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Added on: 05/23/2024
A left-wing French politician’s visit to the West African nation of Senegal has led to anti-gay Senegalese Prime Minister Ousmane Sonko being accused of  homosexuality and two…

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Added on: 05/20/2024
RIETI, ITALY — Ella Anthony knew it was time to leave her native Nigeria when she escaped an abusive, forced marriage only to face angry relatives who threatened…

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Added on: 05/19/2024
05/18/2024
Several events were held across South Africa this week to commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT), under the 2024 theme of “No one…

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Added on: 05/18/2024
05/17/2024
Fearing imprisonment and abuse in their homeland, some queer Ugandans have fled to neighboring Kenya where they hope to live in safety. It’s been a year since…

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Added on: 05/17/2024
05/16/2024
GABORONE (Reuters) – President Ian Khama of Botswana said on Tuesday he had ordered the arrest and deportation of U.S. pastor Steven Anderson, who was banned from…

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Added on: 05/16/2024
Alex Kofi Donkor is used to speaking out in support of Ghana’s LGBTQ+ community. For the past eight years, the activist has fearlessly led protests and panel…

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Added on: 05/12/2024
The Organization for Refuge, Asylum, and Migration had a homecoming in the San Francisco Bay Area in an effort to drum up support and talk about its…

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Added on: 05/11/2024
05/10/2024
A year after Uganda enacted one of the world’s harshest anti-gay laws, many LGBTQ+ exiles are struggling to start over, facing a host of new hurdles alongside…

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Added on: 05/11/2024
Generous donors have contributed $9,447 in the seven days since Project Not Alone announced its 2024 fund drive on May 3. That surpassed the goal of $8,122….

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Added on: 05/09/2024
05/08/2024
ACCRA, May 8 (Reuters) – Ghana’s Supreme Court said on Wednesday that lawyers battling over the legality of one of Africa’s most restrictive anti-LGBTQ bill must amend…

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Added on: 05/08/2024
05/07/2024
Ghana’s Supreme Court will on Wednesday May 8, 2024 start hearing a case that has the potential to both threaten the West African country’s 20 billion debt…

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Added on: 05/05/2024
05/04/2024
The west African country of Ghana has passed some of the harshest anti-LGBT laws. The country imposes gaol terms for anyone identifying as LGBTQ, anyone who founds…

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Added on: 05/04/2024
05/03/2024
“We’re all illegal now,” read a text to Musana (who is using an alias for protection) sent by one of her friends in May 2023, after Ugandan…

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Added on: 05/02/2024
05/01/2024
Driving to work one morning last summer, Brian Aliganyira was forced off the road and into a ditch by motorcycle riders surrounding his car on both sides….

Alturi Blog

Added on: 05/01/2024
Annie Clark
Alturi Contributor
In 2013, Uganda passed one of the harshest anti-LGBTQ laws in the world. Under the Anti-Homosexuality Act, which took effect in February 2014, conduct between same-sex individuals…

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Added on: 05/01/2024
04/30/2024
Britain sanctioned the speaker of the Ugandan parliament, Anita Among, and two high profile Ugandan lawmakers on Tuesday, targeting corruption in the east African country for the…

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Added on: 05/01/2024
04/30/2024
Kenyan anti-LGBTQ activists are now prohibited from calling for the murder of the country’s LGBTQ+ community, the country’s High Court ruled in an order. The order is…

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Added on: 04/27/2024
Ghana, despite its more solid reputation for democracy and respect for human rights than authoritarian Uganda, is joining it in more stringently criminalising homosexuality – and vacillating…

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Added on: 04/26/2024
Congolese member of parliament and former presidential candidate Constant Mutamba is standing by his bill that would criminalize gay sex for the first time in the Democratic Republic…

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Added on: 04/25/2024
04/24/2024
A UK minister has claimed that Rwanda is a “progressive” country where LGBTQ+ migrants will be safe, despite warnings from queer charities. Illegal migration minister Michael Tomlinson praised Rwanda’s…

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Added on: 04/25/2024
04/24/2024
Recent Afrobarometer survey data (Round 8, 2019-2021) paints a stark picture with 86% of Kenyans and 93% of Ghanaians expressing intolerance towards the LGBT community. This high level of…

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Added on: 04/20/2024
04/19/2024
The airwaves buzz with a new and exciting podcast called ‘LivenInspirewithMathabatha’ hosted by an advocate for the LBGTQ+ community Mathabatha Joba every Wednesday from 19:00-20:00 on MyneighborhoodTV….

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Added on: 04/19/2024
04/18/2024
Burundi’s president said gay people should be stoned, amid a larger crackdown on the LGBTQ community in the East African country. “If you want to attract a curse…

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Added on: 04/19/2024
04/18/2024
ACCRA (Reuters) – Members of Ghana’s LGBT community and activists are waiting to see whether the West African country’s president will sign into law a bill that…

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Added on: 04/18/2024
Anti-LGBTQ bills and new laws are spreading around the world, including in several African nations and the former Soviet republic of Belarus. The proposed or approved legislation in…

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Added on: 04/17/2024
04/16/2024
Twenty-two individuals have filed an appeal with Uganda’s Supreme Court against the Constitutional Court’s recent refusal to strike down the country’s vile Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA). The Supreme…

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Added on: 04/15/2024
04/13/2024
The LGBTQ+ community in KwaZulu-Natal is urged to be vigilant following new reports of several individuals being targeted by criminals on the Grindr dating app in the…

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Added on: 04/14/2024
04/13/2024
The LGBTQ+ community in KwaZulu-Natal is urged to be vigilant following new reports of several individuals being targeted by criminals on the Grindr dating app in the…

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Added on: 04/13/2024
04/12/2024
The Umkhonto WeSizwe (MK) party appears to be courting the LGBTIQ+ community by selling rainbow-themed promotional wear, despite its founder repeatedly attacking queer people and their relationships….

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Added on: 04/12/2024
04/11/2024
ACCRA (Reuters) -The presidential candidate of Ghana’s ruling party, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia, said on Thursday he was opposed to “the practice of homosexuality”, a stance he promised…