Tag: Positive steps

Nigerian gay porn actor surprised by parents’ reaction

Nigerian gay porn actor surprised by parents’ reaction

Ikechukwu, a Lagos-based Nigerian gay man, was overwhelmed by his pare [...]
Cameroon doctors, trans activists seek improved health care

Cameroon doctors, trans activists seek improved health care

Trans activists in Cameroon have begun working with doctors and other [...]
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 [...]
Cameroon: 4 shelters welcome  LGBTQ+ victims of violence

Cameroon: 4 shelters welcome LGBTQ+ victims of violence

Four organizations in Cameroon have opened shelters where LGBTQ+ peopl [...]
Senegal: Victims of homophobia find respect inside prison walls

Senegal: Victims of homophobia find respect inside prison walls

African prisons often are hotbeds of homophobic violence, but that has [...]
#EndSARS: LGBT Nigerians get extra help to cope with crisis

#EndSARS: LGBT Nigerians get extra help to cope with crisis

More than a dozen LGBT Nigerians suffering from violence stirred up by [...]
Nigeria gets its first LGBTQ online streaming platform

Nigeria gets its first LGBTQ online streaming platform

Equality Hub, a Nigerian non-profit working to advance the rights of s [...]
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 [...]
Ugandan activists start condom coalition to fight AIDS

Ugandan activists start condom coalition to fight AIDS

LGBT-rights and right-to-health advocates in Uganda have launched a co [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Road Codes: Tracking anti-LGBTQ+ harrassment in Egypt

Road Codes: Tracking anti-LGBTQ+ harrassment in Egypt

LGBTQ Egyptians have a new tool to help them stay safe -- Bedayaa's "R [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Nigerian’s fund drive seeks help for LGBT asylum seekers in U.K.

Nigerian’s fund drive seeks help for LGBT asylum seekers in U.K.

A U.K-based gay Nigerian, Dan Yomi, has teamed up with U.K-based NGOs [...]
Queer Squad: Tunisian comic embraces LGBTQ life in quarantine

Queer Squad: Tunisian comic embraces LGBTQ life in quarantine

Introducing "Queer Squad", a new comic book that opens to a flirtatiou [...]
Cameroon: For once, father defends his gay son

Cameroon: For once, father defends his gay son

Here's what often happens in Cameroon when a family learns their son i [...]
Prominent citizens unite to combat abuse of LGBTI Cameroonians

Prominent citizens unite to combat abuse of LGBTI Cameroonians

Two of Cameroon's most prominent LGBTI advocacy groups have merged two [...]
New Ugandan rules allow HIV care during lockdown

New Ugandan rules allow HIV care during lockdown

LGBTI and health rights activists in Uganda have welcomed new guidance [...]
Cameroon: Parents evict young lesbian, but she’s not alone

Cameroon: Parents evict young lesbian, but she’s not alone

So far, the new year has been a time of difficult revelations for Lina [...]
Camfaids wins funds to reopen LGBTI safe house in Cameroon

Camfaids wins funds to reopen LGBTI safe house in Cameroon

The LGBTI advocacy group Camfaids has secured funds to reopen its safe [...]
When will LGBTIQ Ugandan prisoners be released?

When will LGBTIQ Ugandan prisoners be released?

Lawyers for imprisoned LGBTIQ Ugandans hope that tomorrow, Nov. 26, wi [...]
Cameroon’s Unity human rights watchdog project expands

Cameroon’s Unity human rights watchdog project expands

Cameroon's LGBTI rights watchdog group is adding an advocacy office an [...]
We freed 3 gay men from prison

We freed 3 gay men from prison

Gay rights activists and donors have freed the last three prisoners se [...]
Mauritius activists seek to overturn anti-gay law

Mauritius activists seek to overturn anti-gay law

Four LGBT rights activists in the island nation of Mauritius off the e [...]
Donors, activists free gay man from Cameroon prison

Donors, activists free gay man from Cameroon prison

With help from generous donors, an imprisoned gay man was set free las [...]
Kenyan queer refugees win freedom; hunger strike ends

Kenyan queer refugees win freedom; hunger strike ends

Reports from Nairobi say that the hunger strike by LGBTQ refugee advoc [...]
New libraries are now available for LGBTI Nigerians

New libraries are now available for LGBTI Nigerians

LGBTI persons in Nigeria can now access two computer-equipped librarie [...]
Kenyan court rejects anti-gay, anti-lesbian appeal

Kenyan court rejects anti-gay, anti-lesbian appeal

The Kenyan Court of Appeal today rejected a government attempt to bloc [...]
Angola’s neighbors may copy its repeal of anti-gay law

Angola’s neighbors may copy its repeal of anti-gay law

Angola's repeal of its anti-gay law last month could lead to the repea [...]
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 [...]
LGBTI Ugandans prepare for Pride in refugee camp

LGBTI Ugandans prepare for Pride in refugee camp

LGBTI Ugandan refugees in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp are preparing to [...]
Cameroon: Freedom for the Yaoundé 23

Cameroon: Freedom for the Yaoundé 23

Almost two days after their May 11 arrest on suspicion of homosexualit [...]
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