here’s how to support LGBTIQ+ Nigerians

#EndSARS Crisis: Here’s how to support LGBTIQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians are suffering from violence and economic hardships t [...]
Good news from Senegal: 4 rescued men reach safety

Good news from Senegal: 4 rescued men reach safety

The last of 10 suspected homosexuals who were rounded up on Sept. 20 b [...]
Cameroon: Homophobia as a political ploy

Cameroon: Homophobia as a political ploy

Cameroon provides the latest example of a despicable tradition in homo [...]
Algeria sentences 44 arrested at ‘gay wedding’

Algeria sentences 44 arrested at ‘gay wedding’

An Algerian court has sentenced two men to three years in prison on ho [...]
Kenya: Prosecutor must use trans woman’s chosen name

Kenya: Prosecutor must use trans woman’s chosen name

A Kenyan court has directed the prosecution to respect a trans woman's [...]
Openly gay Nigerian minister Jide Macaulay now ordained a priest

Openly gay Nigerian minister Jide Macaulay now ordained a priest

U.K.-based British-Nigerian gay minister the Rev. Jide Rebirth Macaula [...]
Anti-gay violence continues in Senegal’s ‘holy city’

Anti-gay violence continues in Senegal’s ‘holy city’

Once again the gay community in Senegal's holy city of Touba is suffer [...]
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