NAIROBI, 19/07/2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE As the world celebrated Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, a Kenyan organization working to secure rights for gay and lesbian people was recognized as one of 100 Sparks of Hope carrying on Madiba’s legacy of freedom. The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) was named a Spark of […]
The Unwanted Witness (UW) News Brief: Fresh Crack down on Social Media in Uganda Kampala, 1st/February/ 2016; Barely less than two weeks when social media platforms were blocked, the Uganda government through the Uganda Police is arresting critical Social Media Users who seem to be holding a divergent view from that of government. The arrests […]
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At the height of the Anti-homosexuality Bill fracas in 2013,a Ugandan LGBTI activist Kasha Jaqueline Nabagesera tabled an idea to start a community media platform. The platform was intended to counter the various outings that are so common in Uganda’s main stream media as well as provide a safe place
African Religious Leaders to Partner with the West in a Campaign to Fight Homophobia
Many have used religion and culture as their basis for homophobia in Africa. However, a group of African American religious leaders under their umbrella organization, The fellowship Global (TFG) have defied the norm and started a campaign to fight against homophobia across the world.
President Obama to Declare His Support against Treatments that are Administered to Turn Gay People Straight By Editor It is a practice that has affected most LGBTIQ people across the globe. On coming out, most families struggle to accept their loved ones’ sexuality and some are known to have sought treats; from religious interventions, witchcraft, […]
They say ignorance is no excuse but let’s make an exception here. Maybe homophobia in Africa has stemmed from the fact that people rarely address the myths that surround being homosexual. In this article, a proud lesbian breaks down the misconceptions that heterosexuals have about sexual minorities.
German Parliamentarian Sends Heartfelt Message of Encouragement to Bombastic Magazine Team By Editor As the struggle for equality and veneration for human rights around the world continues, several world leaders have had to publicly make a stand on the LGBTI issue. While some have fervently decried homosexuality and the struggles that come with it, others […]
ATTENTION: TO ALL LESBIAN GAY BISEXUAL TRANSGENDER AND INDEX ORGANISATIONS. DEAR ALL. Kuchu Times(KT) is a new Media Initiative that has been formed by activists belonging to different Ugandan LGBTI organisations to create a platform for the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender and Intersex community in Uganda and Africa; a platform where we hope to […]