Omotoshi Kehinde, a gay man from Nigeria, said, “This organisation has helped to understand that LGBTI rights are human rights at the same time helping me to become an equal citizen of the world. I have a far better understanding of my sexual and mental health and I am living better as a result of being part of this charity. Their themed meetings and social events have helped me to avoid isolation. I strongly urge people to support their charity.”
BIRMINGHAM PRIDE: LGBTI Ugandans in UK Call for Decriminalization of Homosexuality in their Homeland
“ I am happy to be living in a country that prides itself in equality for LGBTI people. Even though all these achievements did not come in a year but they are here now. However it is time now for the international community to support us in our quest to bring these achievements in our countries.”
Children in the UK have been asked to describe their gender from a list of more than 20 different options in a new survey. Youngsters aged from 13 to 18 were asked to select from 25 choices, including “gender fluid”, “genderqueer” and “non-binary”.
UK based LGBTI organization recognized for its Efforts towards Defending Human Rights
By Ruth Muganzi
Out and Proud Diamond Group (OPDG), an LGBTI organization based in the United Kingdom founded by Ugandans who had to flee their homeland due to their sexual orientation and gender identity has been nominated for one of UK’s most prestigious award.
African LGBT Heroes Honoured At London Pride. By George Barasa While Ugandan human rights defender Kasha Jacqueline led the NYC Pride as Grand Marshal, the London Pride was also virtually being led by more African LGBTI activists.
Ugandan Lesbian Granted Asylum in UK
In December last year, a petition to stop the deportation of Uganda lesbian Judith Twikirize from UK was started online after she was detained at Yarlswood Dentition Center and the process for her deportation kicked off.