With the renewed constitution of 2010, Human Rights activists are optimistic and determined to pursue avenues that will secure legal protection of the LGBTI community by repealing the anti-gay laws in Kenya’s Penal Code that violate the constitutional rights to equality, dignity and freedom of gender and sexual minorities.
Clare Byarugaba is a prolific LGBT advocate and Feminist based in Kampala. Born on 25th April, she hails from the hills of Kabale also known as “The Switzerland of Africa” which is located in the South Western part of Uganda. The 31 year old activist identifies as a lesbian that doesn’t believe in the concept […]
On 18th September 2018, Human Rights Awareness And Promotion Forum (HRAPH) held a meeting to launch the dissemination of the booklet on Strategic Litigation On The Rights of LGBTI Persons In Uganda and the Fact Sheet On Resolution 275 of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights as part of the strategies in the […]
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel who took over from Raúl Castro on 19 April, said he was in favour of recognising “marriage between people without any restrictions”. In an interview with TV Telesur, he said that doing so was “part of eliminating any type of discrimination in society”. Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Backs Same-Sex Marriage Castros’ […]
Margaret, a 48 year old woman, seemed to be pregnant for three years. She had a watermelon sized noncancerous tumour that kept developing in her lower abdomen. The bloated stomach caused her severe pain in her hip and lower back that she could hardly sit, walk straight or go long distances. She couldn’t drive for […]
The life of a transman in Uganda is largely categorized as one filled with terror. In a society where transgender men are usually identified as gay or lesbians demostrates that the transgender concept is widely misunderstood. A transman (transgender man) in simple terms is a man who was assigned female at birth, usually referred to […]
The Coalition of African Lesbians (CAL) is a feminist and Pan Africanist network based in Johannesburg- South Africa with a mission to promote freedom, justice and bodily autonomy not only for lesbians but all women in the Africa and all over the world. It was founded by 50 activists at the Sex and Secrecy […]