While LGBT+ people are not explicitly identified as a marginalized population in Agenda 2030, several SDG targets provide entry points that can be utilized by advocates of inclusive societies to ensure that LGBT+ people are not left behind and the purpose of the report is to highlight the linkages and build bridges between SDG action and commitments to LGBT+ inclusion.
We’re seeking a part-time project manager (50%) as maternity cover for a project in digital human rights work in Uganda in cooperation with local and international partners. The main goal of the project is to strengthen human rights in Uganda through the effective and innovative use of digital infrastructure and tools as well as to establish a digital mindset in various target groups.
While India moves to protect her citizens, Uganda’s minister of Ethics and Integrity Hon. Simon Lokodo two days ago prematurely announced that he was closing down the annual Nyege Nyege festival citing that the purpose of this festival, has been compromised to accommodate the celebration and recruitment of young people into homosexuality – a very absurd but not isolated action by representatives of the Uganda government.
Two women aged 32 and 22 years, in the North Eastern state of Terengganu, have pleaded guilty to having sex in a car with a dildo according to the local news outlet, Sinar Harian. Despite the fact that the two women were released on bail, they were both given a fine of RM 3,300- an equivalent of £630 and sentenced to 6 lashings each by the Shariah High Court.
It’s the first time in the World that a transgender man wins a national Mr Gay title. Niels Jansen is an open transgender man with a clear message to the world. “There are lots of ways to be a man and there are lots of ways to be a gay man. And we are all valid and worthy of respect and love.” Niels said about what the title meant to him.
To our own global movement, we have done a commendable job creating allies at the missional and diplomatic level and while we must continue nurturing these relationships, we must also realise that the work we do as a movement must get to a point where we prioritize mindset change within our societies
Australia’s parliament has legislated for marriage equality, passing a bill almost unanimously to allow two people, regardless of sex, to marry. On Thursday the House of Representatives passed a cross-party bill after an unprecedented national postal survey gave unstoppable momentum to legislate the historic social reform.