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Victimized gay couple flees Cameroon, hopes to reach Europe

Victimized gay couple flees Cameroon, hopes to reach Europe

Juk and Mike are two young gay men who decided that exile was preferab [...]
Cameroon: For gay students, new school year brings worries

Cameroon: For gay students, new school year brings worries

For LGBTI students, returning to school in September means returning t [...]
French activists demand travel ban against Senegal homophobe

French activists demand travel ban against Senegal homophobe

French LGBTI activists are demanding that France and other Western Eur [...]
Report: Egyptian security forces abuse, torture LGBT people

Report: Egyptian security forces abuse, torture LGBT people

LGBT people in Egypt are the victims of arbitrary arrests, discriminat [...]
Tunisian activists to Instagram: Stifle homophobic Lady Samara

Tunisian activists to Instagram: Stifle homophobic Lady Samara

Tunisian activists this week joined forces to seek the removal of homo [...]
Gay Nigerian forced to sign affidavit renouncing homosexuality

Gay Nigerian forced to sign affidavit renouncing homosexuality

To avoid homosexuality charges, a young Nigerian man was hauled before [...]
Nigerian activist: It’s time to march against anti-LGBT bias

Nigerian activist: It’s time to march against anti-LGBT bias

Nigerian human rights activist Samuel Uchenna has suggested that it's [...]
220 LGBTIQ+ Nigerians get help surviving the pandemic

220 LGBTIQ+ Nigerians get help surviving the pandemic

Hundreds of LGBTIQ+ Nigerians got a helping hand from the Covid-19 Rel [...]
LGBTI advocates create a security plan in Cameroon

LGBTI advocates create a security plan in Cameroon

Cameroon's human rights watchdog group is pushing to improve the secur [...]
Lesbian life in Cameroon: Her dream is to escape

Lesbian life in Cameroon: Her dream is to escape

Like many citizens of Cameroon, Elsy has a dream. She dreams of leavin [...]
Human rights in Cameroon: A new wind is blowing

Human rights in Cameroon: A new wind is blowing

In Cameroon, a country that has long reeked of repression, a new wind [...]
LGBTI in Uganda: How to survive a pandemic

LGBTI in Uganda: How to survive a pandemic

Get ready for "In the Eyes of a Pandemic", a documentary about how the [...]
Uganda officials ignore criminal summonses for LGBTQ torture

Uganda officials ignore criminal summonses for LGBTQ torture

A Ugandan town councilman and a Ugandan prisons officer each ignored t [...]
Boosting LGBTIQ rights in West Africa, one grant at a time

Boosting LGBTIQ rights in West Africa, one grant at a time

A new organization is promoting LGBTQI rights in West Africa by financ [...]
Covid-19 forces delay of Tunisian queer film festival

Covid-19 forces delay of Tunisian queer film festival

The new coronavirus has accomplished what conservative Muslims could n [...]
Ugandans face summons over LGBT torture charges

Ugandans face summons over LGBT torture charges

A Ugandan town councilman and a Ugandan prisons officer have been summ [...]
Homosexuality in Cameroon: 4 plead guilty and are set free

Homosexuality in Cameroon: 4 plead guilty and are set free

Four Cameroonian men arrested in June on homosexuality charges pleaded [...]
Cameroon activists say their goodbyes to Yves Yomb

Cameroon activists say their goodbyes to Yves Yomb

Human rights activists and other members of Cameroonian civil society [...]
Nigerian youth wins LGBTIQ+ writing contest

Nigerian youth wins LGBTIQ+ writing contest

A Nigerian youth has been declared the winner of the Nigerian LGBTIQ+ [...]
Nigerian singer Fireboy is dismantling gender norms

Nigerian singer Fireboy is dismantling gender norms

Popular Nigerian singer Adedamola Adefolahan, professionally known as [...]
Hate speech on Facebook: Some progress, much remains to be done

Hate speech on Facebook: Some progress, much remains to be done

Facebook has taken action to slow the spread of hate speech in respons [...]
Porn, bullying, HIV – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Porn, bullying, HIV – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer couns [...]
On appeal, Tunisian court imposes 1-year prison term for gay sex

On appeal, Tunisian court imposes 1-year prison term for gay sex

A Tunisian appeals court let stand the sodomy conviction of two men wh [...]
The ordeal of an intersex woman in Cameroon

The ordeal of an intersex woman in Cameroon

An intersex person's life is difficult in Cameroon. Like other LGBTI p [...]
Call for applications: LGBTIQ+ community support fund

Call for applications: LGBTIQ+ community support fund

The Nigerian LGBTIQ+ website NoStringsNG.com is offering emergency hel [...]
Ugandan  LGBT advocate wins HIV/AIDS global award

Ugandan LGBT advocate wins HIV/AIDS global award

Uganda was in the limelight at the just concluded virtual 2020 Interna [...]
Ugandan queer ally Stella Nyanzi leaves academia to focus on politics

Ugandan queer ally Stella Nyanzi leaves academia to focus on politics

Ugandan queer scholar and LGBT ally Dr Stella Nyanzi has resigned from [...]
Nigerian gay model seeks fan support for nude photo project

Nigerian gay model seeks fan support for nude photo project

Award-winning international gay model Alex Gede is seeking support fro [...]
Cameroon activists seek a law to defend defenders of human rights

Cameroon activists seek a law to defend defenders of human rights

Cameroon needs a law to protect human rights defenders, activists decl [...]
Here’s how you can support the repeal of Nigeria’s anti-gay law

Here’s how you can support the repeal of Nigeria’s anti-gay law

Out gay Nigerian youth, Mathew Blaise has launched a campaign urging t [...]
20 Ugandans sue, citing torture during arrests, in prison

20 Ugandans sue, citing torture during arrests, in prison

Twenty homeless Ugandan youths have sued a Kitalya Prison official and [...]
Cameroon human rights activists focus on Covid-19

Cameroon human rights activists focus on Covid-19

The challenges posed by Covid-19 were the focus of Cameroon's sixth an [...]
Sudan drops death penalty for homosexuality

Sudan drops death penalty for homosexuality

The East African nation of Sudan has removed the death penalty as a pu [...]
Cameroon workshop provides new tools for human rights workers

Cameroon workshop provides new tools for human rights workers

In Cameroon, dozens of human rights observers gathered last month for [...]
Cameroon prepares for annual Human Rights Defender Day

Cameroon prepares for annual Human Rights Defender Day

Human rights activists in Cameroon set aside each July 15 as Human Rig [...]
Will Cameroon follow Gabon by repealing anti-gay law?

Will Cameroon follow Gabon by repealing anti-gay law?

The LGBT community in Cameroon cheered when the parliament in neighbor [...]
Tunisia: Squabble leads to two-year jail term for sodomy

Tunisia: Squabble leads to two-year jail term for sodomy

After two Tunisian men had a falling out over a loan, they were arrest [...]
Blackmail, abuse, homelessness – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Blackmail, abuse, homelessness – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians continue to benefit from the support provided by vol [...]
Nigeria: New diversity prize will boost young people’s work

Nigeria: New diversity prize will boost young people’s work

To celebrate and encourage tolerance and diversity in Nigeria, a forwa [...]
Gabon is on the brink of repealing its anti-gay law

Gabon is on the brink of repealing its anti-gay law

The central African nation of Gabon is just one signature away from re [...]
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