Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has apparently had a change of heart about the nation’s approach to the fight against AIDS.
A Tunisian judge has sentenced a 16-year-old to four months in prison for homosexuality. The youth will serve the sentence at a reform school.
Threats, forced evictions, anti-LGBTI protests. The security situation of LGBTI people in the City of Bukavu in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo leaves much to be desired, according to the advocacy group Action for the Fight Against Social Injustice in Bukavu (ALCIS).
The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs), a leading human rights NGO in Nigeria, is working on a project to document the life histories and experiences of queer men in Nigeria.
Which country will repeal its anti-gay law next? Why do your blog’s writers use pseudonyms? Were you attacked? Here are my answers to questions posed by a Brazilian journalist writing about LGBTI rights and the Erasing 76 Crimes blog.
Another venturesome LGBT-themed movie has emerged from homophobic Nigeria.
The Commonwealth of Nations, most of them former British colonies, has granted legal recognition to an LGBTI group for the first time. Overall, the group has a poor record on LGBTI rights — of the 52 countries in the Commonwealth, 36 have laws against consensual same-sex intimacy.
Europe’s top human rights court ruled today that the Russian law banning “gay propaganda” violates human rights agreements against discrimination and limits on free speech.
In Guyana, officials have backed away from the idea of holding a referendum on whether to recognize the human rights of LGBT people, but Jamaican officials are now discussing just such a plan as the only way they would allow a repeal of Jamaica’s “buggery law.” LGBT activists hate the idea of putting human rights …
In the face of serious homophobia, Nigerian LGBT activist Unoma Azuah and her queer friend Michelle Omas are collecting LGBTQ-themed poems from interested Nigerians for their new publication.
A Nigerian man, Tochukwu JohnKingsley, is reportedly on the run to save his life after he was allegedly abducted, beaten, blackmailed and described as gay after he failed to pay his abductors a ransom.