April 2016


SUPPORT NEEDED: Help Raise Funds to Send Joseph Kingham Ochill to the International Rights Training Program

Joseph Kingham Ochill, a Ghanaian sexual health and human rights activist is seeking assistance to raise funds to enable him attend the 37th International Rights Training Program in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue in Canada. The training that will be held from June 5 to June 24th 016 requires Ochill to raise a total of CAD $5,845 to cover both travel and participation costs.


UBUNTU BIOGRAPHY PROJECT: Celebrating LGBTI People of African Descent

Ubuntu Biography Project is a groundbreaking effort to tell the largely untold stories of LGBTI men and women of African descent from all over the world. Its currently a popular Facebook page, ( https://www.facebook.com/UbuntuBiographyProject) is easily accessible to everyone. Ubuntu Biography Project (UBP) tells the largely untold stories of remarkable men and women who are involved in Human Rights, Social Justice and community building efforts around the world.


Are We Defined by what We Wear?

Going by biblical stories, the first human beings as we are told, Adam and Eve never wore clothes on their bodies and that was just fine. The connotation of them getting aware of their nakedness ‘immediately after they sinned’ in the garden of Eden, is seriously only confusion that doesn’t quite rhyme perfect with the gist of the story, where Eve reportedly plucked a fruit from the forbidden tree and handed it over to Adam. Dressed or naked, the focus ought to have been put on Eve’s act, which in my view is the most important issue