April 2015

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The African NGO Forum Puts before the African Commission Issues Affecting the Continent and the Way Forward

The African NGO Forum Puts before the African Commission Issues Affecting the Continent and the Way Forward

By Editor

During the 56th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the Forum for the participation of NGOs tabled a number of issues that continue

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A Ugandan Lesbian who was Left Homeless at the Tender Age of Sixteen Tells All about her Life on the Streets and Beating the Odds

A Ugandan Lesbian who was Left Homeless at the Tender Age of Sixteen Tells All about her Life on the Streets and Beating the Odds

By Our Correspondent

At first glance she comes off as your average girl trying to find herself and one would never guess the pain underneath her vibrant nature and confident stature.

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NGLHRC Founder Member Threatened by Landlord after Ruling that Saw Court Order NGO Coordinator Board to Register the Organization

NGLHRC Founder Member Threatened by Landlord after Ruling that Saw Court Order NGO Coordinator Board to Register the Organization

George Barasa

Kenya Correspondent

A few days after High Court instructed the NGO Coordination board to register the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, founder member Ms. Njeri Gateru and the organization are already being subjected to bullying from some Members of Parliament as well as fellow citizens.

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None On Record to Join in on IDAHOT Festivities with Launch of Online Video Aimed at offering Support to LGBTI Youth

None On Record to Join in on IDAHOT Festivities with Launch of Online Video Aimed at offering Support to LGBTI Youth

By George Barasa
Kenyan Correspondent

African film project None On Record is this year joining the IDAHOT celebrations by collecting video messages from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) persons and allies across the African continent as well as those in Diaspora.

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Renowned LGBT Activist Stephen Parelli Shares Heartbreaking Ordeal with Dying Sister who Banned him from attending her Funeral by Virtue of his Sexuality

Renowned LGBT Activist Stephen Parelli Shares Heartbreaking Ordeal with Dying Sister who Banned him from attending her Funeral by Virtue of his Sexuality

Like most LGBTI persons across the world, Rev Stephen Parelli’s coming out was met with mixed feelings especially by family members.

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LGBTI Communities World over Gear up for 11th International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia with Uplifting Celebratory Strategies

LGBTI Commuinities World over Gear up for 11th International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia with Uplifting Celebratory Strategies

By Editor

As the International Day against Homophophia, Transphobia and Biphobia draws closer, several nations have started preparations on events to commemorate the day.

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Coalition of African Lesbians Finally Granted Observer Status by African Commission after Seven Years of being turned Down

Coalition for African Lesbians Finally Granted Observer Status by African Commission after Seven Years of being turned Down
By Editor
After seven long years and two application submissions, the Coalition for African Lesbians (CAL) has been granted observer status by the African Commission.

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Kenyan High Court Orders for the Official Registration and Recognition of The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission as an NGO

Kenyan High Court Orders for the Official Registration and Recognition of The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission as an NGO

By George Barasa

Kenyan Correspondent

In news that was broken through Facebook by Eric Gitari, Executive Director National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (LGLHRC), Kenya has made yet another groundbreaking step towards the recognition of LGBTI organisations in the country.