November 2017

News

BOMBASTIC MAGAZINE: What Would You Like To See In The 4th Issue?

Kuchu Times Media Group (KTMG) is putting together the fourth issue of Bombastic Magazine.  There are lots of ways that you can get involved and one of these ways is helping determine the direction of this publication.
Being a community initiative, we thought it best to put the ball in your court. What would you like to see in the next issue, what topics would you love to see addressed, what issues remain untackled or what would you want us (as a community) to debunk?

News

VIDEO: FULL INTERVIEW WITH SUSAN MIREMBE

Susan Mirembe Nalunkuma a Ugandan lawyer and frontline feminist currently working with the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa (ISLA)-a South African based organisation as the sexual rights network coordinator also serves as the Board Chair for Kuchu Times Media Group. Ms Mirembe is the co-founder of an LGBTI organisation The Tara Foundation that works to support the mental and psychological wellness of LGBTIQ Ugandans

International

AUSTRALIA SAYS YES TO MARRIAGE EQUALITY

A solid majority of Australians voted in favor of same-sex marriage in a historic survey that, while not binding, paves the way for Parliament to legally recognize the unions of gay and lesbian couples.
Of 12.7 million Australians who took part in the government survey, 61.6 percent voted yes and 38.4 percent voted no, officials announced on Wednesday morning. Participation was high, with 79.5 percent of voting-age Australians sending back their postal ballots.

News

COURT OKAYS GENDER CHANGE FOR LUSAKA RESIDENT

The Lusaka High Court has granted a Lusaka resident an order compelling the Registrar General of Births and Deaths to change her birth records from female to male after medical tests proved she was in fact male. This case marks a turning point in the history of the country with regards to sexual and gender identity – a subject that has long been considered taboo in Zambia.


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