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A shift of focus

It is time to bring families and communities into the LGBTI struggle.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Hate has no place in the house of God

Desmond Tutu speaks out against the wave of homophobia sweeping across many African countries.…

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

Uganda: Assault on human rights

On 10 September, two Ugandan LGBTI activists, Georgina (aka Oundo George) and Brenda (aka Kiiza) were taken into custody by two men in plain clothes who identified themselves as police officers. The two activists were held illegally for one week, were denied any legal representation, denied bail and never brought before a judge. Under both Ugandan and International law the detention was illegal….…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Are Western evangelists responsible for Uganda's homophobia?

Patience Akumu considers what impact preaching hate has had on the country's citizens and politicians. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Nigeria's ‘anti-gay bill’ is another backward step

Nigeria's new legislation is just another way of legitimizing all kinds of sexual prejudice and violence, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No room for complacency in the global battle against homophobia

Adam Long welcomes the recent overturning of Uganda’s anti-gay bill, but cautions against early celebration.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Is Europe becoming more homophobic?

Asks Vanessa Baird as a shocking new survey is published to mark the International Day Against Homophobia.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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LGBTIQ Africa: we are here and we are many!

Sokari Ekine, editor of the Queer African Reader, explains the book’s significance at a time of social transformation.…

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

Hip-hop: sexist claptrap or revolutionary verse?

Xanna Ward-Dixon ponders whether rap music is a bane or benefit to society at the recent Intelligence Squared debate.…

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

Shrugging off gang rape

Sokari Ekine on how the videoed rape of a young woman that went viral on YouTube was dismissed by the Nigerian police as ‘boys behaving badly’.…

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

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