Anti-LGBT repression in Indonesia and Nigeria is impeding the battle against HIV/AIDS. Meanwhile, in Kenya, Lebanon and Malawi, HIV researchers are seeking new insights into the epidemic and how to combat it.
A Kenyan appeals court last week ordered the anti-gay Anglican Church of Kenya to rehire three priests it fired in 2015 for alleged homosexuality and pay them about U.S. $68,000 in back pay.
Kenyan LGBTI rights advocates are scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, July 27, to further their quest for official government recognition of their legitimacy.
The article “Church leaders plotted attacks on 2 lesbians — their daughters” has been removed from the Erasing 76 Crimes blog pending further investigation into its accuracy.
Abandoned and abused in Uganda, trans woman Alexis Sekamate fled to Kenya in 2015. At the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, she endured a life of homophobic snubs, insults and violence from other refugees — “a complete hell,” she says. Then she escaped to Nairobi, where she is hiding out.
Millions of television viewers throughout Africa have lost access to LGBT-affirming animated programs because Kenyan officials declared that the shows were “promoting the deviant LGBT agenda.”
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.
A Kenyan advocacy group and a Jamaican official are pleading for improved health care for LGBT citizens, while a Nigerian organization has launched a program to make access to medical care easier for LGBT people to obtain.
Protests against mistreatment of LGBTIQ Ugandan refugees in Kenya have led to a month in prison for 17 of the refugees, who fled to homophobic Kenya to escape homophobic violence in Uganda.
“From the frying pan into the fire” — that’s how some LGBT refugees described the experience of fleeing to Kenya to escape from homophobic violence in Uganda. Most LGBT refugees in Kenya experienced something like that, even if it wasn’t as extreme as the vivid old description suggests.