Category Archives: LGBTIs in Africa

2014 Oct. 8: Beautiful faces and kisses from Soweto Pride 2014

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2014 June 16: Ze ungandibizi

by Mandisa ‘Thozie’ Mathe Uze ungandenzakalisi ngamazwi akho arhabaxa! Uze ungandibizi ngendoda wakuvukelwa bubu khwenkwe nenzondo Uze ungandibizi ngendoda wakuvukelwa bubu ndlobongela bakho Uze ungandibizi ngendoda kub ufuna ukuva ukuba impendulo yam izawuthini na ukuze wena ufumane ukundiphatha-phatha de uyofikelela … Continue reading

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2014 May 14: Talented Ugandan Kuchus in Paris

  ___________________________ What:  “We Are One” performance by TUK – Paris Where:  Salle Olympe de Gouge15, rue Merlin – Paris When:  14th May 2014 @ 8 P.M.   In Uganda, lesbians and gay men are the targets of relentless hateful … Continue reading

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2014 March 21: Part 2 A retrospective on my life and work as an activist in South Africa

Johannesburg, May 17, 2013 (Part 1 describes how I first came to South Africa and became involved in lesbian and gay activism here, namely, through my role as the J-FLAG representative to the ILGA conference hosted by Johannesburg in September … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 17: LGBTI agenda reflected at a Human Rights lawyers conference

  by Jeremiah Sepotokele   2013 Oct. 4:  Wits University, Johannesburg. South Africa. The Wits Student Law Journal for Southern Africa hosted a conference “Incendo on the 4th of October 2013 at the Chalsty Centre at the Wits School of … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 3: “Strategies to overcome Political Exclusion-Lessons from Southern Africa”

Remarks by Amb. Mustaq Moorad Regional Director, International IDEA, Africa Programme at the Workshop on  “Strategies to overcome Political Exclusion-Lessons from Southern Africa” Pretoria, South Africa Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me welcome you to Pretoria on behalf of International IDEA. … Continue reading

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2013 Dec. 3: A Queer African Reader book

Dear Friend, If you are interested in reviewing QAR, kindly write to Sokari Ekine: sokari@blacklooks.org Thank you!

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