Will the U.N., Kenya, the U.S. and other Western countries stop mistreating and shunning LGBT+ refugees in Kenya now that the agency overseeing the Kakuma refugee camp has decided it cannot assure their safety there? […]
The U.N. refugee agency announced today that it is moving LGBT+ refugees to safe houses in Nairobi, evacuating them from Kenya’s huge Kakuma Camp where they have repeatedly been targets of violent attacks by other […]
LGBT refugees protesting dangerous and inhumane conditions at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya were attacked yesterday by armed men at the UN Refugee Agency compound, allegedly while Kenyan police and U.N. guards looked on or […]
Tanzania’s anti-gay crackdown is a time to boost support for LGBT Tanzanians, not a reason to cut foreign aid, say the Canadian gay-rights advocates at Dignity Network.
Botswana and Kenya will be the next two countries to overturn their anti-gay laws, if court challenges there succeed.
COMMENTARY: The Kevin Hart case shows the LGBTQ community how it SHOULD NOT respond to reformed homophobes, says Edwin Sesange, African gay rights activist currently living abroad.
Many African LGBT activists urge Western donors not to cut off aid to Tanzania or other homophobic African nations, even when those countries launch anti-gay crackdowns. But not everyone agrees.
LGBT+ Tanzanians will lose out and become scapegoats if donors cut aid, says Anthony Oluoch, program manager for the LGBT+ rights organization Pan Africa ILGA. Representatives of 10 organizations in Tanzania contributed to his statement, […]
In her writings from prison, longtime gay activist Stella Nyanzi proves herself to be a devoted mother as well as a fierce opponent of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni. Earlier this month, the Museveni regime threw […]
Political activist and devoted mother Stella Nyanzi, a strong gay ally, has been imprisoned again, this time for new online insults directed at Uganda’s strongman president, Yoweri Museveni, and his family.