Outspoken rapper Kanye West once urged the hip-hop community to switch off its homophobia, but on Monday he missed the chance to do the same to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. So did his wife, reality […]
By Mike Daemon Acclaimed Nigerian LGBT rights activist Bisi Alimi has made an “unapologetic” declaration to members of the Nigerian LGBT community that he is not fighting for them, but for himself.
How can LGBTI activists working in a hostile environment such as Uganda combat the dangers of burnout and depression? To answer that question, Kikonyogo Kivumbi, the correspondent of Erasing 76 Crimes in Kampala, Uganda, interviewed […]
In a groundbreaking solo show, Botswana-based dancer Lesh Maseng broke open the taboo on public representations of queer sexuality. He also brought a few steps closer the day when LGBT Africans can all express themselves […]
By Mike Daemon Presidential aspirant Donald Duke vows to continue the persecution of LGBTI Nigerians if elected president in 2019.
Last month’s rejection of the LGBTI community by former LGBTI activist Val Kalende has shined a spotlight on disturbing flaws in how activists are treated by their peers and by financial backers. “Heartache, frustration, ennui, […]
Val Kalende, a popular Ugandan LGBT activist, has declared on national TV that she is no longer a lesbian and is withdrawing from further involvement in LGBT activism.
A digital media group in Nigeria has released an animated video that explains the country’s Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Law and the damage it does.
Kenyan activist Denis Nzioka celebrates the courage of LGBTQI allies in the struggle for LGBTQI rights — and asks that their voices be more widely heard in conversations about sexuality and human rights for all.