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Don’t throw anti-homophobic stones in glass houses!

Yes, what’s happening in Uganda is appalling, but Britain and the US need to sort out their own prejudices as well.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Holding our ground

LGBT activists from Africa to South America are standing firm and forming coalitions with other rights groups in the face of continued – and worsening – discrimination..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

An act of solidarity

You may have worn your red ribbon with pride last week, but 22 years after the first World AIDS Day was observed, the African response to the AIDS epidemic still leaves a lot to be desired.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

'If they say I am a witch then I must be a witch!'

A disturbing documentary about women condemned as witches and exiled to the village of Gambaga in northern Ghana.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Women of the world unite!

Sixteen days of activism against gender-based violence start here.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Repenting Homophobia

Symon Hill, author of the No-Nonsense Guide to Religion, will walk from Birmingham to London this summer, speaking along the way, in repentance for his former homophobic stance..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Queer eye for the WSF

For me, one of the real achievements of this WSF has been thewonderful turnout of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex(LGBTI) activists here (particularly from Africa). The Q-Spot, a venuesetup by GALCK (the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya), was one of themost popular hangouts in the stadium. Numerous workshops, trainings,debates, film screenings, exhibits, and poetry readings were wellattended and there was a real buzz about the place.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

‘Don’t Agonize, Organize!’

Africa Liberation Day 2010, celebrated on 25 May, is a time for action as well as reflection.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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What does it mean to be an African lesbian?

In her many works, South African photo activist Zanele Mutholi explores the meaning of being a same-gender-loving woman in Africa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

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