As a queer priest reflects on his 40-year journey toward gay liberation, he expresses amazement at how anti-religious the Western LGBT movement has become, excluding and devaluing the contributions of faithful allies.
Gateway Health Institute, a South African not-for-profit organization, is extending its services to LGBT immigrants seeking asylum in South Africa.
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.
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.
UNAIDS in Uganda is in advanced stages of setting up a one-stop centre for all official data on the state of the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the country and Uganda’s response to it.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has apparently had a change of heart about the nation’s approach to the fight against AIDS.
(WITH JUNE 9 UPDATE) A federal court in the United States on June 5 declared that homophobic Pastor Scott Lively violated international law through his anti-LGBTI provocations in Uganda, but decided that he could not be punished for his actions in a U.S. court.
Ugandan schools continue to have a narrow-minded, repressive and damaging view of students’ sexuality, but at least one church-related organization has urged schools to stop expelling gay and lesbian students.
“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.
Tendo Kalyango, an LGBTIQ Ugandan refugee in Kenya, turned to sex work to make ends meet while awaiting a ruling on his quest for asylum abroad. His earnings help him to stay alive, but also go into the pockets of blackmailers and corrupt police officers.