Pride Amsterdam organizers are making plans for a July 29 march in support of activists and other people at risk in the 76+ countries with anti-LGBTI laws. This blog is helping with fact-checking and other information.
The award-winning documentary “Tchindas,” featuring Cape Verde’s community of trans women, will premiere this Monday in Cameroon — its first time in a major African film festival.
Amidst great hostility toward homosexuals, a new mainstream Nigerian online video series dares to portray love between two men.
The latest “Equal Eyes” compilation of LGBTI news briefs from UNAIDS includes some slight signs of progress in Indonesia, India and Malaysia, which have laws against same-sex intimacy, and in Lithuania, which has an anti-“gay propaganda” law.
Another venturesome LGBT-themed movie has emerged from homophobic Nigeria.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has apparently had a change of heart about the nation’s approach to the fight against AIDS.
Dwayne Jones was a young trans youth living in my hometown of Montego Bay, Jamaica. “Mo. Bay,” as locals affectionately call it, is known as the “friendly city.” This undisputed tourism capital of the English-speaking Caribbean is very popular with overseas visitors. But this tourist paradise hides a dark secret that is carefully hidden from …
Dozens of organizations worldwide have formed a coalition seeking to end persecution of LGBT people in Indonesia. In the following statement, the coalition asks for support from allies worldwide:
Hope is blooming in the Gambia, thanks to the ouster of Yahya Jammeh, the Gambia’s despotic and violently homophobic former president. Four months after the election of a moderate businessman as president, the West African nation’s foreign minister has proposed repealing the country’s anti-gay law.
Emotions ran high when the mother of Jamaican-Canadian LGBTI rights activist Maurice Tomlinson took one Sunday off from her homophobic Pentecostal church to attend an Anglican church with her gay son.