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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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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.…

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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.…

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Are we sleepwalking into a fascist Europe – again?

Dog-whistle populism may be more toxic and enduring than we think, writes Vanessa Baird in the aftermath of the European Parliament elections.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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LGBT refugees lack NGO protection

On World Refugee Day, a report argues that refugee organizations around the world are not doing enough to help and protect LGBT migrants.…

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Gay rights are not in competition with religious freedom

On Blog Action Day, Adam Long argues that there is no room in a democracy for one set of rights to infringe on another.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Moving towards equality

Argentina approves same-sex marriage.…

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Has this been the decade of gay rights in Britain?

From Section 28 to equal marriage, legal gains have been achieved but there is still work to be done, says Adam Long.…

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Australia’s government is gutting progressive legislation

Adam Long despairs at the increasingly extremist bent of the Tony Abbott administration and its open disdain for equality.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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