Your excellencies, Members of Parliament, Ladies and Gentlemen: The celebrated Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe once said that we cannot trample upon the humanity of others without devaluing our own. I believe in the possibility of a world where we as human beings can see ourselves as one and simply as human as one another. A […]
Invitation for Grant Applications.
We invite applications for grants from any individual or organization in thirteen eligible southern African countries, for work that addresses discrimination against lesbian women or transgender people. To be eligible for a grant you must be: A lesbian woman or a transgender person, or an organization that is led by lesbian women or transgender people; […]
EXCLUSIVELY BOMBASTIC: PRIDE UGANDA 2015,Official LGBTI Media Captures Five Day Festival in Totality
Eight months of waiting and swiftly the days dwindled down to just mere hours. The count down for the long awaited Pride Uganda 2015 festival themed WE ARE FAMILY was nearly over; but now, the anticipation was replaced by excitement and nostalgia.
In the Shadows of Democracy: LGBTIQ Rights in Uganda
In a human rights situation that has captured global attention, a majority of African countries have anti-homosexuality laws in place, some of which go so far as to punish offenders with life imprisonment or the death penalty. The Ugandan government, in particular, has faced widespread criticism for its passage in 2009 of an anti-homosexuality bill and the violence against sexual minorities that ensued.
KENYA: MASQUERADE PARTY
The first of its kind, this event will be going down in a five star hotel in uptown of Nairobi. And I am among other guests in attendance. The first LGBT event in Nairobi this year dedicated to us this coming Valentine’s Day. I managed to get their flier and with the information […]