Tag: homophobia

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Cameroon: Homophobic falsehoods target 2HRC advocacy group

Cameroon: Homophobic falsehoods target 2HRC advocacy group

LGBTI organizations in Cameroon, particularly those located in the eas [...]
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 [...]
Gay and trans criminalization fuels HIV spread: UNAIDS

Gay and trans criminalization fuels HIV spread: UNAIDS

Criminalization of transgender people, homosexuality, and sex work hol [...]
Gay Ugandans warned to abide by Covid-19 restrictions

Gay Ugandans warned to abide by Covid-19 restrictions

Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG), the umbrella LGBTIQ+ entity in Uganda [...]
Homophobic leader Rebecca Kadaga dropped by Uganda Parliament

Homophobic leader Rebecca Kadaga dropped by Uganda Parliament

The homophobic Speaker of Ugandan Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has been [...]
Senegal: Anti-gay protesters blame Masons, seek harsher laws

Senegal: Anti-gay protesters blame Masons, seek harsher laws

Anti-gay protesters assembled May 23 in Dakar, Senegal, to burn a [...]
Meet the trans Ugandan activist fighting for rights on social media

Meet the trans Ugandan activist fighting for rights on social media

“If you want to know that [Keem] is a man, just snatch away his phone [...]
Trans Ugandans react to new UNAIDS film about tolerance

Trans Ugandans react to new UNAIDS film about tolerance

A new short film released by UNAIDS to promote tolerance and acceptanc [...]
Retired homophobic archbishop Ntagali apologises for adultery

Retired homophobic archbishop Ntagali apologises for adultery

The retired homophobic archbishop of the Church of Uganda, Henry Ntaga [...]
Uganda: ‘LBQ Womxn’ need equal access to health

Uganda: ‘LBQ Womxn’ need equal access to health

Freedom and Roam Uganda, a lesbian, bisexual and queer (LBQ) organisat [...]
New Tanzania president begins positive policy shifts

New Tanzania president begins positive policy shifts

In a positive sign of policy shifts, Tanzania's new president, Samia H [...]
Break-in at offices of Ugandan LGBT ally lawyer Nicholas Opiyo

Break-in at offices of Ugandan LGBT ally lawyer Nicholas Opiyo

Unknown people on Thursday, March 18, broke into the offices of Chapte [...]
Ghana: LGBT+ safe house opens; anti-gay crusader in a rage

Ghana: LGBT+ safe house opens; anti-gay crusader in a rage

As the advocacy group LGBT+ Rights Ghana celebrates the opening of a n [...]
‘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 -- [...]
LGBT Ugandans: Our health depends on trans nominee in U.S.

LGBT Ugandans: Our health depends on trans nominee in U.S.

Gay rights activists in Uganda have welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden' [...]
Gay rights ally Stella Nyanzi concedes defeat in Uganda race

Gay rights ally Stella Nyanzi concedes defeat in Uganda race

Dr Stella Nyanzi, a Ugandan gay ally and academic researcher who resig [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Uganda: Media bias leads to harassment of trans women

Uganda: Media bias leads to harassment of trans women

COMMENTARY. Prejudiced media reporting sets the stage for the ongoing [...]
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 [...]
LGBT Ugandans to elect members of national health panel

LGBT Ugandans to elect members of national health panel

Ugandan homosexuals, sex workers, drug users and other key populations [...]
Online uproar over Ugandan lesbian couple’s wedding photo

Online uproar over Ugandan lesbian couple’s wedding photo

A photograph of Ugandan gospel singer Julie Mutesasira kissing her fem [...]
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 [...]
Uganda survey: Covid-19 exposes LGBTQI people to more danger

Uganda survey: Covid-19 exposes LGBTQI people to more danger

The Ugandan government's response to Covid-19 has put the already vuln [...]
#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 [...]
Homeless LGBTQ persons in Uganda get shelters

Homeless LGBTQ persons in Uganda get shelters

LGBTQ rights activists have opened a total of five shelters to house h [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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