Bangladeshi activists are seeking to raise £25,000 to mount a legal challenge to the country’s colonial-era anti-LGBT law.
A coalition of the LGBTQI advocacy groups in Trinidad has launched a campaign seeking to reduce violence against sexual minorities in that Caribbean nation.
Guyana, the only country in South American with anti-LGBT laws, plans to put the issue of decriminalizing homosexuality to the voters.
Arabic-language media regularly display anti-LGBTIQ bias, often using loaded words for sexual minorities that mean “faggots,” “sinners,” “immoral” and “devil worshippers.” A new project from OutRight Action International seeks to change that.
In the Caribbean, 16 officers from the Royal Barbados Police Force took part in sensitivity training sessions aimed at helping them to improve their understanding LGBTI people and the local LGBTI community, the Nation News of Barbados reports.
The movie “Moonlight” has inspired Zimbabwe’s LGBT community, especially in combination with the recent Rainbow Film Festival and training sessions for future movie-makers.
An Anglican archbishop in the Caribbean calls for justice for LGBTI people. An annual LGBTQ film festival is held for the fifth time in Botswana. Tanzania backs off a proposal to publish the names of gay Tanzanians. Those items and other less encouraging news come from the latest edition of UNAIDS’s Equal Eyes recap of …
Advocates for queer liberation need to nurture a new generation of grassroots leaders who are well-versed in local culture, says Sri Lankan trans researcher Chamindra Weerawardhana. Only they can refute the conservative argument that LGBTQI rights are an unwelcome Western neocolonialist import.
Jamaica’s largest newspaper has endorsed the constitutional challenge against the country’s anti-gay “buggery law.”
In Tunisia, 20 LGBTQI and allied activist associations met yesterday to form a new coalition to fight together for the human rights of LGBTQI Tunisians.