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UPDATE: Kiana Firouz Granted Asylum In the UK

On June 18th, after two rounds of rejection by UK authorities, Kiana Firouz’s application for asylum was finally granted. Read More »

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IGNORING FEMALE BORN SEXUAL MINORITIES

You do not have to build peace, it is already in our world but men do not allow peace to flow because of injustice When you see injustice … Silence must not be an option… … Read More»

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RUWEPO Holds Human Sexuality/Human Rights Seminar in Bungoma, Kenya.

Riruta United Women Empowerment Programme (RUWEPO) NGO held a one day LGBTI human rights and sexual orientation awareness seminar for 36 participants in Bungoma on March 27. … Read More»

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Letter to Ugandan President and members of Parliament - Invitation to sign!

We have listened to your voices and as promised, are taking them straight to Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni and members of Parliament in protest of the proposed anti-gay bil … Read More»

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Adolescent Tried to Castrate Himself to Be a Woman

A 17 year old boy almost bled to death last Sunday, when he tried to castrate himself at home because he wanted to be a woman. … Read More»

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Do sexual right alleviate poverty?

Dear friends, We are left with only five years to met the 2015 deadline to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). … Read More»

Help Defeat Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill

The piece of legislation that has become known as Uganda’s anti-gay bill is slated to come before the Ugandan parliament in late February or early March. If the legislation passes, it would not only reinforce the criminalization of homosexuality in Uganda but it could punish homosexuals with life imprisonment or even death. Read More »

Voices of Our Future

Sexual Rights for Sexual Minorities

Voices of Our Future correspondent Gertrude F. Pswarayi exposes Zimbabwe's attacks on sexual minorities and imagines a more just future for the gay and lesbian citizens of her homeland. Read More »

"Zimbabweans need to stand up to President Mugabe and call for the decriminalization of sex work and the recognition of the rights of gays and lesbians."

Legalizing Homophobia, Setting a Precedent in Africa

In the wake of Uganda’s recent anti-homosexuality legislation, World Pulse correspondent and gay-rights activist Gertrude Pswarayi breaks down Africa's long history of homophobic legislation—and explains what can be done about it. Read More »

"As a Zimbabwean advocate for the rights of sexual minorities, I have witnessed how the Uganda legislative threats have created panic and despondence among sexual minorities."

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