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Congo: Anti-LGBT violence drives out 6 activists

Congo: Anti-LGBT violence drives out 6 activists

Six LGBT activists were beaten up, threatened and driven out of town b [...]
Vandalism of another LGBT center in Cameroon

Vandalism of another LGBT center in Cameroon

Vandals broke into the offices of Cameroonian advocates for LGBT women [...]
Trans woman among four activists eyeing Uganda health posts

Trans woman among four activists eyeing Uganda health posts

Three LGBT activists and one defender of drug users' human rights  hav [...]
Family, blackmail, intersex – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

Family, blackmail, intersex – Qtalk helps LGBTQ+ Nigerians

LGBTIQ+ Nigerians benefit from the support provided by volunteer couns [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Kenya: Call for probe of U.N. agency as anti-gay attacks continue

Kenya: Call for probe of U.N. agency as anti-gay attacks continue

Attacks on LGBTIQ refugees in Kenya continued as 2019 came to an end a [...]
Uganda challenger Bobi Wine supports gay rights

Uganda challenger Bobi Wine supports gay rights

Popular singer and Ugandan presidential challenger Bobi Wine (Robert K [...]
Cameroon: Trans people form their own advocacy network

Cameroon: Trans people form their own advocacy network

The new TransAfrican Independent Network in Cameroon is working to con [...]
Coming Dec. 13: Nigerian conference on rights, sexuality, law

Coming Dec. 13: Nigerian conference on rights, sexuality, law

The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) is all set to host the fourth [...]
Muslim trans rights activist murdered in Nigeria

Muslim trans rights activist murdered in Nigeria

A Muslim human rights activist at a Nigerian trans advocacy organizati [...]
Updates: Liberia, Jamaica, Chechnya, Russia/Norway

Updates: Liberia, Jamaica, Chechnya, Russia/Norway

A campaign to reduce anti-gay and anti-HIV+ stigma in West Africa, an [...]
Anti-gay law in Kenya might die in February

Anti-gay law in Kenya might die in February

The Kenyan High Court in Nairobi has set Feb. 22, 2019, as the date wh [...]
Shock for Nigerian family of student in UK: He’s gay

Shock for Nigerian family of student in UK: He’s gay

A coming-out story that’s like many such stories in Nigeria, exc [...]
Montego Bay Pride is now 1,000 people strong

Montego Bay Pride is now 1,000 people strong

Once again, Montego Bay Pride was a success, and this year’s fou [...]
Gay rights? ‘Shut up’ says world parliamentary forum

Gay rights? ‘Shut up’ says world parliamentary forum

A coalition of largely anti-gay nations has voted to block discussion [...]
Lesbian mom flees Cameroon; kids need your help

Lesbian mom flees Cameroon; kids need your help

A Cameroonian lesbian is seeking help for her children, who remain in [...]
Kanye and Kim missed their chance to make a difference

Kanye and Kim missed their chance to make a difference

Outspoken rapper Kanye West once urged the hip-hop community to switch [...]
Our readers’ success: 3 gay prisoners fed (then freed)

Our readers’ success: 3 gay prisoners fed (then freed)

On schedule, Cameroon’s central prison in Yaoundé has released t [...]
Support the fight for LGBT rights worldwide

Support the fight for LGBT rights worldwide

Please join us in the struggle for justice for LGBT people, especially [...]
Uganda AIDS conference is delayed, not dead

Uganda AIDS conference is delayed, not dead

Despite opposition from homophobic Ugandan politicians, anti-AIDS acti [...]
Anti-gay deacon vs. gay lawyer in Jamaican debate

Anti-gay deacon vs. gay lawyer in Jamaican debate

Catholic deacon/sociologist Peter Espeut and lawyer/activist Mauric [...]
Nigerian official about LGBT persecution: I know nothing

Nigerian official about LGBT persecution: I know nothing

Prominent Nigerian official Babatunde Fashola claimed ignorance last m [...]
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively on the ballot for governor

Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively on the ballot for governor

Notoriously homophobic Pastor Scott Lively last weekend won a spot on [...]
Indonesia puts anti-gay bill on hold

Indonesia puts anti-gay bill on hold

Indonesian legislators have put on hold a bill to make both consensual [...]
Fear of homosexuals scuttles Uganda AIDS conference

Fear of homosexuals scuttles Uganda AIDS conference

A planned conference in Uganda about reining in the country’s AI [...]
Jamaican activists are not con men

Jamaican activists are not con men

What to make of a prominent Roman Catholic deacon’s claim that J [...]
Homophobe of the Week: Uhuru Kenyatta

Homophobe of the Week: Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is the recipient of this blog’s [...]
Abused Nigerian ‘gay pastor’ hits back with his own video

Abused Nigerian ‘gay pastor’ hits back with his own video

A Nigerian pastor has gone online to deny the allegations of men who r [...]
Malawi: Trying to elude moratorium on anti-gay arrests

Malawi: Trying to elude moratorium on anti-gay arrests

For six years, Malawi has imposed a moratorium on arrests for alleged [...]
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