Posts tagged ‘African Activist’

March 24, 2011

Latest from Uganda on Kill the Gays Bill

In what seems to be a victory for human rights and a slap in the face of the American religious nuts who were promoting it – African Activist is reporting that  the Uganda bill seems to be dead.

Read the bulletin from African Activist here.

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March 5, 2011

It Will Get Better Africa launched.

Via African Activist.

Outspoken Radio has officially launched the It WILL Get Better Africa campaign offering a message of hope to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons. The campaign has a YouTube Channel for LGBTI Africans to speak out.”

Read the rest on African Activist here.


February 18, 2011

The IGLHRC report on blackmail and extortion of LGBTI people in Africa.

African Activist has posted a link to a just released report from the IGLHRC on the blackmail and extortion of LGBTI people in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is quite disturbing. African Activist notes:

“The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) has just published a report documenting how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons are targeted by blackmail and extortion in nations with anti-LGBTI laws and deeply ingrained social stigma.

Download the PDF report here.